Startup Grind Austin Hosts Kevin Koym TechRanch Austin
Kevin Koym accelerates entrepreneur success. Kevin leads and coaches teams and individuals to innovate to breakthrough performance through doing more with less.Championing the cause of startups for over a decade has given Kevin the chance to launch a number of companies across the world. The culmination of those experiences has led to the founding of Tech Ranch Austin, a venture accelerator for early-stage technology companies. Through Tech Ranch Austin, Kevin has optimized his ability to assemble the pieces necessary to get a startup functioning and growing quickly. Before Tech Ranch Austin, Kevin founded, or was on the founding teams, of 7 different startup companies and four entrepreneur networks in the US, Mexico, and Chile, that he continues to actively grow. And Kevin’s service to these groups was also recently recognized as “Technology Community Leader of the Year” for 2010 by the Association of Information Technology Professionals, Austin Chapter. Prior to becoming an entrepreneur, Kevin fell in love with the startup process while working for Steve Jobs at NeXT Computer, Inc.
Personally and professionally, Kevin is defined by his ability to inspire both individuals and businesses to seize the technological and social revolution on the horizon in order to better their community as well as their profit potential. The key roles Kevin has played in a variety of startups throughout his life have enabled him to fine-tune his ability to replicate the success of helping entrepreneurs build what they never thought as possible before.
AGENDA 6:00 Networking and Food
7:00 Fireside Chat
Andi Gillentine, Director of Startup Grind
Andi is the cofounder and head of operations and algorithm development at Whit.li. She has a Mathematics degree from Bryn Mawr College and a Masters degree in Epidemiology from the University of Texas.
Google is offering startups $1,000 of credit to start building applications on Google App Engine. App Engine is a development platform that makes applications easy to write, simple to scale, and trivial to manage. Application deadline is March 31, 2013. Use verification code: SGAE-02
What is Startup Grind?
Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 35 cities and 15 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead. For more information visit StartupGrind.com or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind.
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