Startup Grind San Francisco Hosts George Zachary (Charles River Ventures)
Thursday, September 6, 2012 from 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM (PDT)
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
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
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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: email@example.com | Twitter: @DerekjAndersen
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