Startup Grind Toronto Hosts Anish Acharya from Google Ventures

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Last night Startup Grind Toronto and Aird and Berlis hosted Anish Acharya from Google Ventures to give an inspiring chat about start-ups, investing, and what Canada needs do to enhance their current eco-system for entrepreneurship and innovation.

Starting out with a fireside chat, Startup Grind host Michael Cayley covered all bases by asking Anish how he went from being a Waterloo grad to an Amazon employee working on three start-ups on the side, to joining Google Ventures and becoming a venture capitalist. Like most entrepreneurs, he did not have a straight path and not all of his early projects worked out—though through his persistence and execution of ideas, he did eventually hit a home run with Social Deck, which was acquired by Google in 2010.

“There were just as many valleys as there were peaks,” explained Anish.

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