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Startup Grind Orange County Hosts Peter Polydor (ERGO Capital Partners)

Startup Grind

Wednesday, February 19, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PST)

Startup Grind Orange County Hosts Peter Polydor (ERGO...

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Peter Polydor, ERGO Capital Partners

Peter Polydor is an entrepreneur, investor, tech enthusiast and a founder of ERGO Capital Partners. At ERGO, Peter focuses on new investments and portfolio management within technology, media and energy  sectors. Currently he sits on the Board of Directors of ecoPHYSI and Wikipad as well as the Advisory Board for a number of startups. Peter is also the founder of the Eureka Project, a 3 acre tech hub meant to foster innovation and entrepreneurs in Orange County.

Prior to ERGO, Peter was Vice President of SAIL Capital a cleantech venture capital firm headquartered in California. While at SAIL, Peter reviewed new investment opportunities, accelerated business plans and opened new markets by developing strategic partnerships for SAIL.

Outside of investment management, Peter conducted market research at  Citigroup, policy research at the US House of Representatives, was involved in operations and management of privately owned real estate development firms as well as started, built and sold a web-services company.

Further to his work at ERGO, Peter is a Charter Member of the Canadian C100, a member of Orange County Young Executives and serves on the Occidental College Board of Governors, American Hellenic Council Board of Directors, OCTANe Leadership Council, and the Investment Committee of the MaRS Investor Accelerator Fund. Peter was an Edmonson Fellow at the University of Southern California and is a graduate of Occidental College where he earned a B.A. in Political Science with an emphasis on Energy.

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

Hosted By

Naomi Grange, Director of Startup Grind Orange County

Naomi Grange  has over 20 years of strategic marketing and business development that she brings as Founder and CEO of GIVEvolution®. Grange  expanded her vision and team to create GIVEvolution® in 2012 and is  changing the world through mobile giving. Grange is inspired by the courage, determination and independence of people who have touched her life in one way or the other and is using her leadership and talent to better the giving community through her  newly founded company. Watch for TXTgirl®, a positive space to connect like-minded girls whenever, wherever around the world through philanthropic efforts to educate, inspire and empower girls of all ages to become confident influential leaders in their communities. You can visit her weekly inspiration blog or follow her on twitter @TXTgirlNaomi

Email: Naomi@startupgrind.com | Twitter: @TXTgirlNaomi

Global Partners

Google for Entrepreneurs

Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products.

Local Partners

Eureka Building

The Eureka ("U-re-ka") Building is a 3-acre campus style creative office and event space in Irvine, California. It was created to help foster innovation and creativity by giving technology and design companies in Orange County a home that is centrally located and easily accessed.

Perryfield Films

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Luxury DJs

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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

Eureka Building
1621 Alton Parkway
Irvine, CA 29606

Wednesday, February 19, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PST)

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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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