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Startup Grind Chicago Hosts Ethan Austin (GiveForward)

  • Jan 21, 2014 · 6:00 PM

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Ethan Austin, GiveForward

Ethan is the co-founder and President of GiveForward.  With over $72 million raised, GiveForward is the #1 site to raise money for medical bills. GiveForward helps family & friends give financial and emotional support to a loved one in need. Ethan lives by a personal mantra have fun, do good, help others and enjoys waxing poetic on his blog, Startups and Burritos.

 

 

Agenda

6:00 Networking and Food
7:00 Fireside Chat
8:00 Networking

 

Hosted By Tom Denison, Chicago Chapter Director

Tom's passion is mentoring, advising, funding and founding tech startups. Like many, his digital experience started with a glamorous yet struggling internet startup, but blossomed into strategy and business development with some of the most recognized digital powerhouses. He has also nurtured and made profitable a top 200 internet retailer. Today, he is the Founder of Funl, a collection of savvy digital marketing experts who “Provide the expertise and resources needed to drive a large, loyal and profitable customer base.”
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Global Partners

Google Cloud
Google Cloud Platform is offering developers $2,000 of credit to start building applications on Google App Engine and Google Compute Engine. App Engine is a full development stack (PaaS), and Compute Engine lets you run workloads on Linux virtual machines (IaaS). Apply to receive credit at cloud.google.com/starterpack and use verification code: sg-org.

 

Local Partners

Elance
Elance. is where people Work Differently™. A pioneer in today’s freelance revolution, Elance connects the world through work. Today over 500,000 businesses and 2 million freelancers use Elance in 170+ countries. Innovative global enterprises, small businesses and startups tap into the Elance talent pool, building teams from software engineers, application developers and web and graphic designers to copywriters, market researchers, data scientists, social media marketers, customer service agents and other business professionals. More than 1 million freelance jobs are completed through Elance annually.

 

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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 50 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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  • Tom D.

    I am no Charlie Rose, but Ethan was fantastic, and shared what I believe to be lots of fantastic insight.

    January 22, 2014

  • David C.

    Great event, Ethan was an interesting speaker. Good group of people attending and met some great contacts.

    January 22, 2014

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