Derek Andersen (Startup Grind)

April 12, 2017 / 6:00 PM

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Derek Andersen (Startup Grind)

Derek Andersen

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. 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 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.

Date and Time
April 12, 2017
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Iron Yard Houston
4203 Montrose Boulevard #100
Houston, 77006
6:00 pm Meet + Greet
6:30 pm Quick Pitch
7:00 pm Grind of the year!
7:45 pm Dynamic Q+A
8:15 pm Share an Insight/technique
9:00 pm Adios!

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