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Snapchat Settled Lawsuit With Former Co-founder

While the tech community at large was focused on Apple’s launch of the new iPhone 6 last week, a younger tech giant was settling out of a year and a half lawsuit. Snapchat, now valued at about $10 billion, formally cited on Sept. 9 that ousted co-founder Frank “Reggie” Brown was the origin of the disappearing picture message app that now lives on many phones.

Startup Grind DC Fireside Chat with Sanju Bansal

MicroStrategy co-founder Sanju Bansal (l) and Startup Grind DC director Brian Park (r).

MicroStrategy co-founder Sanju Bansal (l) and Startup Grind DC director Brian Park (r).

Last Wednesday, Startup Grind DC hosted a fireside chat with Sanju Bansal, co-founder of Virginia-based MicroStrategy, held at 1776 DC .

Led locally by director Brian Park, Startup Grind (@StartupGrind) is a global startup community “designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs.” They host monthly events in more than 40 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. These events are a great way for tech enthusiasts to network with each other and learn from titans in the tech industry.