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Upcoming Events

Thursday, October 5

Startup Grind + Techweek Startup Panel: From Cradle to IPO

Fireside Chat

As part of Techweek conference, Startup Grind will host a partner event for free. Panel discussion will be centered around what metrics to track as the company grows in the different stages from seed, angel, VC, Mezzanine, and IPO/acquisition. How does a startup approach growth in terms of customer acquisition, recruiting, and financing. Moderated by Deep Gujral of Withum

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Wednesday, October 18

Ezra Klein (cofounder & Editor-in-Chief of Vox)

Fireside Chat

Ezra Klein is founder and editor-in-chief of Vox.com—one of the most popular political media websites for Millennials with more than 20 million unique visitors monthly. Vox.com is a subsidiary of Vox Media which has raised more than $307 million from Accel, Khosla Ventures, General Atlantic, and Comcast NBC Universal.

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Tuesday, November 28

Jon Chapman (Cofounder & President of EverFi)

Fireside Chat

Jon Chapman is cofounder & President of EverFi, one of the hottest EdTech companies in the DC area focusing on teaching, assessing, badging, and certifying students in critical skills. EverFi has raised close to $250M from Jeff Bezos, Paul Allen, Eric Schmidt, Ev Williams, NEA, other top VCs, and even U2 Bono.

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Wednesday, December 13

Matthew Calkins (Cofounder & CEO of Appian)

Fireside Chat

Matthew Calkins is the cofounder and CEO of Appian (NASDAQ: APPN), a billion dollar B2B enterprise that provides a leading low-code software development platform that enables organizations to rapidly develop powerful applications and it was one of the hottest IPOs in 2017.

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Past Events

Alec Ross (NYT Best Seller "The Industries of the Future", Candidate for Governor of Maryland)

Alec Ross (NYT Best Seller "The Industries of the Future", Candidate for Governor of Maryland)

Fiverr + Startup Grind Summer Party

Fiverr + Startup Grind Summer Party

Hooks Johnston (Inova Strategic Investments)

Hooks Johnston (Inova Strategic Investments)

Adam Vitarello (Cofounder & President of Optoro)

Adam Vitarello (Cofounder & President of Optoro)

Susan Tynan (Founder & CEO of Framebridge)

Susan Tynan (Founder & CEO of Framebridge)

Seth Goldman (CEO & Co-Founder of Honest Tea)

Seth Goldman (CEO & Co-Founder of Honest Tea)

John Backus (NAV.VC)

John Backus (NAV.VC)

James Patterson (CapitalOne Labs)

James Patterson (CapitalOne Labs)

Startup Grind DC Holiday Party 2016 (Reston Town Center)

Startup Grind DC Holiday Party 2016 (Reston Town Center)

Ron Gula (Tenable Network Security)

Ron Gula (Tenable Network Security)

Michelle K Lee (US Patent and Trademark Office)

Michelle K Lee (US Patent and Trademark Office)

Fred Schaufeld (SWaN & Legend Venture Partners)

Fred Schaufeld (SWaN & Legend Venture Partners)

Peter Harrison (Snagajob)

Peter Harrison (Snagajob)

Archana Vemulapalli (CTO of DC)

Archana Vemulapalli (CTO of DC)

Daniel Pink (NYT Bestselling Author of Drive)

Daniel Pink (NYT Bestselling Author of Drive)

Dan Berger (SocialTables)

Dan Berger (SocialTables)

Ben Rattray (Change.org)

Ben Rattray (Change.org)

FREE LIVESTREAM - GLOBAL CONFERENCE (AC Hotels in National Harbor)

FREE LIVESTREAM - GLOBAL CONFERENCE (AC Hotels in National Harbor)

Sophie & Katherine (Georgetown Cupcakes)

Sophie & Katherine (Georgetown Cupcakes)

Holiday Party (AC Hotels by Marriott)

Holiday Party (AC Hotels by Marriott)

Dan Gordon (Valhalla Partners)

Dan Gordon (Valhalla Partners)

William Pence (CTO of AOL)

William Pence (CTO of AOL)

Rami Essaid (Distil Networks)

Rami Essaid (Distil Networks)

Tim Hwang (FiscalNote)

Tim Hwang (FiscalNote)

Governor Terry McAuliffe (Virginia)

Governor Terry McAuliffe (Virginia)

Hooman Radfar (cofounder of AddThis)

Hooman Radfar (cofounder of AddThis)

Duke Chung (Parature/Microsoft)

Duke Chung (Parature/Microsoft)

Congressman Darrell Issa (California)

Congressman Darrell Issa (California)

Joe Payne (Eloqua/Oracle)

Joe Payne (Eloqua/Oracle)

Timothy Chi (cofounder of WeddingWire)

Timothy Chi (cofounder of WeddingWire)

Peter Barris (NEA)

Peter Barris (NEA)

Nick Lavezzo (FoundationDB)

Nick Lavezzo (FoundationDB)

Jean Case (Case Foundation)

Jean Case (Case Foundation)

Vint Cerf (Internet Pioneer, Google)

Vint Cerf (Internet Pioneer, Google)

Chip Paucek (2U, HookedOnPhonics)

Chip Paucek (2U, HookedOnPhonics)

John Burke (True Ventures)

John Burke (True Ventures)

Mark White (CTO of Deloitte)

Mark White (CTO of Deloitte)

Daymond John (Shark Tank, FUBU)

Daymond John (Shark Tank, FUBU)

Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (Drugstore.com)

Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (Drugstore.com)

Ellen Miller (Sunlight Foundation)

Ellen Miller (Sunlight Foundation)

Ted Leonsis (Monumental Sports - Wizards/Caps)

Ted Leonsis (Monumental Sports - Wizards/Caps)

Congressman Jared Polis (TechStar, ProFlowers)

Congressman Jared Polis (TechStar, ProFlowers)

Alex Hawkinson (cofounder of SmartThings)

Alex Hawkinson (cofounder of SmartThings)

Gary Shapiro (Consumer Electronics Assn.)

Gary Shapiro (Consumer Electronics Assn.)

Tige Savage (Revolution Ventures)

Tige Savage (Revolution Ventures)

Paul Allen (cofounder of Ancestry.com)

Paul Allen (cofounder of Ancestry.com)

Scott Case (Startup America, Priceline)

Scott Case (Startup America, Priceline)

Sanju Bansal (cofounder of MicroStrategy)

Sanju Bansal (cofounder of MicroStrategy)

Michael Chasen (Blackboard, SocialRadar)

Michael Chasen (Blackboard, SocialRadar)

Jim Bankoff (CEO of Vox Media)

Jim Bankoff (CEO of Vox Media)

Nigel Morris (cofounder of Capital One)

Nigel Morris (cofounder of Capital One)

Dr. Magid Abraham (cofounder of comScore)

Dr. Magid Abraham (cofounder of comScore)

Reggie Aggarwal (Cvent)

Reggie Aggarwal (Cvent)

Eugene Stoltzfus (Co-Founder of Rosetta Stone)

Eugene Stoltzfus (Co-Founder of Rosetta Stone)

Revell Horsey (Founding President of HelloWallet)

Revell Horsey (Founding President of HelloWallet)

Steve Blank (Author of The Startup Owners Manual)

Steve Blank (Author of The Startup Owners Manual)

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