Our New Normal - Identifying Global Communities + Partners for Sustainable Recovery

Oct 19, 2017, 12:00 – 2:00 AM

The Cannon, 1336 Brittmoore Rd., Houston, 77043

Recent catastrophes are challenging entrepreneurs to find new, nimble solutions. And THEY ARE! Not just in SE Texas, but both nationally and globally. These situations require flexibility that is mindful of the needs of an entire ecosystem. Together we can ensure that no one is left behind. This month we're proud to have Eyal Hertzog, co-founder/product architect of Bancor live from Israel.

In-person event

About this event

WHY do you want to be introduced to Bancor?

One, to build a bridge between Houston's startup community and Swiss + Israel’s startup community.

Two, to educate local entrepreneurs about global communities and how they may play a role in the future of your business.

Three, to help Houston's founders and investors explore additional ways to go about funding and building startups.

RIGHT NOW you have an opportunity to help not only our local businesses but our entire economic region get back on their feet. Rebuilding takes resources, especially money. How to gain access to capital is changing too! Bancor's creates FinTech solutions simplifying users connections to currency. 

During this of time rebuilding, Startup Grind Houston is dedicated to identifying partners who understand our long-term and short-term needs. Rebuilding allows us to identify problems in a different light, and to arrive at elegant, thoughtful solutions. We are uniquely positioned to tap into our global community's expertise solving similar challenges. 

What is Bancor and Crypto currency?

Bancor is a protocol for creating smart tokens, using smart contracts to provide liquidity and pricing, enabling the longtail of user-generated tokens and ETFs. (web address)

Bancor Protocol is a standard for a new generation of crypto currencies called "Smart Tokens."

Who is Eyal Hertzog?

Since 1998, Eyal has built and launched online, end-user ecosystems in the domains of social networks, content sharing, user-generated currencies, and blockchain. (Rock Star!) He was the Founder of MetaCafe, Israel's fastest growing video sharing site, reaching over 50 million unique users at its peak. Before that, Eyal founded Contact Networks, one of the first online social networks. Eyal has been an outspoken thought leader on crypto currency and the Internet long tail in Israel. 

Every month (AND NOW MORE THAN EVER) we invite you to better understand and to embrace Startup Grind’s Values:

Give First (before you ask)

Make Friends (not just contacts)

Help Others (before you help yourself)

And to broadcast Startup Grind’s Mission:

To Educate, Inspire, and Connect Entrepreneurs

Our global community of 300+ chapters in 110 countries worldwide is here for you. Let us know... How may we best assist you? (I.e. - Can we help facilitate warm introductions to businesses, mentors, and/or investors to grow your startup here or elsewhere?)

Ways You Can Participate this Month:

On your mark, get set, GO! - Every month we invite local “Entrepreneur Partners” (Funded Startup, Growth & Enterprise Business Leaders) within our local ecosystem to kick off the event. Sharing accomplishments, values or needs with attendees, while connecting with our local team and featured guest demonstrates your commitment to our area's innovators. Entrepreneur Partners are also able to exhibit products and/or services after our signature Fireside Chat. This opportunity is available for a limited number of businesses, Apply Today!

Listen & Learn - Are you a member of our local entrepreneurial ecosystem? We encourage you to come meet, learn from and have the chance to ask questions of one of Israel's most successful founders, Eyal Hertzog (LinkedIn Bio).

Spread the Word - Startup Grind Houston's monthly events are an effective and valuable opportunity to share your brand and message with our local entrepreneurial community. Startup Grind’s events regularly attract many influential Founders, Professionals, and Investors. We have several options available, starting at only $250. (Connect Here)

Register Now!

Identify opportunities from dynamic conversations and encounters.

Absorb new information from our guest’s and your peer’s expertise.

Implement & Test an idea so you are utilizing good startup practices of validation.

Check out what happened


  • Eyal Hertzog


    Co-founder/Product Architect



Thursday, October 19, 2017
12:00 AM – 2:00 AM UTC


Meet Entreprreneurs
Fire-Side Chat
Make friends


  • Michele Price

    Breakthrough Business Strategies

    Houston's Chapter Director

  • James Phelan

    Village Insights

    Partnership Director

Global sponsor

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Dell Technologies

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