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Every year in February, Startup Grind Global Conference attracts a thousands of tech entrepreneurs to Redwood City for 2 days of inspiration. We are continuing the tradition from last year to get together everyone with a Nordic heart. The friends of Nordic Innovation House - Silicon Valley and Startup Grind Oslo will get together after the first day of the conference!
When: Tuesday, 12 Feb, after the main stage program is over
Where: Sign up on the waiting list and we will let you know by email closer to the date
What: Mingling & Special guest fireside chat
Casey is a serial entrepreneur who Cofounded and grew Couchsurfing.com to a community of more than 15 million members. He founded Upstock - a way to modernise the antiquated stock option system by offering a replacement that is simple, fair and inspiring to everyone. He has also built Wonder, a 360 peer feedback app and Mastly, equity as a service
Casey Fenton is co-founder of CouchSurfing International, a network of welcoming people worldwide. As a Host you can experience your city through new eyes by offering travelers a place to stay on their journey. As a Surfer you can bypass the typical hotel experience by staying at the home of a local and learning about their culture. The concept was born in 1999 after Casey traveled and had several experiences staying with locals. After attending college for computer science in 1997, he worked as a technology and Internet consultant before starting several technology companies. From 2003 to 2009, Casey worked on creating the original CouchSurfing website. Casey was the company’s Executive Director prior to becoming CIO.
Currently, Casey is the CEO of Upstock - a startup that he founded with the mission to modernise the antiquated stock option system by offering a replacement that is simple, fair and inspiring to everyone.