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Startup Grind's Europe Conference is the event for startups everywhere. Entrepreneurs will meet in London for 1 full-day of sessions led by top CEOs and influencers, dynamic networking events, meetings with investors, access to invaluable resources, and more. Welcome party will take place on the night of June 12th. Main conference will take place on June 13th.
Be part of the future of entrepreneurship, fintech, and more
With 2,500 founders and investors attending, and over 100 European startups exhibiting, this year's Europe [London] Conference will be the biggest yet. With more than 75 speakers across three stages, we'll feature a range of sessions including thought-provoking keynotes, educational workshops, and intimate VC Q+As highlighting this year's topics, including Blockchain, AI, fintech, to name a few.
Get your tickets here: https://www.startupgrind.com/europe/#/
Keep on Grinding!
Derek Andersen is the Founder & CEO of Startup Grind, a 400,000 person entrepreneurial community with 200 chapters in 85 countries run by more than 1,000 volunteers. Startup Grind's mission is to help every entrepreneur in the world. It's core values are giving before you take, helping others first, and making friends.Read More
Derek Andersen is the Founder & CEO of Startup Grind, a 400,000 person entrepreneurial community with 200 chapters in 85 countries run by more than 1,000 volunteers. Startup Grind's mission is to help every entrepreneur in the world. It's core values are giving before you take, helping others first, and making friends. Derek Andersen spent four years in product management at Electronic Arts working on games like The Godfather, Burnout, The Sims 3, and Mirror’s Edge. He left EA in 2009 to start Vaporware Labs, a product incubator which mostly failed but built products including Commonred which was acquired by Income.com in 2012, and Startup Grind. After running Startup Grind as a side project for 2 years, Derek turned his full attention to scaling it from 3 chapters to 200 chapters today. In 2015 Startup Grind will host 1,200 events for 75,000 entrepreneurs. He currently lives in Palo Alto, California but has lived eight years outside the U.S. in France, Germany, Switzerland, New Zealand, and the Cook Islands.