Derek Andersen (Startup Grind)

Nov 14, 2016, 10:30 PM – Nov 15, 2016, 12:30 AM

Founder and CEO of Startup Grind.

In-person event

About this event

Derek Andersen is the founder and CEO of Startup Grind, a community of over 200 Chapters in 80 countries designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. Startup Grind's values of giving, helping others, and making friends have spread across the world. Since 2012 Startup Grind has hosted 3,000 events for more than 150,000 entrepreneurs. In 2009 Derek founded Vaporware Labs, incubating many products including Startup Grind and professional social network Commonred, which was acquired by Income.com in 2012. His entrepreneurial career consists of mostly spectacular failures with occasional successes. Previously, he worked at Electronic Arts on games like Burnout Paradise, Mirror's Edge, Sims 3, and The Godfather. He lives in Palo Alto with his wife and three children.

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Speaker

  • Derek Andersen

    Startup Grind

    Founder + CEO

When

When

November 14 – 15, 2016
10:30 PM – 12:30 AM UTC

Agenda

10:30 PMFood, drinks, and friend making
11:00 PMFireside Chat with Derek
12:00 AMMore food, drinks and friend making

Organizer

  • Ryan Frederick

    Transform Labs

    Columbus Director

Global sponsor

Dell Technologies logo

Dell Technologies

Partners

AWH logo

AWH

Rev1 Ventures logo

Rev1 Ventures

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