Entrepreneurs from Europe and Silicon Valley

23 speakers, 1100 attendees

Eric Schmidt - ALPHABET

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Central West Minster Hall United Kingdom London
June 15, 2016
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We are a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. Founded in Silicon Valley, Startup Grind now spans over 200 cities across the world. Startup Grind Europe is the world’s largest independent startup community: a worldwide, truly interactive ‘brains trust’ for entrepreneurs.

Media mentions of SGE 2016: CNBC, Bussines Insider or Newsweek.


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Rate Startup Grind Europe 2016


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Martin Wasovski


Amazing atmosphere. Inspiring. Must attend for every startuper! Coming next year!

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Mavarick Collins


Few of the interesting and valuable connections we've made here. Greta young crowd. Amazing venue. Great energy. Just the coffee could be better :-) Apart of that really good event.

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Jillian A


I have given up my day having no time to spare, and it has been absolutely worth it! Startup Grind founder Derek Andersen with his team made incredible job creating event I will not forget. Bar is too high for the next year. Fingers crossed.

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Gloria C


True bridge of silicon valley and London. Numerous influential figures. Great atmosphere. Loved it.

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Marian Gazdik


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Great speaker willing to give advice

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I took back home lots of positive ideas to work with

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Interesting experience, met some cool people

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Good conference, not as much business opportunities as I thought

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Great speaker but should focus more on advice for startups than the stories of the speakers

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Very inspiring conference. See you in 2017!

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The best place to meet new investors, tons of insights

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Reviews from 2016

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Ram Yonish


We had the best networking experience.

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Barett A.


Glimpse of real success. People with some incredible stories. Bravo SG team! There is no doubt I’ll be back next year.

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Excellent event. Proud to be part of this community

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Speakers 25


Eric Schmidt

  • Alphabet Inc.
  • Making Bets & Staying Disruptive at Google

Dave McClure

  • 500 Startups
  • How to Survive the Fallout of the Seed & Series A Slum

Megan Quinn

  • Spark Capital
  • The State of Venture Capital

Niklas Zennstrom

  • Atomico : Skype
  • How To Build Companies in a Connected World

Julia Hartz

  • Eventbrite
  • Around The World Ticket: Organizing Your Business for Global Scale

Miguel McKelvey

  • WeWork
  • Building the New Work-Life Culture

Scott Harrison

  • charity: water
  • Story of charity : water

Luciana Lixandru

  • Accel Partners
  • Convenience 2.0: The On-Demand Economy

William Shu

  • Deliveroo
  • Convenience 2.0: The On-Demand Economy

Frederic Mazzella

  • BlaBlaCar
  • Stop Competing: How BlaBlaCar Monopolize Our Niche

Peter Halacsy

  • Prezi
  • Putting People, Process and Product to Work

Reshma Sohoni

  • Seedcamp
  • Scaling Your Business Within Europe

Leela Srinivasan

  • Lever
  • Hiring the Scale: 13 Hacks in 30 Minutes

Nigel Barker

  • America’s Next Top Model
  • How To Expand Your Brand & Not Become a Trend

Rachel Delacour

  • BIME Analytics
  • Location Is Less Relevant Than What You Think

Eoghan McCabe

  • Intercom
  • How We Raised $50M Without Selling our Souls

Suzy Roo

  • Atom Factory

Dhiraj Mukherjee

  • Shazam Graham Cooke Qubit
  • Don't Try This At Home

Sarah Drinkwater

  • Google For Entrepreneurs

Marco Veremis

  • Upstream
  • How To Seize The $70bn digital opportunity in emerging markets

Jeremy Kahn

  • Bloomberg News Havana Marking Documentary Director

Jared Smith

  • Qualtrics
  • Building A Billion Dollar Company Outside Silicon Valley

Craig Donaldson

  • Metro Bank
  • How to Make Your Customers Fall in Love with Your Business

Derek Andersen

  • Startup Grin
  • Welcome to Startup Grind

Alex Kayyal

  • Salesforce Venture



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