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Startup Grind Detroit Hosts Henry Balanon (Protean)

December 12, 2014 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM


Henry Balanon, Protean

Henry is the Co-Founder and CTO of Protean. The company is creating the Echo Card, the next-generation payment card.

Henry has passion for startups, technology, culture, and people. Previously, he co-founded Detroit Labs, a mobile app company funded by Detroit Venture Partners. He’s also worked at Bickbot as well as Cynergy Systems and Lockheed Martin in Washington DC.

He was born in Philadelphia. Raised in Detroit. Refined in Michigan State University. He lives in Metro Detroit with his wife Angela and daughter Charlotte.




7:00 Networking and Food
8:00 Fireside Chat
9:00 Networking


Hosted By Anamarie Sabbagh, Detroit Chapter Director

Anamarie freelances with Coffee of Origin, LLC., www.coffeeoforigin.com. She asists with the online presence and launching the social media campaigns for the company. She has authored and delivered unique courses that focus on continuing education in the fields of entrepreneurship and small business development. Anamarie speaks several languages, has spoken/performed in four continents and is adept at cross-cultural communications.
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Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 100 cities and 42 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.


December 12, 2014
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM