Startup Grind Silicon Valley Hosts Dave McClure (500 Startups)
Thursday, August 2, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)
Palo Alto, CA
If you don't know who Dave McClure is then I'm seriously concerned for your entrepreneurial viability. Dave is a venture capitalist & founding partner at 500 Startups, an internet startup seed fund and incubator program in Mountain View, CA. He likes to hang out with entrepreneurs, and occasionally invest in startups foolish enough to let him.
He has been an investor in over 250 companies including Mint.com, Twilio, Wildfire Interactive, SendGrid, TaskRabbit, SlideShare, Mashery, CreditKarma, KISSmetrics, and MakerBot, among others.
6:00 - Networking and Pizza
7:00 - Fireside Chat
8:00 - Questions and More Networking
|WHAT IS STARTUP GRIND?|
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.
Derek Andersen - Founder of Startup Grind
Dave will be interviewed by Startup Grind founder Derek Andersen. Derek worked at Electronic Arts on games like The Godfather, Burnout, and Mirror's Edge. He left in 2009 to found Vaporware Labs, a company that has launched products like Startup Grind, Commonred, and Steve Young Football.
When & Where
Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 100 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.