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Tuesday, October 3 • 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Grit & Resilience: Do You Have What it Takes to be an Entrepreneur? [At Facebook Seattle] FILLING

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We're back for the third annual "Grit and Resilience" event!

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 your Grit score and new ways to increase your Grit
  • Listen to entrepreneurs who have pushed to their limits
  • Interactive "Grit Experiment Stations" to increase your Grit

Note: This event is inside of the Facebook offices so please arrive early to get your badge and get through security before the event starts! Limited space so make sure to sign up. Parking is FREE!!

Also in this track, How To Build The Best Entrepreneur: From The Entrepreneur's Perspective on Friday, October 6th 12:30pm at Google Seattle.


Moderators
avatar for Katie Walvatne

Katie Walvatne

Chief Experience Officer (CXO), thinkspace
There is nothing Katie loves more then being surrounded by smart people willing to share their stories. As Chief Experience Officer at thinkspace, Katie gets energized when making connections and diving into what others are passionate about. Lover of dogs, karaoke, and craft beer... Read More →

Speakers
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Ben Collins

Professional Athlete
As a 23 year old, Ben quit his career in robotics to see if he could be the best triathlete in the world. That year, while leading the world championships, he crashed his bike, got up, retook the lead, then crashed again and woke up in an ambulance with multiple broken bones. A year... Read More →
avatar for Sara Hebert

Sara Hebert

Chief Play Officer
Sara Hebert creates better organizations and happier lives through business consulting and transformative coaching. Identifying and connecting dots is Sara’s specialty.  Her work draws on decades of success in business and deep understanding of how individuals thrive. It sheds... Read More →
avatar for Martin Tobias

Martin Tobias

CEO, Bulletproof Labs
“Remember success is up to individual not the class.” — @martingtobias.  A serial entrepreneur and investor who lives in Seattle, Martin has invested in over 50 startups, been CEO multiple times (Loudeye Technologies, Imperium Renewables, Tippr); and is currently CEO of Bulletproof Labs, a next generation wellness company based in Santa Monica. He... Read More →


Tuesday October 3, 2017 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Facebook 1101 Dexter Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109