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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!
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6:30 Networking - Food & Drinks included!
7:15 Fireside Chat
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.
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