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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.

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Upcoming events (2)

SG Panel - 2019 Venture Madness Winners


THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-phoenix-presents-sg-panel-2019-venture-madness-winners/ Join the 2019 Venture Madness winners as they discuss their challenges, successes, funding, and goals for the future. The event will feature the following speakers: SaaS PM: Jamie Baxter, Co-Founder & CEO - Qwick Consumer: Paul Kacir, Founder & CEO - RVnGO Growth: Johnny Hanna, Co-Founder & CEO - Homie SaaS AM: Michelle Eichner, CEO - Digitile Healthcare: Dave Vockell, CEO & Founder - Lighthouse Please join us from 6-7 for networking, food, drinks, and a Speed Mentoring Session, hosted by Coplex, prior to the panel. Agenda 6:00 PM: Networking & Speed Networking Session, hosted by Coplex Dinner and drinks will be hosted for registered guests 7:00 PM: Venture Madness Panel 8:30 PM: Networking & Wrap Up --- Panelists Jamie Baxter - Qwick (Co-Founder & CEO) Jamie Baxter is an HR Technology veteran launching 7 different HR technology products from concept to revenue, growing the largest to $130MM ARR. Jamie is now the Co-Founder and CEO of Qwick, an on-demand staffing company connecting food & beverage professionals with businesses to fill shifts in minutes. Dave Vockell - Lighthouse (Founder & CEO) Dave Vockell is the Founder of LIGHTHOUSE, which puts your care team on your kitchen table using Amazon Alexa. Dave’s tech background stretches the full range of company sizes – from being a first-ten employee in PayPal founder Max Levchin’s latest startup, to working for the CEO of Yahoo!, to being the first VP of Internet Strategy at American Express. Michelle Eichner - Digitile (CEO) Digitile has redefined the way you search for files at work. Powered by Artificial Intelligence, Digitile centralizes file search results across cloud business applications like Google Drive, Gmail, Dropbox, Slack, Trello, Outlook, and OneDrive to help employees find files faster, no matter where they're stored. Johnny Hanna - Homie (Co-Founder & CEO) Johnny Hanna is CEO and Co-Founder of Homie. Homie's mission is to make the home buying/selling experience enjoyable while saving thousands of dollars in real estate commissions. Prior to Homie, Johnny was President and Co-Founder of Entrata, a real estate software company, where he helped the company grow to over $100 million in annual revenue. Paul Kacir - RVnGO (Founder & CEO) Paul has over 20 years’ experience with growing technology companies, notably prior to founding RVnGO he was the vice-president and general counsel of First Solar, Inc. (FSLR and S&P 500 at the time) and also lead a couple of technology start-up companies. Prior to First Solar, Paul was general counsel for Creo Inc., British Columbia’s largest tech company (NASDAQ and TSX 300). Hosted By Lauren Loeffler, Phoenix Director Christina Kehoe, Phoenix Co-Director Director of Startup Grind Phoenix | Associate Board Member for the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Scottsdale | Team #yesphx | Believer in the Arizona Coyotes Kellie Zimmet, Team Member Melissa Gamez, Team Member Melissa Gamez, an Arizona native, is a marketer by trade and leader at heart. Currently, she is the Director of Operations for Digital Panda, a digital marketing platform that efficiently powers marketing campaigns for vendor-buying group-dealer businesses. Melissa has served as a digital marketing consultant to a number of growth companies in the Phoenix Metro, her expertise lies in brand strategy, influencer marketing, and social media marketing. Outside of work, Melissa is a runner, traveler, and avid foodie. Melissa is involved with the Phoenix Chapter of Girls in Tech Phoenix and ALPFA, Inc - Phoenix, two organizations she is deeply passionate about. Zachary Charnell, Software Engineer Matt Ferguson, Team Member | Director of Sales | Lighthouse PE --- Global Partner Google for Startups (https://startup.google.com) Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products. Sponsorss Hool Coury Law, PLC (http://www.hoolcourylaw.com) Hool Coury Law is a law firm focused on entrepreneurial success, representing investors and growing ventures from start-up to exit. We cover all aspects of fund formation, angel and venture investing, and corporate representation, contracting, financing, licensing, regulatory work, and mergers and acquisitions. We serve as advisors, counsel, and as a connection resource for hundreds of high growth companies, entrepreneurs, and investors. Coplex (http://www.coplex.com) Coplex is an interactive agency that focuses on truly collaborative web design and development. We promote transparency and agility so that with our customers we can create amazing new websites, applications and businesses. We <3 startups. Partners #yesphx (http://yesphx.com/) #yesphx is a unifying banner for Arizona’s diverse startup community — founders and funds, designers and developers, architects and advertisers, angels and accelerators, institutions and incubators, bankers and bloggers, lawyers and legislators, councils and contests, employees and educators. Galvanize (http://www.galvanize.com) --- Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 500 cities and 125+ 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 (https://www.startupgrind.com/) or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind (https://twitter.com/StartupGrind). --- THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-phoenix-presents-sg-panel-2019-venture-madness-winners/

Learn How to Start Your Online Marketing Business in Two Hours!

FREE TICKET Stand Out from The Rest & Learn How to Start Your Online Marketing Business in Two Hours! How To Start Your Online Marketing Business Internet Marketing Workshop PHOENIX MAY- 23rd, 24th & 25th Hilton Hotel 12:30pm 6:00pm Tuesday, May 23, 2017 Hilton Hotel 2929 West Frye Road Chandler, AZ 85224 Renaissance Hotel & Spa 12:30pm 6:00pm Wednesday, May 24, 2017 Renaissance Hotel & Spa 9495 West Coyotes Boulevard Glendale, AZ 85305 The Scottsdale Plaza Resort 12:30pm 6:00pm Thursday, May 25, 2017 The Scottsdale Plaza Resort 7200 North Scottsdale Road Scottsdale, AZ 85253 Learn Simple, Proven and Exciting Ways to Build a Successful Business Using Online Marketing Strategies Limited Time Only! REGISTER NOW! https://goo.gl/sB6naE How would you like to learn how to build a business from scratch using the latest online marketing strategies? The formula for creating a business from scratch and using the internet to sell your products, tools and services. We will show you how to license other products if you don't want to create them yourself. How you can get off the ground quickly by tapping into NEW platforms, where all the products & marketing are done for you. How to flood your business with sales every single day from automated traffic that converts leads into sales while you sleep. How to tie everything together, and walk out the room with a bullet-proof plan to hit your online business goals in 2016. DON'T MISS this event. Events like this have the capability of creating a breakthrough for you. We'll tell you all about this when we meet, but just know this event is mindset shifting. BUT only if you attend Make sure you secure your seat right now and we'll see you there ** Choose Your SESSION when you reserve your seat ** Limited Time Only! REGISTER NOW! https://goo.gl/sB6naE FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: Q: Would it be possible for me to take a long friend(s) or business partner(s)? A: Yes, this is possible. Do make sure that you register the people you will bring with to the Workshop Q: Do I need any experience in order to understand what is being taught at the Workshop? A: No, we will teach you exactly and step by step how to generate a full-time income in your spare time Q: Does my age, education background matter? A: No, it doesn't. Our oldest student 72 years "young" and definitely not computer savvy Q: Is this event really free? A: Yes, it is absolutely free to come and learn at this event Limited Time Only! REGISTER NOW! https://goo.gl/sB6naE

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