[WCIT2019 side-event] The man, the GIF, the legend: An interview with Giphy founder Alex Chung

Oct 7, 2019, 12:00 – 2:00 PM

StartupGrind Yerevan is back! And the comeback is HUGE with a special edition meetup as a WCIT2019 side-event. Join us on October 7, for an exclusive meetup and networking with Alex Chung, the founder of GIPHY.

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About this event

Startup Grind Yerevan is back! And the comeback is HUGE with a special edition meetup as a WCIT2019 side-event.

'GIF' or 'JIF'? Come join us and see GIPHY CEO Alex Chung revealing the answer :)

Startup Grind Yerevan is happy to announce our next event, with amazing Alex Chung! This is an event not to miss. 

Come meet friends, make new connection and hear Alex's exciting story on how he created a $300 million GIF empire.

This event is going to sell out quickly, RESERVE YOUR SEAT NOW!

About the guest:

Alex Chung is the founder and CEO of GIPHY, the people who bring you all the GIFs. Before founding GIPHY, he was a Hacker in Residence at Betaworks and directed media technology for companies such as MTV, Viacom, Comcast, managed research for Paul Allen’s R&D lab, and started his career as a hardware engineer at Intel. He’s a serial entrepreneur whose past projects include The Fridge (acquired by Google) and several others backed by investors such as YCombinator, Mitch Kapor, Google, Intel, Yahoo, and others. He was named on Business Insider’s Top 25 most influential technologists in New York, Fast Company’s most creative people in business, and Ad Age’s 50 most creative people of 2016.

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  • Alex Chung





Monday, October 7, 2019
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM UTC


12:00 PMRegistrarion and Mingling
12:30 PMFireside Chat with Alex Chung
1:30 PMNetworking


  • Narine Kotikyan


    Chapter Director

  • Gohar Malumyan



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