Šta se desi kada se nađete u vrevi Silicijumske doline, zaradite nekoliko miliona dolara, proširite jednu od kompanija sa 60 na 3000 zaposlenih, prodate par biznisa usput i onda se odlučite da krenete na put oko sveta?

Odgovor na to će vam dati Tristan (https://www.tristanpollock.com/) i Danyelle Pollock (http://danyellepollock.com/), preduzetnici koji su svoje bračno putovanje rešili da pretvore u neverovatnu avanturu tokom koje upoznaju, obučavaju i druže se sa ljudima širom sveta sa kojima dele entuzijazam ka startap načinu razmišljanja, kao i razvoju biznisa i inovacija. Tristan i Danyelle će i  u Beogradu provesti par dana, zahvaljujući podršci organizacije Swisscontact.

Danyelle je do skoro radila u kompaniji Lyft (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lyft), koja se bavi transportnom tehnologijom i koja je procenjena na 11.5 milijardi dolara: svoju karijeru je tu započela kao 61.zaposlena i to na poziciji Community Manager, da bi onda postala jedan od osnivača njihove interne platforme – Culture Board – i na taj način pomogla kompaniji da dođe do čak 3000 zaposlenih.

Pre toga je bila zaposlena u UnitedHealth Group (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UnitedHealth_Group), kompaniji koja je trenutno 5. na Fortune500 listi, upravljajući njihovim internim komunikacijama. Takođe je iskusni organizator događaja, a neki od klijenata su joj bili Minnesota Timberwolves (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minnesota_Timberwolves), Star Tribune (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Star_Tribune) i startap L. (https://thisisl.com/)

Tristan je preduzetnik, investitor, umetnik i osnivač ‘Shisharka Skunk Works’. Takođe je i Entrepreneur in Residence u 500Startups (https://500.co/), gde je nadgledao skoro $30M investicija realizovanih kroz preko 200 startapa. Pre toga je bio jedan od ‘Storefront’ osnivača, projekta koji je The New Yotk Times prozvao ‘Airbnb maloprodaje’ i koji si podržali vodeći investitori Silicijumske doline, ali i poznati autori, poput Gary Vaynerchuk-a.

Tristan se takođe našao i na Forbsovoj listi ’30 under 30′, a kreirao je i najčitaniji ‘Best Buy’ email svih vremena koji je obezbedio preko 23 miliona kupaca!

O svemu ovome i mnogo čemu drugom, njih dvoje će vam pričati u utorak, 31. jula od 18h, na starom dobrom mestu – Playground, Kralja Milana 10.

Ukoliko se zainteresovani za ovo druženje koje obećava, popunite kratku formu (https://goo.gl/forms/cfRhnFzZ5YEcZIou2) i vidimo se uskoro! 🙂


In Search Of New Ideas – From Silicon Valley To Around The World 

What happens when you break into Silicon valley, raise $10M, help grow a company from 60 to 3000 employees, sell a couple of businesses along the way and then decide to go on a trip around the world?

You’ll get the answers to those questions from Tristan and Danyelle Pollock, who decided to turn their honeymoon into a sabbatical this year and opted for an amazing adventure during which they are meeting, training and hanging out with people all over the world with whom they share the enthusiasm towards the startup way of thinking, business development and innovation. Tristan i Danyelle will be spending the next couple of days in Belgrade, thanks to the support of Swisscontact and as part of the Swiss Entrepreneurship Programme.

Danyelle most recently headed up internal events at Lyft, a transportation technology company that is valued at $11.5 billion: as employee #61, she began as a Community Manager, became a founding member of Lyft’s internal Culture Board, and has helped the company navigate their growth to nearly 3000 employees.

Before Lyft, Danyelle was with UnitedHealth Group, a Fortune500 company, managing their full-stack internal communications. She is also a professional event planner and has hosted experiences for the Minnesota Timberwolves, Star Tribune, and L. – a venture-backed social impact startup.Tristan is an American entrepreneur, investor, and artist. Most recently, he founded ‘Shisharka Skunk Works’ to develop new projects. He is also an Entrepreneur in Residence and Venture Partner at 500Startups, where he oversaw almost $30M invested in more than 200 startups.

Before that, he co-founded ‘Storefront’, a pop-up retail marketplace, hailed as ‘Airbnb for Retail‘ by The New York Times and backed by leading Silicon Valley investors and famous authors, like Gary Vaynerchuk. Tristan has also been named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 and he crafted the most read Best Buy email of all time reaching over 23 million customers!

You’ll be able to hear these stories and much more from the two of them on Tuesday, July 31st at 6PM @Playground, 10 Kralja Milana St.If this sounds like a promising meetup, fill out this form and see you soon! 🙂