From Scotland to the Global Stage with Phin Mpofu, Startup Grind

Glasgow
Tue, Oct 27, 2020, 6:30 PM (GMT)

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About this event

Startup Grind Glasgow are thrilled to be hosting Phin Mpofu, the person who brought Startup Grind to Scotland, first launching it in Edinburgh, then Glasgow six months later and for a short period also hosting events in Aberdeen. He's since gone on to support entrepreneurs globally, rising to the role of Director of Community & Partnership Success after heading up the Community team for a number of years.

We'll be discussing learning from failures, building a community from nothing and what it means to be a Black Leader in the UK today.


What you need to know:

Who: Phin Mpofu, Director of Partnership Success at Startup Grind.

When: Tuesday 27th October 2020

Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Where: Virtual Event

What Else: A Community of FRIENDLY & ENTREPRENEURIAL People


A little more about our guest:

Phin is on a mission to help startups succeed, having experienced first hand the challenges and hardship that came with his startup, HOMESPLACE, failing. He is Startup Grind's Director of Partnership Success focused on creating successful outcomes for their Partners and their interactions with our startup program and global community. He previously served as SG's Senior Community Lead helping oversee the growth and management of Startup Grind's Chapters around the world and championing the local Chapter Directors to build incredibly helpful, dynamic and well-connected communities for their local startup ecosystems. In 2014, Phin brought Startup Grind to Scotland, first launching it in Edinburgh, then Glasgow six months later and for a short period also hosting events in Aberdeen. His commitment to helping entrepreneurs was recognised in 2016 by the Centre for Entrepreneurs. He was listed on The Maserati 100, the annual list which recognises entrepreneurs who are generously giving their time and resources to support the next generation of young entrepreneurs. Phin is an alumni Fellow of the Centre for Entrepreneurs. 


Join us in October to hear how Startup Grind Scotland first began, why you can't let failure define you and what you need to be doing to grow your business in 2020.

Speaker

  • Phin Mpofu

    Phin Mpofu

    Startup Grind

    Director, Partner Success + Community

    Phin is on a mission to help startups succeed, having experienced first hand the challenges and hardship that came with his startup, HOMESPLACE, failing. He is Startup Grind's Director of Partnership Success focused on creating successful outcomes for their Partners and their interactions with our startup program and global community. He previously served as SG's Senior Community Lead helpin...

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  • Past Speakers

  • Alistair Forbes

    Alistair Forbes

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  • Jo Halliday

    Jo Halliday

    Talking Medicines

    CEO

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  • Barrington Reeves

    Barrington Reeves

    Too Gallus

    Creative Director

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  • When

    Tuesday, Oct 27
    6:30 PM - 8:00 PM (GMT)

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    • Jonathan Seaman

      Jonathan Seaman

      Startup Grind Glasgow

      Chapter Director

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    • Alan Ciechalski

      Alan Ciechalski

      Custom Flavour Media & Startup Grind Glasgow

      Founder

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    • Emma Loedel

      Emma Loedel

      Startup Grind Glasgow

      Head of Marketing

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