What we're about

Startup Grind is the world's largest startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. It is powered by Google for Startups.

We host monthly events and are based in more than 500 cities in 125 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.

We aim to build a connected network of vibrant startup communities to help fuel innovation, economic growth and prosperity at the local level.

We believe in making friends, not contacts. We believe in giving, not taking. We believe in helping others before helping yourself. We are truly passionate about helping founders,entrepreneurs and startups succeed. We intend to make their startup journey less lonely, more connected and more memorable.

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Upcoming events (2)

Finding Product-Market Fit with Co-Founder and CEO of Slido and Hoxton Ventures

This is a ticketed event, CLICK HERE TO RSVP: https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-london-presents-finding-product-market-fit-with-co-founder-and-ceo-of-slido-and-hoxton-ventures/#/ We will talk about how to find the sweet spot of when your customers start to love your company and you can start to scale. It took Slido several years to get there and how they are ready to share the learnings with us. Peter is the co-founder and CEO of Slido, an audience interaction platform that is aiming to transform the world of meetings and conferences. Since its foundation in 2012, Slido has been used at over 400,000 events including customers such as SXSW, World Economic Forum, Spotify and BBC. Peter currently also leads the Product team at Slido, where he is spearheading the transformation towards more customer-centric product development. He holds an MBA degree from a joint program of SKK GSB and MIT Sloan School of Management. Prior to co-founding Slido, Peter worked for 4 years at Samsung and 1 year at Google. He has an MBA from South Korea and spent one semester at Kellogg School of Business. We invited Peter to share with us how they overcame managed to find product market fit and scaled Slido to a global company. Join us, learn from their insights and apply them at your company. Agenda 6:00 PM: Welcome drink 6:30 PM: Fireside chat 7:15 PM: Q & A 7:30 PM: Drinks, nibbles 9:00 PM: Finish We are the community for the world's entrepreneurs. We educate, inspire, and connect[masked] entrepreneurs in 600 cities around 125 countries. This is a ticketed event, click here to book yours: https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-london-presents-finding-product-market-fit-with-co-founder-and-ceo-of-slido/#/

Very Successful Founders Series

8 Devonshire Square

Every month we invite founders of very successful companies or investors to share with us what they have learn when building their companies and how they did it. We hosted founders/CEOs of companies: - Eventbrite - Shazam - Metrobank, Monzo, Revolut, Starling Bank - Skype - Just Eat, Deliveroo - Transferwise - LastMinute.com - TechCrunch - Slack - Stripe - Wework and many others. Join us, learn from their insights and apply them at your company. Agenda 6:00 PM: Welcome drink 6:30 PM: Fireside chat 7:15 PM: Q & A 7:30 PM: Summer party drinks, nibbles 9:00 PM: Finish We are the community for the world's entrepreneurs. We educate, inspire, and connect[masked] entrepreneurs in 600 cities around 125 countries.

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