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Startup Grind KL hosts Derek Andersen (Startup Grind Inc.)

Description

Derek Andersen ​is the founder of Startup Grind, a 200,000 person entrepreneurial community with Chapters in 75 countries run by more than 1,000 volunteers. Startup Grind's mission is to help every entrepreneur in the world. It's core values are giving before you take, helping others first, and making friends.

Derek Andersen spent four years in product management at Electronic Arts working on games like The Godfather, Burnout, The Sims 3, and Mirror’s Edge. He left EA in 2009 to start Vaporware Labs, a product incubator which mostly failed but built products including Commonred which was acquired by Income.com in 2012, and Startup Grind.

After running Startup Grind as a side project for 2-years, in 2012 Derek turned his full attention to scaling it from 3 Chapters to 200 Chapters today. In 2015 Startup Grind will host 1,200 events for 75,000 entrepreneurs.

He currently lives in Palo Alto California but has lived eight years outside the US in places like France, Germany, Switzerland, New Zealand, and the Cook Islands.

Event Timeline
Mon Oct 26, 2015
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM MYT
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Tickets
I'm Feeling Lucky
Early Bird 20.00 MYR
Entrepreneur 30.00 MYR
Early Bird 3 x 2 40.00 MYR
Venue Address
29-01, Jalan Riong, Bangsar, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
Directions
29, Jalan Riong, 59100, Kuala Lumpur
Organizer
Lais | 8spaces
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