Derek Andersen (Startup Grind USA)

May 26, 2016, 8:00 – 11:00 AM

Hall Chadwick, Level 40, 2 Park Street,, Sydney, 2000

Derek Andersen is the founder and CEO of Startup Grind, a global community that is powered by Google for Entrepreneurs designed to educate, mentor, and connect entrepreneurs. Founded in 2010 from humble beginnings with only 9 people attending his first event, 4 years later Start up Grind has grown to more than 200 cities, in 85 countries around the world.

In-person event

About this event

Derek Andersen is the founder and CEO of Startup Grind, a global community that is powered by Google for Entrepreneurs designed to educate, mentor, and connect entrepreneurs. Founded in 2010 from humble beginnings with only 9 people attending his first event, 4 years later Start up Grind has grown to more than 200 cities, in 85 countries around the world.

After founding Vaporware Labs in 2009, he incubated many products (most of which failed spectacularly) including Startup Grind and professional social network Commonred. In 2012 Commonred was sold to Income.com.

He is also Ex-Electronic Arts where he worked on games like Burnout, Mirror's Edge, The Sims, and Need For Speed. Having spent 8-years living outside the United States, he currently lives in Palo Alto California with his wife and three children.

Derek has been featured on Forbes, Tech Crunch, and The Wall St Journal.

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Speaker

  • Derek Andersen

    Startup Grind

    CEO

When

When

Thursday, May 26, 2016
8:00 AM – 11:00 AM UTC

Agenda

8:00 AMNetworking, food and drinks
9:00 AMFireside chat with Derek
10:00 AMMore networking
11:00 AMEvent concludes

Organizers

  • David Kenney

    Startup Grind Sydney

    Chapter Director

  • Brendan Yell

    Twilio

    Chapter Director

  • Kim McIntosh

    buddee fitness

    Co-Director

  • William Wang

    Co-Director

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