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Startup Grind San Francisco Hosts George Zachary (Charles River Ventures)

Startup Grind

Thursday, September 6, 2012 from 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM (PDT)

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Join us September 6 as we welcome George Zachary, a partner at Charles River Ventures and early investor in companies like Yammer, Shutterfly, Jambool, Udacity and others. He joined CRV in 2004 with 20+ years of operating and investing experience in computing and consumer technology.  George's focus is on building consumer internet and infrastructure companies. Previously, he was a general partner at Mohr Davidow Ventures (MDV).

Prior to MDV, George led the Nintendo 64 development business at Silicon Graphics, managed sales and marketing for virtual reality pioneer VPL Research, and served as a product marketer at CATS Software. He is on the board of Stanford SSE, Stanford's StartX, and is an advisor to the X PRIZE Foundation. George earned a joint BS from MIT and MIT Sloan School of Business (1987).


7:00 - Networking and Pizza

7:30 - Fireside Chat

8:30 - 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 or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind.

Michael Cayley

Derek Andersen - Founder of Startup Grind

Derek Andersen spent four years in product management at Electronic Arts working on games like the Godfather, Burnout, and Mirror's Edge.  He left in 2009 to found Vaporware Labs, a company that has tried and failed many times, but successfully launched products like Startup Grind, Commonred, and Steve Young Football (iOS).  He's also a contributing author for Techcrunch and Business Insider and lives in Palo Alto, California.

Email: | Twitter: @DerekjAndersen
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When & Where

156 2nd St
San Francisco, CA 94105

Thursday, September 6, 2012 from 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM (PDT)

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Startup Grind

Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events around the world in more than 150 cities 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 or follow us on twitter @StartupGrindSGP.

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