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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

June 18, 2019

Raymond Szabada (i-Open Group) - Building a Fraser Valley Tech Ecosystem

SG Fireside Chat

The President and CEO of i-Open Group, Raymond Szabada, will be our guest for this month's fireside chat. He leads i-Open Group, a leader and provider of geospatial applications and development services. He is also the Founder and Chair of XLRator, a social enterprise with a goal to build a thriving tech ecosystem in Fraser Valley. We'll discuss the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.

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July 9, 2019

Wim Kerkhoff (Crafty Penguins) - Supporting Fast-Moving Tech Companies

SG Fireside Chat

The CEO of Crafty Penguins and Kerkhoff Technologies, Wim Kerkhoff, will be our guest for this month's fireside chat. Wim leads a growing team that provides advanced Linux, DevOps and SRE consulting services to tech companies around the world, and Windows Managed Services to SMBs in the Fraser Valley area. We'll discuss the challenges and opportunities of running a technology support business.

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Past Events

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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