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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 (1)

Shawn Cheng (ConsenSys)

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THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-new-york-city-presents-shawn-cheng-consensys/ Shawn Cheng is currently a Partner at ConsenSys Labs, and co-leads the company’s tiered venturing strategy which includes the incubator, accelerator and ventures teams. The Labs team manages all founder relationships and actively leads companies successful outcomes. Prior to ConsenSys, Shawn started a $25M Seed fund with Gary Vaynerchuk and Stephen Ross called Vayner/RSE. As a Principal, his focus was on frontier technologies like blockchain, virtual and augmented reality, voice, esports, AI and consumer technologies for three years. He initially joined VaynerMedia as a VP to help scale the social media agency from 200 to 1,000 employees. Shawn spent the first decade of his career building fortune 500 global brands like GE, Foot Locker, Lowe’s, HBO, and Red Cross through performance marketing, digital strategy and social media. At BBDO Worldwide, he helped to establish their first Digital Strategy department while running their innovation hub: The Digital Lab, pairing startups with big brands. At Razorfish, he drove Search, Paid Media and Emerging Tech initiatives for Victoria’s Secret ecommerce, Starwood Hotels and Charity: Water. Originally from Los Gatos, California, he now lives in Brooklyn and is passionate about seeing technology used to create a society that is more sustainable, equitable, and just. In his free time, he invests through his angel syndicate TOG Angels and is looking to reach 15,000 check-ins exploring new cities on Swarm. Agenda 6:30 PM: Check-in and grab some food & drink 7:00 PM: Fireside chat w/ Shawn Cheng 8:00 PM: Community drinks and networking --- Speaker Shawn Cheng - ConsenSys Labs (Partner) Shawn Cheng is a Partner at ConsenSys Labs, and co-leads the company’s tiered venturing strategy which includes the incubator, accelerator and ventures teams. Prior to ConsenSys, Shawn started a $25M Seed fund with Gary Vaynerchuk and Stephen Ross called Vayner/RSE, with a focus on frontier technologies like blockchain, virtual and augmented reality, voice, esports, AI and consumer technologies. Host Peter Crysdale - RECORP Peter Crysdale helps corporations thrive in the new digital order. As a Partner and Cofounder of Recorp, Peter works on the bleeding edge of corporate transformation by integrating the knowledge and experience of the world’s best startup founders. Recorp’s network of successful high-growth business creators enables rapid ideation and deployment in short cycles. --- Global Partner Google for Startups (https://startup.google.com) Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products. Sponsors Verizon 5G Lab (https://www.verizon.com/about/our-company/5g-labs) At Verizon’s 5G Labs we work with local innovators to grow the 5G ecosystem. Together, we explore the boundaries of 5G technology, co-create new applications and hardware, and rethink what’s possible in a 5G world. Partners Recorp (http://www.recorp.co/) Recorp is a consulting firm specializing in digital transformation as a service leveraging top entrepreneurs. Voyager HQ (https://www.voyagerhq.com/) Voyager HQ is the club for travel innovators, connecting startup founders, corporate partners, and investors in the travel, tourism, and hospitality industry. --- 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-new-york-city-presents-shawn-cheng-consensys/

Past events (77)

Ethan Agarwal (Aaptiv)

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