Rudy Gadre at Startup Grind

Rudy Gadre: Seattle is just more collegiate when it comes to Startups


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If you were not at Startup Grind last night you missed a very interesting 75 minutes with Rudy. He shared his insights about what he thinks about why it can be better to start in Seattle instead of the Silicon Valley.  Seattlites tend to share more about what they are working on and are more willing to help one another. The phrase that many people remembered was “you can buy customers but you can’t buy engagement”.

Rudy was very open and extremely thoughtful in all of his comments and his passion

flowers used in Design

Do you use data to improve your website design?


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Days of designing websites based merely on visual components are gone. Don’t get me wrong, I am not against great designed websites. Visual design of your website plays a key role in shaping the opinions of your potential customer and of your brand as a whole. The first six seconds when someone lands on your website can leave a lasting impression of your company

Dan Levitan looking for another hero


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Join Dan Levitan and all the other SeaGrinders in Seattle to hear from the Co Founder of Maveron for what will be a very informative evening. He has more experience working with entrepreneurs than almost any other VC in the Seattle area. We don’t get to hear a lot from Dan as he doesn’t do a lot of speaking engagements but

adam tratt haiku deck

Adam is in 40 markets around the world


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Adam Tratt is Co-founder and CEO of Haiku Deck, the award-winning app for creating flawlessly beautiful presentations that has ranked #1 in productivity in 40+ markets around the world.

We are lucky to be able to get Adam for an evening at Startup Grind Seattle. He has been fortunate and talented enough to have recently raised a $3 million round from Madrona, Founders Co-op and others. His company Haiku Deck

Ben Huh at Startup Grind Seattle

Ben Huh wants to make you laugh for 5 mins


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Come join a whole bunch or gaggle of SeaGrinders at the next Startup Grind event on August 28th. I promise you will be entertained and you will even learn a few things from Ben Huh who is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Cheezburger (http://cheezburger.com).

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