Join us December 12th as we welcome Santa Claus, Founder and CEO of The North Pole. We are hosting the worlds biggest UN-corporate holiday party for startups, entrepreneurs and small business owners! Freelancers and self-employed professionals are all welcome! Join us at YouDazzle HQ in the Nest GSV incubator as we broadcast the party live to dozens of cities worldwide through Startup Grind! Special guest appearance by founder/CEO of North Pole Industries, Santa Claus, to be interviewed by Startup Grind founder Derek Andersen. Join us for food, drinks and fun! In the spirit of holiday giving, we invite you to bring a small gift to exchange with another holiday guest you do not know. Could be something fun from your own startup or business, something you made or bought (under $5 please)
Our Eventbrite RSVP will CLOSE on Tuesday Midnight for the World's Largest Startup Holiday Party! RSVP now! Print out your ticket to gain access to our Express Entry Line AND drop it in Santa's bag for the chance to win some awesome prizes from our sponsors, including: - Microsoft XBox from the Microsoft Store Palo Alto - 10 hours of corporate formation and funding advice from Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP - Meet.fm Business subscription - One month of free desk space at NestGSV incubator - LUXr Bento Box for Entrepreneurs - iPad Mini from Western Technology Investment - Amazon Web Services vouchers (worth $1K/each) - and more! Please drop by our sponsor tables and say hello to receive a free raffle ticket for an EXTRA chance to win a holiday prize from Santa's sponsor bag. Get another chance to win by taking our online poll.
Can't make the event? No worries! We'll be streaming live through Meet.fm starting at 7pm PST: http://www.meet.fm/now. Get your own free meeting channel with 500 free minutes at Meet.fm/now
6:00- Doors open for check in
7:30- Networking, Food, and Drinks
8:00- Sponsor Prizes Holiday Raffle (must be present to win)
8:30- Courtyard Gift Exchanges (Optional, bring a wrapped gift under $5 to participate)
9:00- Gift Bags For All Until Gone
|WHAT IS STARTUP GRIND?|
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.
Derek Andersen - Founder of Startup Grind
Derek Andersen spent four years in product management at Electronic Arts working on games like the Godfather, Burnout, and Mirror's Edge. He left in 2009 to found Vaporware Labs, a company that has tried and failed many times, but successfully launched products like Startup Grind, Commonred, and Steve Young Football (iOS). He's also a contributing author for Techcrunch and Business Insider and lives in Palo Alto, California.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org | Twitter: @DerekjAndersen
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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.