Derek Andersen (Startup Grind)

Shenzhen
October 28, 2015 / 11:30 AM

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 (Startup Grind)

Derek Andersen

Startup Grind

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. 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, 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 U.S. in France, Germany, Switzerland, New Zealand, and the Cook Islands.

Date and Time
October 28, 2015
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
 
Address

SimplyWork (思微)
南山区科发路1号福利臻大厦3楼 Fulizhen Building 3rd floor, No.1 Kefa Road, Nanshan
510000 Shenzhen

 
Agenda
11:30 AM Networking and Food
12:30 PM Fireside Chat
01:30 PM Networking
 

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