Startup Grind Melbourne Hosts Martin Hosking (Founder at RedBubble.com)
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EST)
The Grind Continues in Melbournewith Martin Hosking
- Founder of RedBubble.com
Founded in 2006, Redbubble is a global platform for artists and designers to sell their work more easily and more often. Redbubble’s mission is to disrupt the mass market shopping experience, creating a marketplace that is synonymous with creative individualism. The site offers a diverse selection of more than nine million pieces of everyday art that have personality, wit, soul and meaning including apparel, photographic prints, canvas prints, posters, tech accessories, wall decals, tote bags, stationary, and more. Topping one million orders, Redbubble offers more than 225,000 around the world artists a means to connect with people in over 150 countries who are interested in art and design. To date, Redbubble has raised a total of $6.5 million from a range of angel investors and founders. The company headquarters are located in Melbourne, Australia with a U.S. base in the Bay Area.
6:00 - Networking and Pizza
7:00 - Fireside Chat
8:00 - Questions and More Networking
LIMITED TICKETS AVAILABLE $20.00
Martin Hosking is an entrepreneur. He is co-founder and CEO of RedBubble, one of Australia’s leading web 2.0 sites, providing a social network and market for artists and designers. Previously he was the Chairman of Aconex, a SaaS provider to construction firms and Southern Innovation, a digital pulse processing solution. He was instrumental in the development of NASDAQ listed search company, LookSmart. He started his career as a diplomat in Egypt and Syria before joining McKinsey & Company, serving clients focusing on emerging technologies.
LIMITED TICKETS AVAILABLE $20.00
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