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Startup Grind Silicon Valley Hosts Bing Gordon (Partner at Kleiner Perkins)

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Join us Feburary 4th as we welcome Bing Gordon, Parter at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Bing Gordon joined Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers in 2008. At KPCB, he leads on the sFund, the investment initiative to fund and build applications and services that deliver on the promise of the social web. The sFund, launched in late 2010 with strategic partners Amazon, Facebook, Zynga, Comcast, Liberty Media and Allen & Co, has made 14 investments to date, including 4 seeds. Bing serves on the board of directors of sFund companies Lockerz, Cafebots and Klout; sFund strategics Zynga and Amazon; as well as Zazzle and Mevio. He was also a founding director at ngmoco (acquired by DeNA 2010) and Audible (acquired by Amazon 2008).


6:00 - Networking and Pizza

6:30 - Fireside Chat

7:30 - Questions and More Networking


Startup Grind is a 30-city event series hosted in 13-countries that educates, inspires, and connects entrepreneurs. Rooted in the heart of Silicon Valley, Startup Grind brings the world's greatest founders and investors to tell their stories on stage and share it with our global startup community. There are brilliant entrepreneurs everywhere so start learning and networking with them at your local Startup Grind community.

For more information visit or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind.

HOSTED BY Michael Cayley

Derek Andersen - Founder 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 THANK YOU TO OUR AMAZING SPONSORS!

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  • Bill W.

    Excellent - informative, especlally his comments on managing startups at the end.

    February 4, 2013

  • Bruce B.

    Bing was fun & insightful - outspoken & direct

    February 4, 2013

  • Florian U.

    ride or cab share from PA to the event location, anyone?

    February 4, 2013

    • Oscar

      I could share a cab from redwood city caltrain. I'm on nb train now.

      February 4, 2013

    • Florian U.

      thanks, guys. ended up going there early the classical way.

      February 4, 2013

  • Doron S.

    Thinking on Re-Alive my startup, or Re-Create it!

    February 4, 2013

  • Olga K.

    Looking for a tech co-founder for a platform that will help SMBs to get massive press coverage faster than any current method / tools allows them to. Will also help to build personal brands. Growing market, tested model, monetization from day 1.
    Have committed investors for post- Beta stage.
    Any super-talent out there that is by accident available for new start-up adventure?
    Will see you guys tomorrow.

    1 · February 4, 2013

  • Ping

    Join us for the event on how to build Apps with HTML5 - WebWorks, at 6:00 PM on Feb 13, 2013,


    February 4, 2013

  • Tyler R.

    My buddies are running a survey on algorithms the winners to gets a kindle

    January 31, 2013

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