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Startup Grind Washington DC Hosts Gary Shapiro (Consumer Electronics Assn.)

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Monday, December 16, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (EST)

Washington, DC

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Gary Shapiro, Consumer Electronics Assn.

Gary Shapiro is president and CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) which is the producer of the largest technology tradeshow in the world, representing more than 3,000 consumer electronics companies with over 150,000 attendees.  He is also the author of the New York Times best-selling books Ninja Innovation: The Ten Killer Strategies of the World’s Most Successful Businesses and The Comeback: How Innovation Will Restore the American Dream. Our fireside chat will cover in-depth strategies of how startups can stay ahead of the innovation curve, how they can position themselves to be targets of acquisitions of larger companies who can't innovate fast enough, what the implications of The Innovation Act of 2013 are for startups, crowdsourcing for hardware startups, what megatrends he foresees based on CES 2014 showcase and much much more.  Hear his decades of insights gathered from CES and what makes a company stand out in the fray of thousands of products and startups launching every year. @GaryShapiro

Agenda   6:30 Networking and Food
7:00 Fireside Chat
8:00 Networking

Hosted By

Brian Park, Washington DC Chapter Director

Over 18 years professional experience in web/online/mobile product development. Experience in developing innovative consumer and enterprise collaborative web products and services.  Has started three previous startups, including one that had $17 million in revenues. Previously worked for AOL and Merrill Lynch. Is a CMUer.

Email: Brian@startupgrind.com | Twitter: @brianbpark

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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.

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1776
1133 15th Street NW, 12th Floor
Washington, DC 20005

Monday, December 16, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (EST)


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Startup Grind – powered by Google for Entrepreneurs

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.

For more information visit www.StartupGrind.com or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind.

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