Purpose x Passion = Progress with Marta Krupinska (Startup Grind Cross-Collaboration Event)

Jun 23, 2020, 5:30 – 7:30 PM

This month we’re celebrating Female Entrepreneurship around the world with #SGWomen and we are glad to host Marta Krupinska, Head of Google For Startups UK in collaboration with Startup Grind Edinburgh, United Kingdom. Marta is a Polish-born serial entrepreneur and Co-Founder of international money transfer start-up Azimo, one of the fastest-growing fintech companies in the world.

Virtual event

About this event

Purpose x Passion = Progress with Marta Krupinska

This month we’re celebrating Female Entrepreneurship around the world with #SGWomen and are over the moon to be hosting Marta Krupinska, Head of Google For Startups UK, for a special virtual fireside chat on 23 June.

Marta Krupinska

Marta is a Polish-born serial entrepreneur and Co-Founder of international money transfer start-up Azimo, one of the fastest-growing fintech companies in the world. To date, it has raised over $70M from top VC firms and connected over 1 million customers to the platform.

In 2017 she stepped away from the company, founding Astarte Ventures FreeUp.io, which offers salary advance services to create everyday financial freedom and became the Entrepreneur-in-Residence at the leading global GovTech venture PUBLIC.io in 2018.

Since December 2018, Marta has been Head of Google for Startups in the UK, where she and her team are on a mission to identify and support the next generation of founders on their journeys.

GFS now consists of over 50 co-working spaces and has accelerators in 125 countries, helping turn business dreams into a reality with a strong focus on inclusion and societal change.

Marta was recognized by Forbes as one of Europe’s 30 Under 30 for Finance in 2016, as Fortune Most Powerful Women Alumna in 2017 and as Evening Standard's London’s Most Influential People in two consecutive years, 2017 and 2018. She holds a Masters in Organizational Psychology from Jagiellonian University in Poland and a Management degree from Columbia Business School.

Passionate about ‘tech for good’, diversity, equality and well-being, Marta will bring her expertise and trailblazing enthusiasm for socially-driven entrepreneurship to this exciting Startup Grind Scotland Virtual event with hosts Nick Murray and Jude Duncan.

Who: Marta Krupinska, Head of Google for Startups UK

When: Tues 23rd June

Time: 8:30pm-10:30pm Asmara Time OR 6.30pm-8.30pm London Time

Where: Zoom

Added Extras: Brilliant like-minded People!

This event is originally published here.

Check out what happened

Speaker

  • Marta Krupinska

    Google

    Head of Google for Startups UK

When

When

Tuesday, June 23, 2020
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM UTC

Agenda

Welcome & Zoom Networking
Fireside Chat w/ Marta Krupinska
Slido Q&A, Event Wrap-Up

Organizers

  • Teklehaimanot Embaye

    ATENA VISION

    Chapter Director

  • Semereab Estifanos Mengesha

    Azel Pharmaceutical Share Company

    Marketing and Business Manager

  • Michael Berhe

    National Union Of Eritrean Youth and Students

    Team Member

  • Goitom Kfle Gebremariam

    Eritrea Institute of Technology

    Team Member

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