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Startup Grind Zurich Hosts Mikko Alasaarela (Linko, Inc.)

Startup Grind

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM (CEST)

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Mikko Alasaarela, Linko, Inc.

Founder & CEO, Linko, Inc. San Francisco | Berlin | Helsinki Mikko is a creative entrepreneur and occasional angel investor focusing on user experience (UX) and artificial intelligence (AI) startups. His special interest area is mobile services that utilize contextual data in innovative ways. He currently devotes his time to Linko, a mobile enterprise software startup based in San Francisco, Berlin and Helsinki. Prior Linko, Mikko has founded and built six startups in multiple countries and in various areas of technology. Out of these, he has so far profitably sold three. During his many years of entrepreneurship, he has traveled the planet and lived in Helsinki, London, Berlin and San Francisco, which has yielded a strong global network. Mikko has a MSc in Business Administration from Turku School of Economics but he really likes design and engineering. As a testament to his passion for design and user experience, he has won the coveted Red Dot Design Award.

Agenda   7:00 Networking and Food
8:00 Fireside Chat
9:00 Networking

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Hosted By

Timothy Chuma, Director of Startup Grind Zurich

With a background in enterprise application development, having worked as a freelance CRM/ERP consultant for over 7 years, Tim brings Startup Grind to Zurich, Switzerland to prove that Switzerland is more than cheese and chocolate. Tim is the founder and CEO of Censeo Computing, a Microsoft Bizspark startup that provides Saas front office applications for the financial service sector. An über fan of anything CRM/CXM, he shares his experiences through his blog The CRM Guy Swiss. He is currently lives in Zug, Switzerland with startup CEO wife and  two lovely kids.

Email: Timothy@startupgrind.com | Twitter: @censeocomputing

Hosted By

David Butler, Director of Startup Grind Zurich

David Butler is a serial networker and social media aficionado. Both David’s strong social presence and his love of testing beta versions of new products coming from Zurich’s many startups, have made him a sought after advisor in many industries. Fully engaged in the Swiss Startup Scene, promoting it's innovation with events, networking, twitter, and connecting the dots.

Email: dbutler@startupgrind.com | Twitter: @david_a butler

Global Partners

Google Cloud

Google Cloud Platform is offering developers $2,000 of credit to start building applications on Google App Engine and Google Compute Engine. App Engine is a full development stack (PaaS), and Compute Engine lets you run workloads on Linux virtual machines (IaaS). Apply to receive credit at cloud.google.com/starterpack and use verification code: sg-org.

Local Partners

Canton of Zurich

Office for Economy and Labour - Department for Economic Affairs of the Canton of Zurich The Office for Economy and Labour belongs to the Department for Economic Affairs of the Canton of Zurich and is focused on promoting economic development in Zurich. This includes giving guidance to company founders and businesses settling in Zurich, supporting resident companies, facilitating networking among forward-looking businesses and expediting administrative processes.

ecos office Zurich

Your new office in Zurich – ideal conditions for your success! Our business center offers you customized office, conference and service solutions which allow you to concentrate fully on your company’s success!

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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.

Disclaimer: Startup Grind event ticket sales are non-transferable, non-refundable, and final. If an event is cancelled due to weather, speaker availability, or any other unforeseeable event you will be refunded automatically. If a speaker moves the event date you will have 48-hours to request a refund if you are unable to make the new event date. Please direct any additional ticketing issues to customerservice@startupgrind.com.

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When & Where

ecos office center Zurich
Bellerive Strasse 11
8008 Zurich

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM (CEST)

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Startup Grind

Startup Grind is the world’s startup community, actively educating, inspiring, and connecting founders in over 170 cities.

We nurture startup ecosystems in 63 countries through events, media, and partnerships with organizations like Google for Entrepreneurs.

The cornerstone of our global community are monthly events featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share lessons learned on the road to building great companies.

Founded in Silicon Valley by Derek Andersen, Startup Grind has now hosted 2,000 fireside chats since its founding in 2010.

To date, Startup Grind has helped 170,000 entrepreneurs find mentorship, connect to partners and hires, pursue funding, and reach new users.

Startup Grind Singapore was founded in May 2012, we are one of the active grass-root startup communities in Singapore.

More info at http://startupgrind.com/singapore or tweet us @StartupGrindSGP!

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