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**SOLD OUT**Startup Grind Silicon Valley Welcomes Dave McClure (500 Startups)

  • Aug 2, 2012 · 7:00 PM
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Join us August 2 as we welcome Dave McClure, a venture capitalist & founding partner at 500 Startups, an internet startup seed fund and incubator program in Mountain View, CA. He has invested in over 250 companies including Mint, Twilio, Wildfire Interactive, SendGrid, TaskRabbit, SlideShare, Mashery, CreditKarma, KISSmetrics, and MakerBot, among others.



Purchase your tickets, here.

If you have RSVP'd please pay for your ticket in advance. Tickets on the day of and at the door are only available for RSVP's and they will be $35.


6:00 - Networking and Pizza

7:00 - Fireside Chat

8:00 - Questions and More Networking


Startup Grind is an event series and website designed to help educate, inspire, and connect local entrepreneurs. Each month we welcome an amazing speaker who shares their story with our community and tells us what worked, what didn't, and what they'll do differently next time. It's an amazing opportunity to learn from the best, network with other members of the startup community, and improve your chances of entrepreneurial success.

For more information visit or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind.


Dave will be interviewed by Startup Grind founder Derek Andersen. Derek worked at Electronic Arts on games like The Godfather, Burnout, and Mirror's Edge. He left in 2009 to found Vaporware Labs, a company that has launched products like Startup Grind, Commonred, and Steve Young Football. He’s also a contributing author for Techcrunch and Business Insider.


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  • Pamela D.

    Great interview with McClure. Derek asked interested questions and let Dave riff. Good stuff.

    August 11, 2012

  • Daniel K.

    Great event.

    August 3, 2012

  • Peter M.

    I fuckin' missed it because it was delayed by a day :o(

    August 3, 2012

  • Brian K. G.

    Another sold out Grind!!!

    August 2, 2012

  • Jared V.

    Anyone driving from the east bay? Can I catch a ride?

    July 31, 2012

    • Harpal K.

      I'm driving from South Fremont.. I can take you along.. let me know

      August 2, 2012

    • Jared V.

      Thanks for the offer mate. I'm up in Berkeley. Meet you there!

      August 2, 2012

  • Harpal K.

    I can take a carpool partner with me.. driving from south Fremont.

    August 2, 2012

  • arash s.

    I am looking for a smart, passionate and well educated technical person for co-founder and CTO position in a seed startup company. Feel free to contact me befor or on event.

    July 28, 2012

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