Startup Grind Silicon Valley Hosts Eric Eldon (Co-Editor of TechCrunch)
Thursday, October 11, 2012 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM (PDT)
Palo Alto, CA
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Join us October 11 as we welcome Eric Eldon, the Co-Editor of TechCrunch. He was previously the cofounder and editor of Inside Network, where he managed publications including Inside Facebook, Inside Social Games and Inside Mobile Apps. Before that, he spent a couple years covering technology and finance at VentureBeat, a leading Silicon Valley publication where he was the first employee. While Inside Network sold to WebMediaBrands for $14 million in May of 2011, Eric also had a failed startup a few years ago. Called WriteWith, it offered online writing collaboration software. Before getting into the tech world, Eric attended Stanford University and graduated with a degree in international relations in 2005. There, he reported and edited news for The Stanford Daily student newspaper, and ran its business for a year.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org | Twitter: @DerekjAndersen
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