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Chilliwack

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About

Startup Grind is a connected online and offline network of vibrant startup communities that help fuel innovation, economic growth and prosperity at the local level. Startup Grind was founded in Silicon Valley, California and there are now more than 500 Startup Grind chapters worldwide, including Startup Grind Chilliwack!

Upcoming Events

Feb. 19, 2019

Dr. David Harper (UFV) - Leading ­Innovation and Entrepreneurship

SG Fireside Chat

The Director of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at UFV, Dr. David Harper, will be our guest for this month's fireside chat. We'll walk through David's career as a science educator, researcher and technology CEO. We'll also dig into his new role as a catalyst of innovation and entrepreneurship at UFV.

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March 19, 2019

Mary-Jane Mehlenbacher (Fiitfu CRM Solutions) - The Importance of Following-up

SG Fireside Chat

The Founder of Fiitfu CRM Solutions, Mary-Jane Mehlenbacher, will be our guest for this month's fireside chat. We'll discuss how she transitioned from a career in sales and marketing to founding and growing a software product company. Mary-Jane is passionate about teaching and training others on the importance of following up and building relationships with clients in order to achieve success.

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April 16, 2019

Amber Price (The Book Man) - Building a Thriving Family-Owned Retail Business

SG Fireside Chat

The owner of The Book Man, Amber Price, will be our guest for this month's fireside chat. We'll discuss balancing being a working mom and volunteering in the community while operating a multi-location retail business. We'll also chat about how Amber has taken over and grown a thriving multi-generational business in an industry that was supposed to be overtaken by the Internet and e-commerce.

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May 14, 2019

Jared Falk (Musora Media) - Growing a World-Class E-Learning Business

SG Fireside Chat

The CEO of Musora Media, Jared Falk, will be our guest for this month's fireside chat. Since 2003, Jared has built an e-learning business focused on teaching drums through a social learning community called Drumeo. Since 2015, the company has expanded into teaching piano, guitar and music recording. We'll discuss the challenges of building a growing online business.

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Past Events

David Leger (Loop Energy) - Local Inventor on the Global Stage

David Leger (Loop Energy) - Local Inventor on the Global Stage

Jason Lum (Myriad Corporation) -­ Local Tech Entrepreneur Influencing Public Policy

Jason Lum (Myriad Corporation) -­ Local Tech Entrepreneur Influencing Public Policy

Colin Schmidt (Wisebox Solutions) -­ Startup to Acquisition and Beyond

Colin Schmidt (Wisebox Solutions) -­ Startup to Acquisition and Beyond

Tim McAlpine (Currency Marketing) - Moving from Custom Design to Licensing Content

Tim McAlpine (Currency Marketing) - Moving from Custom Design to Licensing Content

Steve Czeck (Empyrion Technologies) - Building and Managing an IT Services Firm

Steve Czeck (Empyrion Technologies) - Building and Managing an IT Services Firm

Trevor O’Rourke (Bell Canada) - Becoming a Leader

Trevor O’Rourke (Bell Canada) - Becoming a Leader

Patrick Giesbrecht (BC Chamber of Commerce) - Public & Government Relations

Patrick Giesbrecht (BC Chamber of Commerce) - Public & Government Relations

Steve Hamilton-Clark (18th Camel) - Transitioning from Global PR to Professional Coaching

Steve Hamilton-Clark (18th Camel) - Transitioning from Global PR to Professional Coaching

Organizers

Tim McAlpine

Tim McAlpine

Currency Marketing

Chilliwack Chapter Director
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Colin Schmidt

Colin Schmidt

Wisebox Solutions Inc.

Chilliwack Chapter Co-Director
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Michael Berger

Michael Berger

Cowork Chilliwack

Chilliwack Chapter Co-Director
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