Startup Grind Zurich Hosts Johannes Reck (GetYourGuide)

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Johannes Reck, GetYourGuide

Johannes is CEO and co-founder of GetYourGuide, an online marketplace for travel activities. He graduated with distinction from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology with a Master's Degree in Biochemistry. While still in university, he successfully led the company to its first venture capital round. After a brief interlude as Visiting Associate at the Boston Consulting Group, he decided to join GetYourGuide as full-time CEO in June 2009. The company has since become the world's largest online platform for travel activities, and grown to a size of more than 70 full-time employees in offices in Zurich, Berlin & Las Vegas.

 

 

Agenda

7:00 Networking and Food
8:00 Fireside Chat
9:00 Networking

 


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Hosted By Timothy Chuma, Director of Startup Grind Zurich

With a background in enterprise application development, having worked as a freelance CRM/ERP consultant for over 7 years, Tim brings Startup Grind to Zurich, Switzerland to prove that Switzerland is more than cheese and chocolate. Tim is the founder and CEO of Censeo Computing, a Microsoft Bizspark startup that provides Saas front office applications for the financial service sector. An über fan of anything CRM/CXM, he shares his experiences through his blog The CRM Guy Swiss. He is currently lives in Zug, Switzerland with startup CEO wife and  two lovely kids.
Email: [masked] | Twitter: @censeocomputing

Hosted By David Butler, Director of Startup Grind Zurich

David Butler is a serial networker and social media aficionado. Both David’s strong social presence and his love of testing beta versions of new products coming from Zurich’s many startups, have made him a sought after advisor in many industries.
Email: [masked] | Twitter: @david_a_butler

 

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 40 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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  • Radan N.

    It was a very interesting speech by Johannes. I appreciated that he shared his experience with us, especially regarding VC market and customer support. Well done!

    1 · August 26, 2013

  • Gerrit

    Very interesting on-stage interview and open responses, good conversations before the main part..

    August 20, 2013

  • Ayesha K.

    Booked tickets. Looking forward to it :-)

    August 12, 2013

  • Alka P.

    Not in town

    July 31, 2013

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