In 2005 at the age of 16, Patrick Collison was the recipient of the 41st Young Scientist of the Year for his work with Lisp. Before Patrick’s last year of High School he left early to attend MIT. During his first quarter of freshman year, Patrick founded Auctomatic and joined Y Combinator. At the age of 19 and ten months after incorporating, the company was bought by Live Current Media for $5MM. In early 2010 John and his brother Patrick began working on Stripe together. It was recently announced that Stripe raised $18MM at a $100MM valuation. Excited to have him tell his story first at Startup Grind.
StartupGrind.com is a daily news blog built to help entrepreneurs learn and get inspired. It's also a place entrepreneurs network with the top industry talent that speak at our events.
6pm - Networking
7pm - Fireside Chat With Patrick
8pm - Networking/Light Dinner
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When & Where
Startup Grind is the world’s startup community, actively educating, inspiring, and connecting founders in over 170 cities.
We nurture startup ecosystems in 63 countries through events, media, and partnerships with organizations like Google for Entrepreneurs.
The cornerstone of our global community are monthly events featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share lessons learned on the road to building great companies.
Founded in Silicon Valley by Derek Andersen, Startup Grind has now hosted 2,000 fireside chats since its founding in 2010.
To date, Startup Grind has helped 170,000 entrepreneurs find mentorship, connect to partners and hires, pursue funding, and reach new users.
Startup Grind Singapore was founded in May 2012, we are one of the active grass-root startup communities in Singapore.
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