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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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Entrepreneurship and fund-raising in 2020

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THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-tel-aviv-presents-entrepreneurship-and-fund-raising-in-2020/ We will host a panel discussion about Securing Funding in 2020 with Soheil Mirpour, Partner at GFC, Elodie Dupuy, Founder at Full In Partners, moderated by Derek Gallagher from Global Shares. We will follow up with a fireside chat with investor and serial entrepreneur Justin Kan, creator of modern live-streaming with Twitch (sold to Amazon for $1 billion). He was also partner at Y Combinator. Having been a repeat founder and investor both personally and as a Partner at Y Combinator for many years, Justin is not shy to share his journey and insights into his life philosophy on what makes us happy. For that we are extremely thankful! Justin previously founded many companies including: Kiko, the first AJAX web calendar; Justin.tv which later became Twitch, a video game streaming platform (acquired for $1 billion by Amazon in 2014) and Socialcam, a mobile video sharing app (acquired for $60mm by Autodesk in 2012); and Exec, an on-demand maid service (acquired by Handybook in 2014). He’s personally invested in over 100 companies, including Zenefits, Ginkgo Bioworks, Cruise, and Alto Pharmacy. Justin graduated from Yale University with a degree in Physics and Philosophy. Agenda 8:00 PM: Welcome 8:03 PM: Panel discussion 8:30 PM: Fireside chat 9:15 PM: Virtual Business Networking 10:00 PM: Finish --- Speaker Justin Kan - Justin.tv, Twitch, Atrium, Y Combinator (Entrepreneur & Investor) Justin Kan is best known as the creator of modern live-streaming with Twitch (sold to Amazon for $1 billion) and later as a partner at Y Combinator. Having been a repeat founder and investor both personally and as a Partner at Y Combinator for many years, Justin is not shy to share his journey and insights into his life philosophy on what makes us happy. For that we are extremely thankful! Panelists Soheil Mirpour - Global Founders Capital (Partner) Soleil Mirpour is Partner of Global Founders Capital, which has invested in companies like Slack, Revolut and Away. Prior to that he was an investment executive at KKR and before that worked in investment banking at Morgan Stanley. Elodie Dupuy - Full In Partners (Founder & MD) Elodie is founder and MD at Full In Partners, a $200m growth equity firm that focuses primarily on software, mobile, and online marketplace investments. Her career started in Growth began at Insight Partners. Later she was a Principal at ICONIQ Capital. Elodie has evaluated investments in 35 countries, seen 28 deals close and been involved in boards in 5 countries. Derek Gallagher - Global Shares (MD, Emerging Companies) Derek is Managing Director of Emerging Companies at Global Shares, where they are helping employees all over the world become owners in the companies they work for. Hosted By Shahar Matorin, Israel Country Manager Founder, CEO Crumbiz & Country Manager Startup Grind Israel - Father, business culture catalyst, Startup ecosystem builder & connector Experienced Entrepreneur. Shahar has over 20 years of Global startup ecosystem experience. Shahar is the person responsible for putting Israel on the Global Startup Grind map. Today Startup Grind is the largest independent startup community, actively educating, inspiring, and connecting more than 2,000,000 entrepreneurs in over 600 chapters. SG nurture startup ecosystems in 125+ countries through events, media, and partnerships with organizations like Google for Startups. Crumbiz came about as Shahar realized that networking, emails and forums were not always effective tools to build, manage and leverage Global Business Relationships; he has invented a professional platform to both build and leverage global business relationships; thus changing the way we work and live - more coming soon! Skilled in strategy, management, investor relations. Globally connected professional with a can-do attitude. Yaron Pearl, Content Marketing --- Global Partner Partner Offers (https://sgtr.cc/30ISrF1) When starting or growing a business, there’s no shortage of important decisions you need to make. We’re here to help with that. Our Preferred Partner Matrix is a highly-curated set of resources and offers provided by organizations we know and love, designed to help you navigate the startup journey. Whether you’re just getting started, hiring your first few employees, or scaling globally – there’s something here for you (and we’ll be adding something new each month!). Presenting Deutsche Bank Wealth Management (https://deutschewealth.com) Deutsche Bank (Switzerland) Ltd. Wealth Management Place des Bergues 3, 1201 Geneva, Switzerland --- 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-tel-aviv-presents-entrepreneurship-and-fund-raising-in-2020/

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A Giant Exit in Tricky Times

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