Startup Grind Vancouver Hosts Meredith Powell (The Next Big Thing)

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Meredith Powell, The Next Big Thing

Forty Startup Communities rethinking the Gender Gap

Google for Entrepreneurs is introducing a new program called #40Forward. In an effort to find new ways to advance female entrepreneurs, Google for Entrepreneurs is committing $1 million in aggregate to 40 startup-focused organizations, challenging them to increase the representation of women in their respective tech communities. Startup Grind is proud to be one of those 40 organizations!

Join us on May 15th for our #40FORWARD event with Meredith Powell, founder of The Next Big Thing.

Meredith started out with a successful career in the film industry, then founded three brand management and business strategy agencies in the fast-paced fashion industry, opening showrooms across the US & Canada, all before the age of 27.

Meredith is the Creator of women’s speaker series, Founders Collective, a dedicated tech startup mentor, founding Advisory Board member to RAW Beauty Talks, and seed investor to multiple women-founded businesses.

Her work has been recognized by CTV, BC Business, Techvibes, The Sun, The Province, Startup Canada, the Globe & Mail and Woman of Worth Awards among others. Watch Meredith on CTV News

With deep global experience leading trends & scaling brands rapidly from zero to millions of dollars in revenue, she's built her career on spreading ideas and knowing "The Next Big Thing" when she sees it.

 

SPECIAL OFFER: The first 40 people to register for the event will receive an exclusive Google for Entrepreneurs #40Forward T-shirt!

 

 

Agenda

6:30 Networking and Food
7:30 Fireside Chat
8:30 Networking

 

Hosted By Cheryl Mack, Vancouver Chapter Director

Cheryl Mack has been living the startup life since moving to Vancouver in 2008. She is an active member of the startup community, having worked with several startups, accelerators and investors. She is dedicated to building a thriving startup ecosystem in Vancouver and growing access to funding, developers, and other resources. UBC Sauder alumni, technology geek, and travel enthusiast.
Email: [masked] | Twitter: @cmack4life

Hosted By Cheryl Draper, Ottawa Chapter Director

Cheryl has been living the startup life since 2008 when she co-founded Boxseat Suite Management. She has spent more than a decade in Events, Marketing & Partnership Activation. She was a founding member of Startup Weekend Ottawa & StartupOttawa.ca as well as a Curator at StartupDigest & StartupGenome. She is currently the Community Manager at Invoke Labs and calls Vancouver, Canada home. When she is not herding cats, she likes to drink tea, spend time with family & friends and travel.
Email: [masked] | Twitter: @@cheryldraper

Global Partners

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

 

Local Partners

Microsoft BizSpark BizSpark is a free program for tech startups to access thousands of dollars worth of free Microsoft software. It also provides startups with $150/month for three years in Windows Azure credits. Need to scale? Connect to learn how to get nominated for $60,000 in Windows Azure hosting credits.

TechVibes Originally founded in 2002, Techvibes is dedicated to covering social, mobile, and startup news that impacts Canadians. Our editors and nationwide network of reporters combine breaking hyperlocal news with international coverage to deliver a unique balance of insight and information.

Mobify At Mobify, we make the web a fast and responsive experience on all mobile devices. Our goal is to help businesses delight their users across smartphones, tablets, TVs, fridges, cars, wearable computers and any other web-enabled devices. Together with our customers, we’re creating a better, more user-friendly web for the billions of people who access it on their mobile devices.

BCIC The BC Innovation Council works with partners in industry, academia and government to accelerate the growth of BC ventures through the support of entrepreneurs and tech startups.

 

 

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 50 cities and 20 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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