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Startup Grind Las Vegas Hosts Brock Pierce (Playsino)

Startup Grind

Monday, September 23, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)

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The Art of Being a Serial Entrepreneur 10 Tickets Ended $15.00 $1.59
The Art of Being a Serial Entrepreneur 30 Tickets Ended $25.00 $1.99
EARLY BIRD: The Art of Being a Serial Entrepreneur Sold Out Ended Free $0.00

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Startup Grind Las Vegas

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Brock Pierce, Playsino

Brock Pierce is a "parallel serial entrepreneur" best known for pioneering the market for virtual currency in online games and now digital currency. He has founded nine companies, acquired more than 30 others, and closed more than a dozen corporate finance transactions, securing more than $200 million on behalf of his companies. He is currently Executive Chairman of Playsino, a Managing Director of the Clearstone Global Gaming Fund, and sits on the boards of IMI Exchange, Xfire, Five Delta, EverTune, and Spicy Horse Games. Brock will be speaking on The Art of Being a Serial Entrepreneur, moderated by Michael Terpin, CEO of SocialRadius.

Agenda   6:00 Networking and Food
7:00 Fireside Chat
8:00 Networking

Hosted By

Michael Terpin, Director of Startup Grind Las Vegas

Michael Terpin is founder and CEO of SocialRadius, one of the nation’s first social media marketing firms.  Success stories include the viral outreach for recording artist Will.i.am’s Yes We Canvideo during the Obama campaign (which won an Emmy, Webby and Clio Gold Lion), as well as social media event marketing for Live8 and LiveEarth, and blogger outreach for Participant Media (“The Cove”) and several divisions of Philips.  SocialRadius is headquartered in Las Vegas, with offices in Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco, and is a division of Terpin Communications, a leading international high-tech PR firm, which launched some of the biggest success stories of the consumer Internet era, including America Online, Earthlink, and The Motley Fool. Terpin also founded Marketwire, one of the world’s largest and most technologically sophisticated company newswires.   Originally known as Internet Wire, Marketwire was funded by Sequoia Capital and Hummer Winblad, and it was acquired in 2006 for $35 million.  Most recently, Terpin co-founded BitAngels, the world’s first angel network for digital currency startups, in May, 2013.  The distributed angel network currently has more than 200 members, representing $20 million in capital for bitcoin and cryptocurrency investments. Terpin holds an MFA in Creative Writing from SUNY at Buffalo and degrees in Newspaper Journalism and English Literature from Syracuse University, where he serves as an advisor to its top-ranked Newhouse School of Public Communications and was inducted into its prestigious Wall of Fame in 2000.  Terpin is also an investor and advisor to many media and technology companies, including Launch.it, Liquipel, Playsino, Stockr, Sverve, Virurl, Walls360, YouMail and XFire.    

Email: michael@socialradius.com | Twitter: @michaelterpin

Hosted By

Martin Stein, Director of Startup Grind Las Vegas

Global Partners

Google Cloud

Google Cloud Platform is offering developers $2,000 of credit to start building applications on Google App Engine and Google Compute Engine. App Engine is a full development stack (PaaS), and Compute Engine lets you run workloads on Linux virtual machines (IaaS). Apply to receive credit at cloud.google.com/starterpack and use verification code: sg-org.

Local Partners

Meat Chix & Weiners

Meat Chix & Weiners serves grass fed beef, chicken wings, hot dogs and more at two Southern Nevada locations.

The InNEVation Center

The inNEVation Center is the first public/private economic diversification effort of its kind. We bring together entrepreneurs. Business leaders. Mentors. Investors. Educators. And government agencies. In other words, everyone it takes to build an economy of superheroic proportions. The inNEVation Center is the brain child of Switch founder Rob Roy. As the most successful technology entrepreneur in Nevada's history, Rob is extremely passionate about enabling a more diverse Nevada economy. The inNEVation Center is a commitment to "pay forward" the success of Switch by helping to empower Nevada's next generation of successful start- ups.

What is Startup Grind?

Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 50 cities and 20 countries 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 StartupGrind.com or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind.

Disclaimer: Startup Grind event ticket sales are non-transferable, non-refundable, and final. If an event is cancelled due to weather, speaker availability, or any other unforeseeable event you will be refunded automatically. If a speaker moves the event date you will have 48-hours to request a refund if you are unable to make the new event date. Please direct any additional ticketing issues to customerservice@startupgrind.com.

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When & Where

InNEVation Center
6795 Edmond St.
Las Vegas, NV, NV 89109

Monday, September 23, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)

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Startup Grind

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.

More info at http://startupgrind.com/singapore or tweet us @StartupGrindSGP!

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