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Startup Grind Washington DC Hosts Nigel Morris (cofounder of Capital One, QED Investors)

Startup Grind – powered by Google for Entrepreneurs

Thursday, May 16, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)

Washington, DC

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Nigel Morris, cofounder of Capital One, QED Investors





Nigel Morris co-founded Capital One Financial Corporation which started as a simple idea of dropping the annual fee of credit cards and instead target different credit cards to specific segments of the population.  

Now it's a publicly traded company (NYSE: COF) with $21.3 Billion in revenues headquartered in Tyson’s Corner, VA.

Nigel is now the managing partner of QED Investors, a direct investment fund focused on high-growth companies that leverage the power of data strategies. In addition, he serves on the board of numerous companies, including TransUnionRed Ventures, Prosper, MediaMath, and Braintree.

He has angel invested in Webs.com (acq by VistaPrint for $117M) and AddThis.

"What's in your wallet?"

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

Hosted By

Brian Park, Director of Startup Grind

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. Previously worked for AOL and Merrill Lynch. Is a CMUer.

Email: Brian@startupgrind.com

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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 35 cities and 15 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.

Have questions about Startup Grind Washington DC Hosts Nigel Morris (cofounder of Capital One, QED Investors)? Contact Startup Grind – powered by Google for Entrepreneurs

When & Where



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

Thursday, May 16, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)


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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 40 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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