Trick-or-Treat? It’s a treat for sure! We have three events lined up for you in October! First, on Tuesday, Oct 11, our guest is Mark Haney, founder of Haney Business Ventures and the host of the Entrepreneurs Unlimited Radio Show. Then, we have a special bonus event: Qasar Younis, COO of Y Combinator, will be our guest on Tuesday, Oct 18. And to finish out the month, we’re taking a road trip to Davis on Thursday, Oct 27 where Davis Roots will be our host and Tyler Schilling, founder of Schilling Robotics, will be our guest. If you missed Tyler the first time around, you won’t want to miss the Davis event! Details of all three of these events are below.
Our mission at Startup Grind is to nurture the startup ecosystem in the greater Sacramento region. To that end, we are a proud sponsor of Startup Weekend, happening November 11-13. If you’re ready to tak entrepreneurship for a test drive, we encourage you to attend Startup Weekend where you and your team will have 54 hours to launch a startup! For more information, or to register, visit the event page. Use code “grinder” and save 35% on your registration fee!
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11
HANEY BUSINESS VENTURES
Mark is a highly successful entrepreneur, having founded or co-founded over 20 businesses. His companies offer a wide variety of products and services, but they all share his community- driven philosophy and commitment to creating opportunities for others. He is also the host of Entrepreneur’s Unlimited Radio Show that airs weekly on Saturday Mornings at 9 am on 1140 KHTK.
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 18
Qasar Younis is Y Combinator’s Chief Operating Officer. He was the founder and CEO of TalkBin, which was funded by Y Combinator and acquired by Google. At Google, Qasar went on to be the product lead for business facing product. He has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Kettering University and a MBA from Harvard.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27
TYLER SCHILLING SPEAKING AT DAVIS ROOTS
Tyler Schilling co-founded Schilling Robotics, along with Wes Gerriets, in 1985, with the vision of providing productive tools to remotely perform work in the deep ocean. As president, he sets the business unit’s vision and guides product innovation and development.