Derek Andersen (Startup Grind)

Hong Kong
The Garage Society, Sheung Wan 19/F 299 Queen's Road Central, Sheung Wan Hong Kong, 999077
Oct. 28, 2015, 6:30 p.m.

About this event

Derek Andersen ​is the founder of Startup Grind, a 200,000 person entrepreneurial community with 200 chapters in 75 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.

Speaker

Derek Andersen (Startup Grind)

Derek Andersen

Founder + CEO - Startup Grind

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.

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When
Oct. 28, 2015
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
 
Where

The Garage Society, Sheung Wan
19/F 299 Queen's Road Central, Sheung Wan
999077 Hong Kong

 

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