Startup Grind San Francisco Hosts Justin Kan (Twitch; Justin.TV)

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Justin Kan, Twitch; Justin.TV

Justin Kan is an internet entrepreneur. He is best known for founding Kiko, the first AJAX web calendar; Justin.tv, a live video streaming platform; Socialcam, a mobile video sharing app (acquired for $60mm by Autodesk in 2012); Twitch, a video game streaming platform; and Exec, an on demand maid service (acquired by Handybook in 2014). He is currently a partner at the seed fund Y Combinator. He graduated from Yale University with a degree in Physics and Philosophy. 

 

 

Agenda

6:00 Networking and Food
7:00 Fireside Chat
8:00 Networking

 

Hosted By Karlie Krieger, Director of Events

Karlie is passionate about producing flawless events. Prior to Startup Grind she spent 3+ years running all national conferences for Inc. Magazine in New York. In August 2013, she joined the HQ team as the Director of  Events, heading up the 2014 global event and then some. Karlie now lives in San Francisco.
Email: [masked] | Twitter: @KarlieKrieger

Hosted By Derek Andersen, Founder and CEO of Startup Grind

Derek Andersen spent four years in product management at Electronic Arts working on games like the Godfather, Burnout, and Mirror's Edge. He left in 2009 to found Vaporware Labs, a company that has tried and failed many times, but successfully launched products like Startup Grind, Commonred, and Steve Young Football (iOS). He's also a contributing author for Techcrunch and Business Insider and lives in Palo Alto, California.
Email: [masked] | Twitter: @derekjandersen

Global Partners

Google for Entrepreneurs Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products.

 

Local Partners

Verizon Honoring its ongoing commitment to innovation and social responsibility, Verizon announced its 2014 Powerful Answers Award. The multi-million dollar global challenge, which debuted last year with much success, encourages innovators, developers and entrepreneurs to create ideas that solve the world’s biggest issues and leverage Verizon’s cutting edge technology to deliver ground-breaking solutions and social good. This year’s categories are: education, healthcare, sustainability, and transportation. Submissions will be accepted through June 30, 2014 at www.powerfulanswersaward.com.

Samepage Sampepage is a social and collaborative way for groups and colleagues to work together. It’s a cloud-based platform that securely connects people with projects, conversations and files, so that everybody is always on the same page.

Pivotal Labs Pivotal Labs is a premier full service software development consultancy. We are a thought leader in agile, and have an outstanding track record creating products and building teams for our clients, which include TaskRabbit, Twitter, ModCloth, Salesforce.com, Urban Dictionary, and Groupon.

 

Upcoming events you should attend!

Silicon Valley hosts Adi Tatarko Houzz 22nd of July 2014

San Francisco hosts Chris Wanstrath GitHub 21st of August 2014

 

What is Startup Grind?

Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 100 cities and 42 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead. For more information visit StartupGrind.com or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind.

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    Hey Guys, if anyone interested in wearable tech, get in touch. We are expanding our technical team. Email- [masked] for more

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