Derek is the founder of Startup Grind, a 125-city community mentoring entrepreneurs. Startup Grind is based in 60 countries with over 1,500 volunteers. 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 create Vaporware Labs which launched several failures and a couple of successes like Startup Grind, Commonred (Acquired by Income.com), and Steve Young Football (iOS). He's also a contributing author for Entrepreneur.com and Business Insider and lives in Palo Alto, California with his wife and three children.
Karlie is passionate about producing flawless events and building meaningful brand relationships. Prior to Startup Grind she spent 3+ years running all national conferences for Inc. Magazine in New York. In August 2013, she joined the HQ team as Director of Events. She now heads up strategy, planning, and execution of global events as well as SF and Silicon Valley chapters, and manages all Startup Grind partnerships. A California native, Karlie now lives in San Francisco.
Josh is a partner at Greylock. He joined the team in 2011 and invests in entrepreneurs building new consumer products and services. His areas of focus include social networks and platforms, mobile apps, new media, and connected devices. Josh specializes in designing, building, and scaling consumer products, having been part of multiple companies that have grown to over 100 million users.
Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products.
With offices throughout the U.S. and across the globe, Foley combines powerful national resources with a local focus to deliver seamless business and legal insight. Our exceptional client service, value, and innovation are recognized by our clients and the legal industry. Learn more at Foley.com
if(we) is building social products to enable meaningful connections between people. Created by the team that brought Tagged to the world in 2004, if(we) was founded in 2014 and is based in San Francisco. For more on if(we), visit ifwe.co.
MOO is an online print and design company. We love great design and believe it can work wonders for every business. That’s why we make it simple to create beautiful, expertly crafted business stationery and promotional materials like Business Cards, Minicards, Notecards, Flyers, and more. Visit moo.com to create your own set of distinctive Business Cards and other business stationary.
"BE FOUND, TELL YOUR STORY. A you+plus video is a short (30-45sec), scripted, black & white video designed to show your personality and give information about what you do professionally; it goes on your email, profiles and webpages”.
We built Samepage so our company could work together more effectively. Then we discovered Samepage is also awesome for organizing social, group, and school activities. Now lots of people are using Samepage to plan epic vacations, organize school fundraisers, keep sports teams on track, run their businesses and get more done. How will you use Samepage? For more information and to create a personalized Samepage page, visit www.samepage.io.