6:00 Networking and Food 7:00 Fireside Chat 8:00 Networking
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
Hosted By Karlie Krieger, Director of Global Events & Partnerships
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 Director of Events. She now heads up strategy, planning, and execution of our global events and oversees all Startup Grind partnerships. Karlie now lives in San Francisco. Email: [masked] | Twitter: @KarlieKrieger
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The world’s leading MBA event is coming to Palo Alto on Thursday, October 30th at the Sheraton, with a special offer for Startup Grind members – free entry upon registration when you mention ‘Startup Grind’ and giving you two great chances to get all your MBA questions answered in one place.
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.
Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in 200 cities and 85 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, & investors.
The monthly events are open to anyone interested or involved in startups and there are no annual or membership fees.