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What does it take to raise significant funding in a surprising sector in the middle of a global pandemic? Our friend and Startup Grind founder Derek Anderson returns to our Houston fireside chat chair in this must-attend conversation about his team's recent success closing a $15M Series B for Bevy.com and what it takes to get funded.
Who gets funded anyway? Derek will share his insights gained from a decade of experience supporting both founders and investors across Startup Grind's global community. His thoughts and experiences about who does fundraising well and who doesn't will help you succeed during this toughest of times and beyond.
Bevy / Startup Grind
Co-founder & CEO
For the past 15 years Derek has been building communities. He is the Co-founder/CEO of Bevy, a SaaS product that helps companies like Salesforce, Atlassian, Google, Snowflake, and Adobe build virtual and in-person communities. He co-founded Startup Grind, a community of 600 Chapters in 125 countries educating, inspiring, and connecting startup people. Since 2012, Startup Grind has hosted 15,000 e…
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Making better decisions takes a concentrated effort. Because it is not easy to make good decisions, a lot of people shy away from making them at all. It shows up in the results for their businesses, their team's projects, and the clients they attract.
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