Startup Grind Montreal Hosts Greg Isenberg (5By)
Thursday, November 21, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EST)
Get excited! The legendary Startup Grind is coming to our wonderful bilingual city of Montreal. We are very excited to be announcing the inaugural event with Greg Isenberg, Founder and CEO of 5By on November 21st, 2013 at 6PM.
5By is one of Montreal’s hottest startup that is having incredible growth and was recently acquired by Silicon Valley legend StumbleUpon. 5by scours the internet for the best videos, and hand-delivers the ones you want to watch. It’s curated, free, and awesome. Greg is a frequent speaker in the Montreal circuit, come meet him personally and learn about his journey through the various startups he has founded.
We aren’t just famous for our summer festivals, poutine, and maple syrup. Montreal has a burgeoning startup scene soon bound to be among the best in the world. The Notman House, a mansion in the downtown core gifted to the Montreal tech community, plays host to a series of increasingly impressive startups and is run by a top notch accelerator, FounderFuel. With its unique bilingual city status in all of North America, Montreal is home to incredible companies that have revolutionized their industries or simply created them out of thin air.
- Joseph-Armand Bombardier invented the snowmobile to enhance snow travel across Quebec.
- Guy Laliberte started Cirque du Soleil to complete change circus arts across the world.
- Sid Lee has completely upended the advertising and marketing agencies of the world.
The startup scene in Montreal is expanding with tens of events every month such as Entrepreneurs Anonymous, Startup Drinks, Montreal New Tech, Startup Weekends, Founder Dating, and more. What makes Startup Grind Montreal special is us bringing the wisest minds of the Quebec business community to share their business insights and entrepreneurial stories.
Join us at Startup Grind Montreal for a monthly forum to grow your personal and professional skills so you and your startup can change Montreal and the world!
Greg Isenberg is a growth hacker and angel investor that has strategized and implemented digital strategies for companies like WordPress, FedEx, TechCrunch and Microsoft. He also helped build Wall Street Survivor, the world’s most popular fantasy stock market simulator. He is currently the CEO of 5by, which was acquired by StumbleUpon. Greg is also a Venture Partner at Good People Ventures, an early-stage tech venture fund.
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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.
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Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 40 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.
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