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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)

Fireside chat with David Light, founder and CEO at Valisure 3/18/19

The New Orleans Business alliance

THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-new-orleans-presents-fireside-chat-with-david-light-founder-and-ceo-at-valisure-31819/ Please join us for our next networking event and fire side chat featuring David Light, founder and CEO at Valisure. About the Speaker David is a biotech entrepreneur and scientist with over 10 years of broad experience in the field. A graduate of Yale University, David studied molecular biology and has worked in a variety of scientific and business roles at start-ups like Synthetic Genomics, Ion Torrent and Valisure. At Ion Torrent, David developed key technologies that directly led to the semiconductor DNA sequencing company's $725M acquisition and ran it's flagship technology programs through development and global commercialization. At Valisure David helped found, fund, invent the core technology and is the CEO of the first Analytical Pharmacy - an online pharmacy that is attached to an analytical laboratory where all medications are chemically validated before being dispensed to consumers. David is named inventor on numerous patents, published in journals including Nature and cover of Electrophoresis, is a member of Forbes Technology Council, sits on the boards of non-profits supporting criminal justice reform and bolstering the local community and is very passionate about entrepreneurship and improving public health. About SG / Chapter / Event Welcome our first fireside chat event for the New Orleans chapter of Startup Grind!! We hope that tonight you are inspired with new ideas. With your help, talent, and drive, our community is poised to become one of the global leaders in innovation for the 21st century. Startup Grind and its partnership with Google for Startups is the largest independent startup community, actively educating, inspiring, and connecting more than 1,500,000 entrepreneurs in over 600 chapters and over 131 countries. Startup Grind partners with Google for Startups and local organizations like NOLABA to nurture economic development ecosystems across the planet. Our values are: • We believe in making friends, not contacts. • We believe in giving, not taking. • We believe in helping others before helping yourself. Agenda 5:00 PM: Networking Come network and discuss new ideas in the new year! 6:00 PM: Fireside chat Fireside chat with our guest speaker 6:30 PM: Networking Networking and new partnership development. --- Speaker David Light - Valisure (Co-founder + CEO) Hosts Molly Kramer - PatentDive (VP of Growth & Communications) James Guenther - StartupGrind New Orleans (Chapter Director) --- Global Partner Google for Startups (https://startup.google.com) Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products. Partner New Orleans Business Alliance (http://www.nolaba.org/) A public-private partnership, New Orleans Business Alliance (NOLABA) is the official economic development agency for the City of New Orleans. Now an accredited economic development organization (AEDO), NOLABA was formed in 2010 through a coalition of business and civic leaders to employ the best practices in economic development to reposition New Orleans as the ideal intersection of commerce and culture. --- 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-orleans-presents-fireside-chat-with-david-light-founder-and-ceo-at-valisure-31819/

Fireside chat with Sheri Kurdakul Founder and CEO, VictimsVoice / EBinRA 3/26/19

THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-new-orleans-presents-fireside-chat-with-sheri-kurdakul-founder-and-ceo-victimsvoice-ebinra-32619/ Please join us for our next networking event and fire side chat featuring Sheri Kurdakul Founder and CEO, VictimsVoice / EBinRA, Inc. About the Speaker Sheri Kurdakul is the front lady for the EBinRA Justice League, whose superpowers include taking unpopular complex problems and creating popular solutions. Her life’s journey includes over 29 years of domestic violence, overcome with a renaissance resume of leadership roles and consulting, including working in the startup space for over five years. Sheri has spoken for many professional organizations and has published several industry papers and magazine articles. She was responsible for coordinating the first CeBIT-International CES keynote webcast and has hosted and presented for countless webinars and live conferences. Throughout, attention to giving back has remained a high priority, acting as Marketing and Technical Director for NJ Farm to School Network, Event Organizer for Fernbrook Farms annual Farm Run, and gardener – growing and donating raised beds of vegetables at her home for her local soup kitchen. Her focus now is on making a measurable difference in the lives of all victims – men and women – so their abusers can be held accountable and they can begin to reclaim and rebuild their lives in safety and love. About SG / Chapter / Event Welcome our first fireside chat event for the New Orleans chapter of Startup Grind!! We hope that tonight you are inspired with new ideas. With your help, talent, and drive, our community is poised to become one of the global leaders in innovation for the 21st century. Startup Grind and its partnership with Google for Startups is the largest independent startup community, actively educating, inspiring, and connecting more than 1,500,000 entrepreneurs in over 600 chapters and over 131 countries. Startup Grind partners with Google for Startups and local organizations like NOLABA to nurture economic development ecosystems across the planet. Our values are: • We believe in making friends, not contacts. • We believe in giving, not taking. • We believe in helping others before helping yourself. Agenda 5:00 PM: Networking Come network and discuss new ideas in the new year! 6:00 PM: Fireside chat Fireside chat with our guest speaker 5:00 PM: Networking Networking and new partnership development. --- Speaker Sheri Kurdakul - VictimsVoice / EBinRA, Inc. (Founder and CEO) Sheri Kurdakul is the front lady for the EBinRA Justice League, whose superpowers include taking unpopular complex problems and creating popular solutions. Her life’s journey includes over 29 years of domestic violence, overcome with a renaissance resume of leadership roles and consulting, including working in the startup space for over five years. Hosts Molly Kramer - PatentDive (VP of Growth & Communications) James Guenther - StartupGrind New Orleans (Chapter Director) --- Global Partner Google for Startups (https://startup.google.com) Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products. Partner New Orleans Business Alliance (http://www.nolaba.org/) A public-private partnership, New Orleans Business Alliance (NOLABA) is the official economic development agency for the City of New Orleans. Now an accredited economic development organization (AEDO), NOLABA was formed in 2010 through a coalition of business and civic leaders to employ the best practices in economic development to reposition New Orleans as the ideal intersection of commerce and culture. --- 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-orleans-presents-fireside-chat-with-sheri-kurdakul-founder-and-ceo-victimsvoice-ebinra-32619/

Past events (3)

Ring in the New Year with Our First Fireside Chat

The New Orleans Business alliance