This past August Startup Grind at 100state hosted the CEO of Zendesk, Mikkel Svane. This was an exciting event and was apart of Forward Fest 2015. 

Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 50 cities and 20 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. Startup Grind Madison is held every month at 100state.

Mikkel Svane co-founded Zendesk and has served as the company’s Chief Executive Officer since August 2007. Prior to founding Zendesk, Svane founded and served as the Chief Executive Officer of Caput A/S, a software company, and served as a technology consultant. Svane holds an A.P. in marketing management from Arhus Kobmandsskole. He is the author, along with Carlye Adler, of the book “Startupland” published by Jossey-Bass. Follow @mikkelsvane.

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