Derek Andersen is the Founder & CEO of Startup Grind, a 1,000,000 person entrepreneurial community in 120 countries. Startup Grind's mission is to help every entrepreneur in the world. After running Startup Grind as a side project for 2 years, Derek turned his full attention to scaling it from 3 chapters to 300 chapters today. He's also Co-founder of Bevy, the platform that powers Startup Grind.
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, Startup Grind and Bevy.