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Franco Varriano

Franco Varriano

Startup Grind Ottawa Director

Franco's been an entrepreneur since the age of 11. After working overseas during university, he returned to work in the NGO, public and private sectors building web and mobile programs. He's been actively involved in helping and organizing various Ottawa events to help make the city a better place. He's currently the co-founder and co-host of Hack To Start - a podcast focused on interesting people and the innovative ways they achieve success. Hack To Start reached #1 in iTunes' Business and Business News category just 8 weeks after the first episode launched and received over 100,000 downloads in the first 5 months.

Upcoming Events

Joe Rideout (Relay)
Thursday, March 26

Joe Rideout

Relay

Joe Rideout is the co-founder of Relay, a GIF messaging app and an ex-Googler. He co-founded Relay in 2012, raising $700K a few months later before being acquired by Kik in November 2014.

Joe will share his insights and experiences on building mobile products, scaling growth, and being acquired.

  • Joe Rideout, Relay Joe Rideout, Relay
    Joe Rideout is the co-founder of Relay, a GIF messaging app and an ex-Googler. He co-founded Relay in 2012, raising $700K a few months later before being acquired by Kik in November 2014.

    Joe will share his insights and experiences on building mobile products, scaling growth, and being acquired.
    26 Mar Joe Rideout Relay
  • Ethan Song, Frank & Oak Ethan Song, Frank & Oak
    Creative Director, Designer, Social Strategist, Web Technologist, Photographer & Videographer - Co-founder & Creative - @frankandoak
    23 Apr Ethan Song Frank & Oak

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