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Startup Grind Austin Welcomes Hugh Forrest (Director, SXSW Interactive)

Startup Grind

Thursday, September 13, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (CDT)

Startup Grind Austin Welcomes Hugh Forrest (Director,...

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Join us on September 13th when we interview Hugh Forrest, the Director of SXSW Interactive. Get inspiration for your own startup as Hugh talks about growing SXSWi from a staff of 4 to 25 and the impact they have had on startups, including lauching several household names.


6:00 - Networking and Pizza

7:00 - Fireside Chat

8:00 - Questions and More Networking


Startup Grind is an event series and website designed to help educate, inspire, and connect local entrepreneurs.  Each month we welcome an amazing speaker who shares their story with our community and tells us what worked, what didn't, and what they'll do differently next time.  It's an amazing opportunity to learn from the best, network with other members of the startup community, and improve your chances of entrepreneurial success.

For more information visit or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind.


Andi Gillentine - Director of Startup Grind Austin

Andi is the cofounder and head of operations and algorithm development at  She has a Mathematics degree from Bryn Mawr College and a Masters degree in Epidemiology from the University of Texas.

Twitter:  @andigs_whitli 


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Cospace Austin
911 W Anderson Ln
Austin, TX 78757

Thursday, September 13, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (CDT)

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Startup Grind

Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events around the world in more than 150 cities featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies.

Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead.

For more information visit or follow us on twitter @StartupGrindLD.

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