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Thursday, November 17 • 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Grit and Resilience: Do You Have What it Takes to be an Entrepreneur? FILLING

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Startups are hard whether you're the founder or on the team. Do you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur? Martin Tobias has created a Grit Test, see where you land on the Grit Scale. At this event you'll hear from entrepreneurs who have successfully created companies and how their grit and resilience has carried them through the toughest of times. You'll also learn new ways on how you can increase your grit before you attempt to start your startup.

At this event

  • Take the Grit Test
  • Martin will explain how to interpret the results for the Grit Scale and how to increase your Grit.
  • Listen to entrepreneurs who have been pushed to their limits

Also in the track:

What's next when you try to execute and fail to grow: The Dark Side of Entrepreneurship
See why sport matters in tech, and how it can help you be in the 10% of startups that win.
Early beginnings and challenges scaling up from two experienced entrepreneurs
How to grow and not lose the startup soul: Tech Giants & Startup Mentality

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Katie Walvatne

Business Development Specialist, Dynamic Computing
Whether it’s in the cycle studio, or in the office, Katie pushes for excellence (and loves helping others do the same!). Katie’s experience in forming partnerships and solving problems lends itself well to Dynamic’s approach of relationship-first growth. After getting her BS... Read More →

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Peter Chee

CEO, Thinkspace
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Anne-Marie Faiola

CEO, Bramble Berry
Founder and CEO of Bramble Berry, a soap-making company, and Best Day Ever, a lifestyle products company, Anne-Marie has implemented an outlook of persevering positivity in her own life through the years of highs and lows, choosing happiness every day. She now seeks to make a meaningful difference in women’s lives by introducing them to the tricks, hab... Read More →
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Martin Tobias

Founder and Investor, MGT Investments
Former CEO of Imperium Renewables, Tippr, Kashless, and Loudeye. Venture partner at Ignition Partners. Has personally invested in over 50 startups. Along the way Martin has owned a handful of bars and restaurants including a VERY fun live music rock club.
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Matt Williams

CEO, Pro.com
Previously Entrepreneur in Residence at Andressen Horowitz; CEO of Digg; and GM of Amazon Webstore.

Thursday November 17, 2016 1:00pm - 3:00pm PST