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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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People Before Profit: Tips for a Long Lasting Business with Tristan Walker

THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-seattle-presents-people-before-profit-tips-for-a-long-lasting-business-with-tristan-walker/ Tristan Walker is the Co-founder + CEO of Walker + Company Brands. He's on the board of multiple notable companies, has been part of the Andreessen Horowitz team and been added to numerous notable lists like Fortune Magazine’s 50 “World’s Greatest Leaders.” Needless to say, Tristan has forged his way through the startup ecosystem and picked up some valuable findings over the last decade. In this exciting fireside chat, Tristan will share tips for creating a long lasting company, starting with placing people first. Your vision is nothing without a strong team that is consistently taken care of. And as a leader, it's your responsibility to create systems that allow your team to flourish. He'll focus on giving you tangible strategies for setting your values, implementing them, and adjusting as time goes on. Tristan will share challenges he's faced while staying true to his values, even in if it means declining profits or a missed opportunities. You won't want to miss this. Agenda --- Speaker Tristan Walker - Founder + CEO (Walker & Company Brands) Tristan is the Founder & CEO of Walker & Company Brands and on the Foot Locker, Inc. and Shake Shack, Inc. Board of Directors. Moderator Derek Andersen - Bevy / Startup Grind (Co-Founder + CEO) Derek Andersen is the co-founder and CEO of Bevy. Bevy powers event communities for Salesforce, Atlassian, Asana, Duolingo, and others. Derek also co-founded Startup Grind, a community of over 600 Chapters in 120 countries designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. Derek previously worked at Electronic Arts. Derek lives in Palo Alto CA with his wife and four children. Hosted By Mike Grabham, Seattle Director Mike is an optimistic problem solver. My word is Learn. I do it constantly. By nature, I am a curious leader who has experienced success, failure and everything in between. (6X founder). I spend the largest majority of my time helping inventors and founders, from countries around the globe, get their idea off the ground. That is how I make a living. I was one of the first Startup Grind directors outside of Silicon Valley and was voted Director of the Year in 2016. I have interviewed over 100 leaders in the Seattle area at Startup Grind. I love helping others start companies/teams and enjoy the collaboration process to figure out how to create value for a customer. He has sold two companies, closed a company and failed once. Shoot me an email if you would like to touch base on getting your idea off the ground. I even created an online course to help. Visit me at www.michaelgrabham.com or follow me on twitter @grabmike Richard Lupfer, Chapter Co-Director --- Global Partner AWS (https://sgtr.cc/3l7YGK4) AWS Activate benefits are designed to give you the right mix of tools & access to expertise so that you can be successful with AWS while optimizing performance, managing risk & keeping costs under control. Join some of the fastest-growing startups in the world who have successfully built their business using AWS. With up to $100,000 in FREE AWS Cloud credits, mentorship, training & AWS technical support from AWS Activate, you can build nearly anything you can imagine & get up and running fast. --- 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 PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-seattle-presents-people-before-profit-tips-for-a-long-lasting-business-with-tristan-walker/

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