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Startup Grind NYC Hosts Scott Kurnit (Founder of About.com / Keep.com)

Startup Grind

Thursday, September 27, 2012 from 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)

Startup Grind NYC Hosts Scott Kurnit (Founder of...

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Join us September 27th as we welcome Scott Kurnit, founder of About.com and Keep.com. Scott led About.com as CEO through IPO and its growth to a public market value of $1.5 billion. Scott was influential from the inception of the consumer web at Prodigy, where he led the team that put the first browser into an online service. (so, quite literally the inception) He went on to lead divisions of MCI in their efforts to grown their digital business. Today, in addition to serving as Chairman of Keep Holdings. Scott is an active media and technology angel investor. We will talk about building a trusted content site, the changed landscape for exits, and better monetization strategies for B2C startups.


7:30 - Networking and Pizza

8:00 - Fireside Chat

9:00 - Questions and More Networking


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.

For more information visit www.StartupGrind.com or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind.


Justin Stanwix- Director of Startup Grind New York City  

Justin is the Director of StartupGrind NYC in addition to his full-time role as Senior Marketing Manager at Gust. Justin works directly with the CMO and senior management to define and execute brand and product strategy. He interacts directly with early stage investors and entrepreneurs in the 65 countries in which Gust operates to help inform the product team. He is a correspondent on technology and startups to BloombergTV, an works closely with a handful of startups and is a Board Advisor at Pressly. Justin is also passionate about Social Innovation and works with The Feast

Email:  justin@startupgrind.com | Twitter: @jstanwix

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When & Where

The Alley

New York, NY

Thursday, September 27, 2012 from 7:30 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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Startup Grind NYC Hosts Scott Kurnit (Founder of About.com / Keep.com)
New York, NY Events Business

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