Derek Andersen (Startup Grind Inc.)

The BookMark, @APW - 29, Jalan Riong Taman Bukit Pantai, Kuala Lumpur, 59100 Kuala Lumpur
Mon, Oct 26, 2015, 7:00 PM (GMT+8)

About this event

Derek Andersen ​is the founder of Startup Grind, a 200,000 person entrepreneurial community with 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, in 2012 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 US in places like France, Germany, Switzerland, New Zealand, and the Cook Islands.

Speaker

  • Derek Andersen

    Derek Andersen

    Startup Grind Inc.

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

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  • When

    Monday, Oct 26
    7:00 PM - 10:00 PM (+08)

    Where

    The BookMark, @APW
    29, Jalan Riong Taman Bukit Pantai,
    59100 Kuala Lumpur

    The BookMark, @APW
    29, Jalan Riong Taman Bukit Pantai, Kuala Lumpur59100

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