Derek Andersen (Startup Grind)

Zendesk - 67 Queen St Melbourne, 3000 Melbourne
Tue, May 24, 2016, 6:00 PM (AEST)

About this event

Derek is the founder and CEO of Startup Grind, a community of 200 Chapters in 80 countries designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. Startup Grind's values of giving, helping others, and making friends have spread across the world. Since 2012 SG has hosted 3000 events for 150,000 entrepreneurs. In 2009 Derek founded Vaporware Labs, incubating many products including Startup Grind and professional social network Commonred, acquired by in 2012. Previously, he worked at Electronic Arts. He lives in Palo Alto with his wife and three children.


  • 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

    Tuesday, May 24
    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (AEST)


    67 Queen St Melbourne3000

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      Chris Joannou


      General Manager ANZ

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    • Warwick Donaldson

      Warwick Donaldson

      Startup Grind

      Co-Chapter Director Melbourne

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      Chapter Director

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