Startup Grind hosts John Henderson (AirTree Ventures, Summly)

Aug 31, 2017, 8:00 – 11:00 AM

John is a Partner at Airtree Ventures where he focuses on investing in and supporting great founding teams at the very early stages of building a business. Prior to Airtree, John spent 6 years in London and New York. There he held roles at Facebook, then as COO of Summly (acquired by Yahoo for $30m in 2013), and most recently as a Principal at White Star Capital.

In-person event

About this event

John Henderson is a Partner at Airtree Ventures where he focuses on investing in and supporting great founding teams at the very early stages of building a business.

John sits on the boards of Employment Hero, Hyper Anna, Glam Corner and The Right Fit. Prior to Airtree, John spent 6 years in London and New York. There he held roles at Facebook, then as COO of Summly (acquired by Yahoo for $30m in 2013), and most recently as a Principal at White Star Capital. 

John also co-founded London.ai which has become Europe's leading event for AI practitioners. 

John has also worked at The Boston Consulting Group, having started his career founding Bush Campus, a startup whose failure taught him more than the rest of his experiences combined.

Check out what happened

Speaker

  • John Henderson

    AirTree

    Venture Partner

When

When

Thursday, August 31, 2017
8:00 AM – 11:00 AM UTC

Agenda

8:00 AMNetworking, food & drinks
9:00 AMFireside Chat
10:00 AMMore networking

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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