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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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Upcoming events (2)

Startup Grind NYC Hosts Doug Bemis (Uber AI)

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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-startup-grind-nyc-hosts-doug-bemis-uber-ai/ Doug Bemis has served as CTO and Cofounder for several startups ranging from a video game development group to a natural language process legal company to a machine learning research lab. In between start-up endeavors, Doug received a PhD in neurolinguistics and computational neuroscience from NYU based on studies into the neural bases of language comprehension. His most recent company - Geometric Intelligence - was acquired into Uber at the end of 2016 to form the basis of Uber AI Labs. Over the last three years at Uber, Doug's responsibilities have ranged from the establishment of a larger Uber AI organization, direction of applied AI research efforts, and the spearheading of various technical innovation initiatives.  Agenda 6:30 PM: Check-in and grab some food & drink 7:00 PM: Fireside chat w/ Doug Bemis 8:00 PM: Community drinks and networking --- Speaker Doug Bemis - Uber AI Labs (CTO) Doug Bemis has served as CTO and Cofounder for several startups ranging from a video game development group to a natural language process legal company to a machine learning research lab. His most recent company - Geometric Intelligence - was acquired into Uber at the end of 2016 to form the basis of Uber AI Labs. Hosts Steven Kuyan - NYU Tandon Future Labs (Managing Director) Steven Kuyan is managing director of the NYU Tandon Future Labs – a network of incubators and accelerators in New York City. To date, the unique process has graduated more than 100 companies – 25 as acquisitions totaling more than $500 million – for a combined valuation of $1.5B. Steven also founded NYCai, an organization that brings together members of the artificial intelligence community. 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 Built on 5G Challenge (https://verizon5glabs.com/builton5g/) The Verizon Built on 5G Challenge is a nationwide search for the best products, services, and applications that will bring the true power of 5G to life. The winners will be awarded up to $1 million, access to 5G Labs around the United States, and an opportunity for Verizon to invest in your company in a future fundraising round. Apply now at https://verizon5glabs.com/builton5g/ 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. Verizon 5G Labs (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. --- 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 or follow us on twitter @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-startup-grind-nyc-hosts-doug-bemis-uber-ai/

Startup Grind NYC Hosts Saed Nashef

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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-startup-grind-nyc-hosts-saed-nashef/ Saed Nashef is Co-Founder of Sadara Ventures, one of the first venture capital firms in the MENA region, and the first VC in Palestine. Sadara is backed by Cisco, European Investment Bank, and Soros Economic Development Fund, among other top-tier investors from the US and Europe. Before Sadara, Saed founded two companies and was a key team member in a third. Before that, Saed worked at Microsoft for 6 years in various software engineering and leadership roles. In 2010, the White House invited Saed to serve as a member of the U.S. Presidential Delegation to the Palestine Investment Conference in Bethlehem. Saed is the first Kauffman Fellow in the Arab Middle East and the recipient of the "Class 14" Jeff Timmons Memorial Award.  Agenda 6:30 PM: Check-in and grab some food & drink 7:00 PM: Fireside chat w/ Saed Nashef 8:00 PM: Community drinks and networking --- Speaker Saed Nashef - Sadara Ventures (Cofounder) Saed Nashef is Cofounder of Sadara Ventures, one of the first venture capital firms in the MENA region, and the first VC in Palestine. Sadara is backed by Cisco, European Investment Bank, and Soros Economic Development Fund, among other top-tier investors. Before Sadara, Saed founded two companies and worked at Microsoft for 6 years in various software engineering and leadership roles. 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 Built on 5G Challenge (https://verizon5glabs.com/builton5g/) The Verizon Built on 5G Challenge is a nationwide search for the best products, services, and applications that will bring the true power of 5G to life. The winners will be awarded up to $1 million, access to 5G Labs around the United States, and an opportunity for Verizon to invest in your company in a future fundraising round. Apply now at https://verizon5glabs.com/builton5g/ 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. Verizon 5G Labs (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. --- 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 or follow us on twitter @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-startup-grind-nyc-hosts-saed-nashef/

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Startup Grind NYC Hosts Tien Tzuo (Zuora)

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