Derek Andersen (Startup Grind)

Iron Yard Houston - 4203 Montrose Boulevard #100 Houston, 77006
Wed, Apr 12, 2017, 6:00 PM (CDT)

About this event

How many people do you know have built the WORLD’S LARGEST entrepreneurial community?

What kind of WHY do you have to tap into in order to inspire so many people world-wide to step up and commit to building entrepreneurial communities in over 200 cities in 98 countries?

  • How do you get all these people moving in the same direction?
  • How do you remain a regular guy when rubbing shoulders with the highest echelon in Silicon Valley?
  • How can his success translate to building communities in other industries you want to build?
  • How does tech affect other communities - restaurant, energy, space, medical? What has Derek seen that could give you an edge on your startup?

Derek hears all kind of ideas coming from all directions ALL the TIME. What question would you ask the founder of the largest entrepreneurial network in the world? Now multiply that by 50, and you will walk away from this evening with a brain full of advice to rock your startup.

What is Derek building because he has the ear to hear opportunities?

  1. How has he built teams that continuously improve?
  2. How does he get independent thinking entrepreneurs from around the world to work together?
  3. How does he get so many YESES from cold emails?

You CANNOT Afford to Miss this Grind!


  • Derek Andersen

    Derek Andersen

    Startup Grind

    Founder + CEO

    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

    Wednesday, Apr 12
    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (CDT)


    Iron Yard Houston
    4203 Montrose Boulevard #100 Houston77006

    Brought to you by

    • Michele Price

      Michele Price

      Breakthrough Business Strategies

      Houston's Chapter Director

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    • James Phelan

      James Phelan


      Partnership Director

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    • Andrea Spirov

      Andrea Spirov

      'spired Marketing / B.O.S.S. Food Co.

      Marketing Director

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