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The Bay Area is where Startup Grind began. With our first event taking place over 5 years ago, we've since hosted over 100 events with founders and investors from Lyft, Houzz, Eventbrite, Pinterest, GitHub, Postmates, Sequoia Capital, Google Ventures to name a few. The San Francisco chapter is run by the Startup Grind HQ team.

Upcoming Events

Thursday, August 9

Ryan Popple (Proterra)

SG Fireside Chat

Ryan Popple is the president and CEO of Proterra, the leading innovator of zero-emission, battery-electric buses. Prior to Proterra, Ryan was a partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, and an early senior finance employee of Tesla Motors. Ryan serves as a board member of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group.

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Thursday, September 6

Wade Foster (Zapier)

SG Fireside Chat

Wade Foster is the CEO and co-founder of Zapier, a workflow automation tool used by over a million people to connect the work apps they use every day. Prior to Zapier, Wade worked as a customer development lead for The Idea Works, Inc. in Missouri. He is an alumni of Y Combinator and has degrees in industrial engineering and business administration from the University of Missouri-Columbia.

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Thursday, October 18

Pete Flint (NFX, Trulia)

SG Fireside Chat

Pete Flint is a Managing Partner of NFX, an early stage Venture Capital fund with offices in Silicon Valley and Israel focused on network effect businesses. Prior to NFX, in 2005 Pete founded the online real estate company Trulia (www.trulia.com), now one of the most popular real estate websites and mobile apps in the U.S.

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Thursday, November 1

Jonathan Hsu (Social Capital)

SG Fireside Chat

Jonathan Hsu is a Partner at Social Capital where he also heads up data science activities. Hsu is also known as a co-founder of SuperPoke!. For more than 5 years, he was a manager of analytics and data science at Facebook. Before that, he served as a lead analytics scientist at Slide and program manager at Microsoft.

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Past Events

Rebecca Kaden (Union Square Ventures)

Rebecca Kaden (Union Square Ventures)

Sara Mauskopf (Winnie) & Jessica Verrilli (#ANGELS, GV)

Sara Mauskopf (Winnie) & Jessica Verrilli (#ANGELS, GV)

Howie Liu (Airtable)

Howie Liu (Airtable)

Duncan Davidson (Bullpen Capital)

Duncan Davidson (Bullpen Capital)

Jess Lee (Sequoia Capital, Polyvore)

Jess Lee (Sequoia Capital, Polyvore)

Bay Area Holiday Party

Bay Area Holiday Party

Bret Taylor (Quip, Facebook)

Bret Taylor (Quip, Facebook)

Zola, Calm, Clif Bar & WeWork

Zola, Calm, Clif Bar & WeWork

Eric Yuan (Zoom)

Eric Yuan (Zoom)

Jeff Richards (GGV Capital)

Jeff Richards (GGV Capital)

Summer Party (Startup Grind Bay Area x Galvanize)

Summer Party (Startup Grind Bay Area x Galvanize)

M.G. Siegler (Google Ventures)

M.G. Siegler (Google Ventures)

Aniyia Williams (Tinsel)

Aniyia Williams (Tinsel)

Ali Vahabzadeh (Chariot)

Ali Vahabzadeh (Chariot)

Phil Libin (General Catalyst, Evernote)

Phil Libin (General Catalyst, Evernote)

Startup Grind + Galvanize Holiday Party (Galvanize)

Startup Grind + Galvanize Holiday Party (Galvanize)

Brian Wong (Kiip)

Brian Wong (Kiip)

Jason Lemkin (SaaStr Fund)

Jason Lemkin (SaaStr Fund)

Mark Gainey (Strava)

Mark Gainey (Strava)

Arthur van Hoff (CANCELLED) (Jaunt VR)

Arthur van Hoff (CANCELLED) (Jaunt VR)

Bryan Johnson (OS Fund, Braintree)

Bryan Johnson (OS Fund, Braintree)

Summer Party (Startup Grind Bay Area)

Summer Party (Startup Grind Bay Area)

Nir Eyal (HOOKED)

Nir Eyal (HOOKED)

Jessica Herrin & Jenny Lefcourt (Stella & Dot / Freestyle Capital)

Jessica Herrin & Jenny Lefcourt (Stella & Dot / Freestyle Capital)

Eoghan McCabe (Intercom)

Eoghan McCabe (Intercom)

Roger Dickey (Gigster)

Roger Dickey (Gigster)

Startup Grind Holiday Party (Startup Grind)

Startup Grind Holiday Party (Startup Grind)

Gagan Biyani (Sprig)

Gagan Biyani (Sprig)

Ben Rubin (Meerkat)

Ben Rubin (Meerkat)

Bastian Lehmann (Postmates)

Bastian Lehmann (Postmates)

Kevin Gibbon (Shyp)

Kevin Gibbon (Shyp)

Summer Party (hosted @ Medallia)

Summer Party (hosted @ Medallia)

Marco Zappacosta; Bryan Schreier (Thumbtack)

Marco Zappacosta; Bryan Schreier (Thumbtack)

Mary Grove (Google for Entrepreneurs)

Mary Grove (Google for Entrepreneurs)

Hunter Walk (Homebrew)

Hunter Walk (Homebrew)

Sukhinder Singh Cassidy (Joyus)

Sukhinder Singh Cassidy (Joyus)

Thomas Korte (AngelPad)

Thomas Korte (AngelPad)

Phil and Jacob Jaber (Philz Coffee)

Phil and Jacob Jaber (Philz Coffee)

Chris Wanstrath (GitHub)

Chris Wanstrath (GitHub)

Alfred Lin (Sequoia Capital)

Alfred Lin (Sequoia Capital)

Justin Kan (Twitch; Justin.TV)

Justin Kan (Twitch; Justin.TV)

Julia Hartz (Eventbrite)

Julia Hartz (Eventbrite)

Adora Cheung (Homejoy)

Adora Cheung (Homejoy)

Joshua Reeves (ZenPayroll)

Joshua Reeves (ZenPayroll)

Jennifer Dulski (Change.org)

Jennifer Dulski (Change.org)

Logan Green (CEO at Lyft & Zimride)

Logan Green (CEO at Lyft & Zimride)

Halle Tecco (Rock Health)

Halle Tecco (Rock Health)

Ali Partovi (Code.org, iLike, LinkExchange)

Ali Partovi (Code.org, iLike, LinkExchange)

Mikkel Svane (Zendesk)

Mikkel Svane (Zendesk)

Ali Pincus (One Kings Lane)

Ali Pincus (One Kings Lane)

Adam Goldstein (Hipmunk)

Adam Goldstein (Hipmunk)

Adam Pisoni (Yammer)

Adam Pisoni (Yammer)

George Zachary (Charles River Ventures)

George Zachary (Charles River Ventures)

Sahil Lavingia (Founder of Gumroad)

Sahil Lavingia (Founder of Gumroad)

Greg Tseng (Founder and CEO of Tagged)

Greg Tseng (Founder and CEO of Tagged)

Naval Ravikant (Founder of AngelList)

Naval Ravikant (Founder of AngelList)

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Organizers

Lindsay Markel

Lindsay Markel

Startup Grind

Event + Partnerships Manager (HQ)
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Judy Chang

Judy Chang

Startup Grind

Marketing Manager (HQ)
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