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!
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.View Details
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.View Details
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.View Details
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.View Details