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Startup Grind is the largest independent startup community, actively educating, inspiring, and connecting entrepreneurs globally in partnership with Google for Startups.

The cornerstone of our global community are monthly events featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Founded in Silicon Valley, Startup Grind has helped millions of entrepreneurs build their businesses, connect with strategic partners, and secure funding.

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The Startup Community Way: Evolving an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

THIS IS A FREE EVENT - PLEASE FINISH YOUR RSVP IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-melbourne-presents-the-startup-community-way-evolving-an-entrepreneurial-ecosystem/ We are in the midst of a startup revolution. The growth and proliferation of innovation-driven startup activity is profound, unprecedented, and global in scope. Today, it is understood that communities of support and knowledge-sharing go along with other resources. The importance of collaboration and a long-term commitment has gained wider acceptance. These principles are adopted in many startup communities throughout the world. Join early-stage investor and entrepreneur, Brad Feld, in a discussion about something near and dear to our hearts: entrepreneurial communities. Brad will discuss what makes startup communities thrive and how to improve collaboration in these rapidly evolving, complex environments. Brad Feld lives in Boulder, Colorado and Homer, Alaska with his wife and is on a quest to run a marathon in every state in the US.Brad has been an early-stage investor and entrepreneur since 1987. Prior to co-founding Foundry Group, he co-founded Mobius Venture Capital and, prior to that, founded Intensity Ventures. Brad is also a co-founder of TechStars.In addition to his investing efforts, Brad has been active with several non-profit organizations and currently is chair of the National Center for Women & Information Technology, co-chair of Startup Colorado, and on the board of UP Global. Brad is a nationally recognized speaker on the topics of venture capital investing and entrepreneurship and writes the widely read blogs Feld Thoughts, Startup Revolution, and Ask the VC. Brad holds Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Management Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Brad is also an avid art collector and long-distance runner. He has completed 23 marathons as part of his mission to finish a marathon in each of the 50 states. Agenda 9:00 AM: Fireside Chat --- Speaker Brad Feld - Foundry Group Brad Feld has been an early stage investor and entrepreneur for over 20 years. Brad has been an early stage investor and entrepreneur since 1987. Prior to co-founding Foundry Group, he co-founded Mobius Venture Capital and, prior to that, founded Intensity Ventures. Brad is also a co-founder of TechStars. Hosted By Warwick Donaldson, Co-Chapter Director Melbourne Please check my LinkedIn for full info - www.linkedin.com/in/warwickdonaldson/ Chris Joannou, Chapter Director --- Global Partner Partner Offers (https://sgtr.cc/30ISrF1) When starting or growing a business, there’s no shortage of important decisions you need to make. We’re here to help with that. Our Preferred Partner Matrix is a highly-curated set of resources and offers provided by organizations we know and love, designed to help you navigate the startup journey. Whether you’re just getting started, hiring your first few employees, or scaling globally – there’s something here for you (and we’ll be adding something new each month!). Google for Startups (https://sgtr.cc/3gH3T9B) Google for Startups is Google’s initiative to help startups thrive across every corner of the world. We bring the best of Google's products, connections, and best practices to enable startups to build something better. Golds MYOB (https://www.myob.com/au) MYOB loves supporting startups. As one of the original Australian startups we believe in giving back to the community that helped us to grow. Startup Grind is a fabulous community driven organisation and an important part of Australia’s growing Startup Ecosystem and we are thrilled to be backing all of their up and coming events. Startupbootcamp (https://startupbootcamp.org) Startupbootcamp is the world's largest network of multi-corporate backed accelerators helping startups scale internationally. Microsoft for Startups (https://startups.microsoft.com/en-us/) Helping startups grow, build and connect. Silvers ASX (http://ASX.com.au) ASX is excited to be partnering with Startup Grind. Startups are essential to the future economic growth and prosperity of the nation, so it is important that ASX, as Australia’s primary capital market, plays its part in supporting the ecosystem. The ASX market gives companies exposure to a broad investor base in Australia and across the world; over 2,100 listed companies access retail and institutional investors to help them achieve their growth ambitions. We look forward to sharing in your growth stories and hope that you follow in the footsteps of many other great companies by listing and raising capital on ASX. Find out more at www.asx.com.au/listings Airwallex (https://www.airwallex.com/) The new way to create foreign currency accounts globally, access interbank exchange rates, and send funds to more than 130 countries. Twilio (https://ahoy.twilio.com/startup) Build any communications experience, on any channel with Twilio The Talent Institute (http://www.thetalentinstitute.com.au) We train Growth Hackers. Holding Redlich (http://www.holdingredlich.com/practice-group/startups) Holding Redlich is a leading corporate and commercial law firm. You won’t just get legal advice. You’ll get advice you can use. Zendesk (http://www.zendesk.com/) Zendesk // The ultimate customer service software proudly supports Startup Grind Melbourne. DREAMPUSHERS (http://www.dreampushers.com) Design and Content Production Studio. Weploy (https://www.weployapp.com/) Weploy allows businesses of all sizes to hire quality, pre-vetted temporary staff within seconds Startup-Funding.com.au (https://startup-funding.com.au) A free community resource for founders to strategically identify funding for their company. Partner Fiverr (https://sgtr.cc/3kGyzJX) Get 10% Off Your First Order With Code: STARTUPGRIND10 --- Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 600 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 or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind. --- THIS IS A FREE EVENT - PLEASE FINISH YOUR RSVP IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-melbourne-presents-the-startup-community-way-evolving-an-entrepreneurial-ecosystem/

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