• Startup Grind hosts Lisa Nelson, Managing Director M12 (Microsoft VC fund)
    THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-seattle-presents-startup-grind-hosts-lisa-nelson-managing-director-m12-microsoft-vc-fund She most recently served as chief of staff for the EVP of Business Development where she helped identify, pursue and support new areas of growth for Microsoft through key strategic partnerships, investments, and M&A. Lisa is a Certified Public Accountant and has a Bachelor in Business Administration – Finance and Statistics from the University of Washington. As the corporate venture arm for Microsoft, M12 (formerly Microsoft Ventures) invests in enterprise software companies in the Series A through C funding stage with a focus on big data & analytics, business SaaS, cloud infrastructure, machine learning & artificial intelligence, productivity and security. As part of its value-add to portfolio companies, M12 offers unique access to strategic go-to-market resources and relationships globally. The Company has offices in New York, San Francisco, Seattle, London and Tel Aviv. Since its inception in 2016, M12 has invested in almost 70 early stage startups. Agenda 6:00 pm: Networking and Food 6:45 pm: Fireside Chat 8:00 pm: Networking --- Speaker Lisa Nelson - M12 (Managing Director) Lisa is Managing Director at M12, Microsoft’s venture fund. In addition to being an investing partner, Lisa also manages portfolio development, VC partnerships and marketing for the fund. She recently served as chief of staff for the EVP of Business Development where she helped identify, pursue and support new areas of growth for Microsoft through key strategic partnerships, investments, and M&A. Host Mike Grabham - Package Guard inc (CEO/Founder) Mike by nature, is a fearless leader. He consults with founders on launching new software and hardware products. He is a curious start up guy that has been delivering revenue, new products and creative marketing in startup and turnaround chaos for 20+ years. He is a six time founder and is constantly learning by helping smart people change industries and searching for the perfect glass of wine. --- Global Partner Google for Entrepreneurs (http://www.google.com/entrepreneurs/) Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products. Local Sponsors Uniquely HR (http://www.uniquelyhr.com) Flexible HR for Fast Growing Companies. Fast growing companies of all sizes need help to develop managers and retain top performers. Whether you’re part of a startup that’s never had HR or the HR leader of an established company, you deserve senior HR support when you need it. Partner Galvanize (http://www.galvanize.it) Access the skills, knowledge, and network you need to make an impact. --- Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 450 cities and 120 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-seattle-presents-startup-grind-hosts-lisa-nelson-managing-director-m12-microsoft-vc-fund

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    Galvanize

    111 S. Jackson St. · Seattle, WA

  • Startup Grind Seattle Host Jesse Proudman CEO Founder Strix Leviathan
    THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-seattle-presents-startup-grind-seattle-host-jesse-proudman-ceo-founder-strix-leviathan Jesse is taking his years of knowledge to the cryptocurrency world. Since his successful exit with Blue Box to IBM several years ago he has been looking for his next venture. If you are wanting to see how his 2nd success is going to look like you should be stopping by this event, especially if you care about fintech and blockchain. Learn what it takes to start and scale a cryptocurrency venture from scratch. He is a huge supporter of startup founders and knows how to both boot strap and raiser angel and VC money. Come meet Jesse and learn how his startup is going mainstream in the investment world. Agenda 6:00 pm: Networking and Food 6:45 pm: Fireside Chat 8:00 pm: Networking --- Speaker Jesse Proudman - Strix Leviathan (CEO Founder) Jesse is a serial tech entrepreneur. His current venture, Strix Leviathan, an institutional-grade algorithmic investment management platform designed from day one for cryptocurrency. Previously, he founded and raised more than $22M for Blue Box before a successful exit to IBM. He is an angel investor participating in 30+ startups. He serves as a mentor/board member for the Buerk Center at the UW. Host Mike Grabham - Package Guard inc (CEO/Founder) Mike by nature, is a fearless leader. He consults with founders on launching new software and hardware products. He is a curious start up guy that has been delivering revenue, new products and creative marketing in startup and turnaround chaos for 20+ years. He is a six time founder and is constantly learning by helping smart people change industries and searching for the perfect glass of wine. --- Global Partner Google for Entrepreneurs (http://www.google.com/entrepreneurs/) Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products. Local Sponsors Uniquely HR (http://www.uniquelyhr.com) Flexible HR for Fast Growing Companies. Fast growing companies of all sizes need help to develop managers and retain top performers. Whether you’re part of a startup that’s never had HR or the HR leader of an established company, you deserve senior HR support when you need it. Partner Delicious Delivered (http://www.deliciousdelivered.net/) Delicious, fresh, handmade and healthy meals delivered to your door for less than you can do it yourself. Imagine no planning, shopping, cooking or clean-up. Nothing frozen or uncooked; simply reheat and enjoy. Spend your time on the more important things in your life. It's delicious and it's delivered. --- Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 450 cities and 120 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-seattle-presents-startup-grind-seattle-host-jesse-proudman-ceo-founder-strix-leviathan

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    Galvanize

    111 S. Jackson St. · Seattle, WA

  • Startup Grind Seattle hosts Rand Fishkin Founder Sparktoro
    THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-seattle-presents-startup-grind-seattle-hosts-rand-fishkin-founder-sparktoro Rand is the founder of SparkToro and was previously cofounder of Moz and Inbound.org. He’s dedicated his professional life to helping people do better marketing through the Whiteboard Friday video series, his blog, and his book, Lost and Founder: A Painfully Honest Field Guide to the Startup World. Over 7 years as CEO, Rand grew Moz from 7 employees to 134, revenues from $800K to $29.3mm, and traffic from 1 to 30mm annual visitors. He raised two rounds of funding ($1.1mm in 2007 and $18.1mm in 2012), led three acquisitions, and, in 2013, re-branded the company from SEOmoz to Moz, Rand dropped out of the University of Washington in 2000 to work full-time at his mother’s small business marketing firm as a web designer. In 2004, he created the SEOmoz blog, which, over the next decade, became the world’s most popular community and content resource for search marketers. In 2007, Rand became CEO of SEOmoz, Inc (now called Moz), the software company he co-founded with his mom based on the blog’s success. Agenda 6:00 pm: Networking and Food 6:45 pm: Fireside Chat 8:00 pm: Networking --- Speaker Rand Fishkin - SparkToro (Founder + CEO) Rand Fishkin is the founder of SparkToro and previous co-founder of Moz and Inbound.org. He’s dedicated his professional life to helping people do better marketing through the Whiteboard Friday video series, his blog, and his book, Lost and Founder: A Painfully Honest Field Guide to the Startup World. Host Mike Grabham - Package Guard inc a --- Global Partner Google for Entrepreneurs (http://www.google.com/entrepreneurs/) Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products. Local Sponsors Uniquely HR (http://www.uniquelyhr.com) Flexible HR for Fast Growing Companies. Fast growing companies of all sizes need help to develop managers and retain top performers. Whether you’re part of a startup that’s never had HR or the HR leader of an established company, you deserve senior HR support when you need it. Partners Delicious Delivered (http://www.deliciousdelivered.net/) Delicious, fresh, handmade and healthy meals delivered to your door for less than you can do it yourself. Imagine no planning, shopping, cooking or clean-up. Nothing frozen or uncooked; simply reheat and enjoy. Spend your time on the more important things in your life. It's delicious and it's delivered. Galvanize (http://www.galvanize.it) Access the skills, knowledge, and network you need to make an impact. --- Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 400 cities and 120 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-seattle-presents-startup-grind-seattle-hosts-rand-fishkin-founder-sparktoro

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    Galvanize

    111 S. Jackson St. · Seattle, WA

  • Anniversary VI (6) Rooftop party at Galvanize for Startup Grind
    THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-seattle-presents-anniversary-vi-6-rooftop-party-at-galvanize-for-startup-grind On July 31st on a rooftop deck in Pioneer Square we are having a celebration of friends not just making business contacts. Come join us to just have a party... All startups who have launched, planning to launch, probably should launch, dreaming of launching, contemplating to launch, wondering if they should launch, wishing they actually had a startup to launch in 2018 are invited to THE Annual Startup Seattle Summer Party ‘18. No other reason than to have a party and meet great people... come to the rooftop deck at Galvanize and enjoy your fellow founders, future employees and investors. Enjoy Live Band?, Food, Wine, Beer, Water, Fun, Laughter, Friends, Smiles and you create the rest. There is a limit of 100 tickets ($11) so sign up today. Agenda 6:00 pm: Drinks and food is served. 6:30 pm: Everyone is making friends not contacts 8:00 pm: Everyone leaves happy --- Hosted By Mike Grabham, Seattle Director Michael is optimistic, curious and a problem solver. He is a product fit guy that focuses on customers and revenue. He was one of the first Startup Grind directors outside of Silicon Valley and was voted Director of the Year in 2016. He loves starting companies/teams and enjoys the collaboration with smart people to figure out how to create value for a customer. He is a five time founder, working on his sixth and has raised $3.5MM from angel investors. He has sold two companies, closed a company and failed once. He is the inventor of the Package Guard, (http://www.thepackageguard.com) a device that protects your home deliveries from thieves. He also has a monthly TV show for KING5 called Start IT Seattle (http://www.startitseattle.com). Let him know if you would like to touch base. You can visit his blog at michaelgrabham.com (http://www.michaelgrabham.com) or follow him on twitter @grabmike (http://www.twitter.com/grabmike) --- Global Partner Google for Entrepreneurs (http://www.google.com/entrepreneurs/) Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products. AC Hotels (http://achotels.marriott.com/) AC Hotels is a stylish oasis with Spanish roots and European design. Our hotels are spaces made for creativity by day and social buzz by night Local Sponsorss Uniquely HR (http://www.uniquelyhr.com) Flexible HR for Fast Growing Companies. Fast growing companies of all sizes need help to develop managers and retain top performers. Whether you’re part of a startup that’s never had HR or the HR leader of an established company, you deserve senior HR support when you need it. New Tech Northwest (https://www.newtechnorthwest.com/) Northwest’s largest and most fun monthly tech community and recruiting events. Founders Live (https://www.founderslive.com/) The Global Venue For Modern Entrepreneurs Partners Delicious Delivered (http://www.deliciousdelivered.net/) Delicious, fresh, handmade and healthy meals delivered to your door for less than you can do it yourself. Imagine no planning, shopping, cooking or clean-up. Nothing frozen or uncooked; simply reheat and enjoy. Spend your time on the more important things in your life. It's delicious and it's delivered. Galvanize (http://www.galvanize.it) Access the skills, knowledge, and network you need to make an impact. --- Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 400 cities and 120 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-seattle-presents-anniversary-vi-6-rooftop-party-at-galvanize-for-startup-grind

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    Galvanize

    111 S. Jackson St. · Seattle, WA

  • Startup Grind Seattle hosts John Lauer, CEO/founder of Zipwhip
    THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-seattle-presents-startup-grind-seattle-hosts-john-lauer-ceofounder-of-zipwhip John Lauer is an entrepreneur and telecommunications industry veteran, and the CEO and co-founder of Zipwhip, a Seattle-based business-texting software provider. Zipwhip pioneered the concept of texting for landline, VoIP and toll-free phone numbers, and built the original business-texting network. Lauer established breakthrough relationships with mobile carrier networks to deliver unrivaled message reliability and security for any phone number in North America. He created Zipwhip to help companies of all sizes have better conversations with their customers. Zipwhip now has over 200 employees, more than 20,000 customers and has received more than $41 million in funding. Agenda 6:00 pm: Networking and Food 6:45 pm: Fireside Chat 8:00 pm: Networking --- Speaker John Lauer - Zipwhip (CEO, Co Founder) John is an entrepreneur and telecommunications industry veteran, and the CEO and co-founder of Zipwhip, a business-texting software provider. Zipwhip pioneered the concept of texting for landline, VoIP and toll-free phone numbers, and built the original business-texting network. Zipwhip now has over 200 employees, more than 20,000 customers and has received more than $41 million in funding. Host Mike Grabham - Package Guard inc a --- Global Partner Google for Entrepreneurs (http://www.google.com/entrepreneurs/) Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products. Comcast NBCUniversal LIFT Labs Accelerator (http://lift.comcast.com/) Comcast NBCUniversal LIFT Labs For Entrepreneurs gives talented entrepreneurs access to Comcast NBCUniversal’s renowned network of partners, brands and mentors to foster rapid breakthroughs in media, entertainment and connectivity. AC Hotels (http://achotels.marriott.com/) AC Hotels is a stylish oasis with Spanish roots and European design. Our hotels are spaces made for creativity by day and social buzz by night Local Sponsors Uniquely HR (http://www.uniquelyhr.com) Flexible HR for Fast Growing Companies. Fast growing companies of all sizes need help to develop managers and retain top performers. Whether you’re part of a startup that’s never had HR or the HR leader of an established company, you deserve senior HR support when you need it. --- Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 350 cities and 120 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-seattle-presents-startup-grind-seattle-hosts-john-lauer-ceofounder-of-zipwhip

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    Galvanize

    111 S. Jackson St. · Seattle, WA

  • Celebrate Female Founders month with Amy Buckalter CEO/Founder of Pulse
    THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-seattle-presents-celebrate-female-founders-month-with-amy-buckalter-ceofounder-of-pulse Amy Buckalter is the CEO and Founder of Pulse® (https://lovemypulse.com/); a first to market innovative delivery system developed to dramatically improve the consumer experience when using personal care, wellness, and beauty formulations (gels, lotions, oils, creams, or anything in a liquid consistency). Pulse and Pulse Pods are a stunning combination of Apple-like stylish design with intuitive functionality and a convenient device and consumable system like that of Nespresso & Nespresso-Capsules or Keurig & K-Cups. However, Pulse and Pulse Pods are specifically engineered, with patented clean dispensing and warming technologies, to eliminate the many annoying and undesirable issues inherent with using formulations that are currently packaged in, and dispensed from, tubes and bottles. An inspiring brand leader and operational game changer, Amy is passionate about being a market disruptor in whichever space she focuses. Her 35-year career includes a variety of executive leadership roles with branding icons Nike, K2, Rollerblade, and Burton. Agenda 6:30 pm: Networking and Food 7:15 pm: Fireside Chat 8:30 pm: Networking --- Speaker Amy Buckalter - Pulse (CEO Founder) An inspiring brand leader and game changing CEO, Amy is passionate about being a market disruptor in femtech with her venture, Pulse. Her 35-year career includes a variety of executive leadership roles with branding icons Nike, K2, Rollerblade, and Burton. Amy also built and led her own growth strategy consultancy - Pivot Partners, helping companies drive to new levels of revenue and profit. Hosted By Mike Grabham, Seattle Director Michael is optimistic, curious and a problem solver. He is a product fit guy that focuses on customers and revenue. He was one of the first Startup Grind directors outside of Silicon Valley and was voted Director of the Year in 2016. He loves starting companies/teams and enjoys the collaboration with smart people to figure out how to create value for a customer. He is a five time founder, working on his sixth and has raised $3.5MM from angel investors. He has sold two companies, closed a company and failed once. He is the inventor of the Package Guard, (http://www.thepackageguard.com) a device that protects your home deliveries from thieves. He also has a monthly TV show for KING5 called Start IT Seattle (http://www.startitseattle.com). Let him know if you would like to touch base. You can visit his blog at michaelgrabham.com (http://www.michaelgrabham.com) or follow him on twitter @grabmike (http://www.twitter.com/grabmike) --- Global Partner Google for Entrepreneurs (http://www.google.com/entrepreneurs/) Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products. Comcast NBCUniversal LIFT Labs Accelerator (http://lift.comcast.com/) Comcast NBCUniversal LIFT Labs For Entrepreneurs gives talented entrepreneurs access to Comcast NBCUniversal’s renowned network of partners, brands and mentors to foster rapid breakthroughs in media, entertainment and connectivity. AC Hotels (http://achotels.marriott.com/) AC Hotels is a stylish oasis with Spanish roots and European design. Our hotels are spaces made for creativity by day and social buzz by night Local Sponsors Uniquely HR (http://www.uniquelyhr.com) Flexible HR for Fast Growing Companies. Fast growing companies of all sizes need help to develop managers and retain top performers. Whether you’re part of a startup that’s never had HR or the HR leader of an established company, you deserve senior HR support when you need it. Partners The Riveter (https://theriveter.co/) Female forward workspace and community designed for business and impact. Delicious Delivered (http://www.deliciousdelivered.net/) Delicious, fresh, handmade and healthy meals delivered to your door for less than you can do it yourself. Imagine no planning, shopping, cooking or clean-up. Nothing frozen or uncooked; simply reheat and enjoy. Spend your time on the more important things in your life. It's delicious and it's delivered. --- Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 350 cities and 120 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-seattle-presents-celebrate-female-founders-month-with-amy-buckalter-ceofounder-of-pulse

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    The Riveter

    1517 12th Ave Suite 101 · Seattle

  • Startup Grind Hosts Howard Behar former Starbucks founding President and Author
    THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-seattle-presents-startup-grind-hosts-howard-behar-former-starbucks-founding-president-and-author Howard retired from Starbucks Coffee after 21 years where he led both the domestic business, as President and was the founding President of Starbucks International. During his tenure, he participated in the growth of the company from 28 stores to over 15,000 stores spanning 5 continents. Quotes from Howard Behar “Do it because it's right, not because it's right for your resume.” "I've been through a lot. I've had ups and downs, I've been fired and I've made mistakes," Behar says. "But at the end of the day, I came to the conclusion that there is only one role any of us will ever have and that is serving others." "I think my role at Starbucks was that, getting everybody to understand and agree to live by that idea, that we were a people-centered company," Agenda 6:00 pm: Networking and Food 6:45 pm: Fireside Chat 8:00 pm: Networking --- Speaker Howard Behar - Starbucks (Past President) Howard Behar's career spans over 50 years, all in consumer oriented businesses in several industries. He retired from Starbucks after 21 years where he led both the domestic business, as President of North America, and was the founding President of Starbucks International. During his tenure, he participated in the growth of the company from 28 stores to over 15,000 stores spanning 5 continents. Hosted By Mike Grabham, Seattle Director Michael is optimistic, curious and a problem solver. He is a product fit guy that focuses on customers and revenue. He was one of the first Startup Grind directors outside of Silicon Valley and was voted Director of the Year in 2016. He loves starting companies/teams and enjoys the collaboration with smart people to figure out how to create value for a customer. He is a five time founder, working on his sixth and has raised $3.5MM from angel investors. He has sold two companies, closed a company and failed once. He is the inventor of the Package Guard, (http://www.thepackageguard.com) a device that protects your home deliveries from thieves. He also has a monthly TV show for KING5 called Start IT Seattle (http://www.startitseattle.com). Let him know if you would like to touch base. You can visit his blog at michaelgrabham.com (http://www.michaelgrabham.com) or follow him on twitter @grabmike (http://www.twitter.com/grabmike) --- Global Partner Google for Entrepreneurs (http://www.google.com/entrepreneurs/) Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products. AC Hotels (http://achotels.marriott.com/) AC Hotels is a stylish oasis with Spanish roots and European design. Our hotels are spaces made for creativity by day and social buzz by night Local Sponsors Uniquely HR (http://www.uniquelyhr.com) Flexible HR for Fast Growing Companies. Fast growing companies of all sizes need help to develop managers and retain top performers. Whether you’re part of a startup that’s never had HR or the HR leader of an established company, you deserve senior HR support when you need it. Partner Galvanize (http://www.galvanize.it) Access the skills, knowledge, and network you need to make an impact. --- Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 350 cities and 120 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-seattle-presents-startup-grind-hosts-howard-behar-former-starbucks-founding-president-and-author

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    Galvanize

    111 S. Jackson St. · Seattle, WA

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  • Startup Grind Hosts Cal McAllister CEO Wexley School for Girls
    THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-seattle-presents-startup-grind-hosts-cal-mcallister-ceo-wexley-school-for-girls (As told and typed by his 6-year-old niece, Louisa.) Uncle Cow is a man, and he is nice! He is a joyfle man. He has 2 neeses, and 1 nefuwe. He has soft scruffy hair. He has a nice wife named Amanda who takes showers 100 times a day. He has baby named Paige and a baby named Annie. He has a verey good tast. He is a strong man. He is a writer at Wexley School for girls. His favorite house anamle is a dog. And he is a verey good prson. He is a nice, and cinde friend. He is a funny man, and is 46 years old. He is a asom prson, he is hansome, and a verey good dresser. He has 2 tatoos. He likes playing soccer. He takes shorter time in the bathroom than his wife. He has a verey smart brain. He is a little strange sometimes! He is a verey good worker. He stays up really late. His favorite song is: Happy Birthday! His favorite person is Amanda. The best thing he has ever done in his whole life was his weding day. His favorite memory of being a kid is playing stik ball in the summer with his brother. Agenda 6:00 pm: Networking and Food 6:45 pm: Fireside Chat 7:45 pm: Fireside Chat ends --- Speaker Cal McAllister - Wexley School for Girls (CEO) Cal is the CEO of the most interesting company in Seattle. We cultivate and ignite consumer’s love for brands. We’re an advertising agency that creates engaged fanatics who deliver value in the real world and on the wide web one. We turn people into fans by creating experiences that interest and engage them over time. We make hearts race. We make voices scream. We make it rain dead presidents. Hosted By Mike Grabham, Seattle Director Michael is optimistic, curious and a problem solver. He is a product fit guy that focuses on customers and revenue. He was one of the first Startup Grind directors outside of Silicon Valley and was voted Director of the Year in 2016. He loves starting companies/teams and enjoys the collaboration with smart people to figure out how to create value for a customer. He is a five time founder, working on his sixth and has raised $3.5MM from angel investors. He has sold two companies, closed a company and failed once. He is the inventor of the Package Guard, (http://www.thepackageguard.com) a device that protects your home deliveries from thieves. He also has a monthly TV show for KING5 called Start IT Seattle (http://www.startitseattle.com). Let him know if you would like to touch base. You can visit his blog at michaelgrabham.com (http://www.michaelgrabham.com) or follow him on twitter @grabmike (http://www.twitter.com/grabmike) --- Global Partner Google for Entrepreneurs (http://www.google.com/entrepreneurs/) Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products. AC Hotels (http://achotels.marriott.com/) AC Hotels is a stylish oasis with Spanish roots and European design. Our hotels are spaces made for creativity by day and social buzz by night Local Sponsorss PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) (https://www.pwc.com/us/en/technology/emerging-tech-companies.html) We assist emerging companies in many ways and across many technology related industries including software and internet, semiconductor, entertainment and media, clean technology, computers and networking and life sciences. Seed IP Law Group LLP (http://www.seedip.com) IP law from some of the best minds in Seattle. Uniquely HR (http://www.uniquelyhr.com) Flexible HR for Fast Growing Companies. Fast growing companies of all sizes need help to develop managers and retain top performers. Whether you’re part of a startup that’s never had HR or the HR leader of an established company, you deserve senior HR support when you need it. Active Labs (http://www.williams-helde.com/activelabs/) Active Labs is designed to activate the true potential for startup companies through culture crafting and innovative marketing programs. Partner Galvanize (http://www.galvanize.it) Access the skills, knowledge, and network you need to make an impact. --- Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 350 cities and 120 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. 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