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Startup Grind is the largest independent startup community, actively educating, inspiring, and connecting entrepreneurs globally in partnership with Google for Startups.

The cornerstone of our global community are monthly events featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Founded in Silicon Valley, Startup Grind has helped millions of entrepreneurs build their businesses, connect with strategic partners, and secure funding.

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Upcoming events (2)

How to land publicity without a big ticket agency: Ashley Crouch (Appleseed Comm

Hult International Business School

THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-boston-presents-how-to-land-publicity-without-a-big-ticket-agency-ashley-crouch-appleseed-communciations-author/ ASHLEY CROUCH IS AN AWARD-WINNING VISIBILITY STRATEGIST WHO LANDS HER CLIENTS IN THE MOST COVETED OUTLETS IN THE COUNTRY. Ashley Crouch is the founder of Appleseed Communications. Every client served helps support a woman business owner in 21 resource-poor nations, such as the Philippines, Kenya, El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Cambodia. In 2011, Ashley was on the founding team for the "first no Photoshop fashion magazine for women," Verily, which currently sees 1 million views per month. Ashley's writing appears in Forbes, The New York Times, Business Insider, Fast Company, TIME.com, Huffington Post, Refinery29, Bust, and more. She has trained over 2000 people worldwide on visibility and publicity strategy. She is an international speaker on leadership, publicity strategy, and entrepreneurship. She has presented to audiences at Princeton University, University of Texas at Austin, Altitude Summit, WeWork, DocuSign, SheWorx, United Healthcare, Women Empower X Summit, and Lady Project National Summit. Ashley and her businesses have been featured in American Express OPEN, TODAY.com, Brit & Co, Huffington Post, The Sydney Telegraph, International Business Times, and Darling Magazine. She was a Forbes Under 30 Nominee for 2017 in Social Entrepreneurship and lives in Malibu, CA. She is the author of the #1 International Bestselling Book, Unknown to Unforgettable: How to Stop Playing Small, Land National Media Attention and Position Yourself as a Power Player Dinner and drinks are included with your ticket and we will have the following event schedule: 6PM Dinner and networking with fellow community 6:30 Introductions from entrepreneurs around the room followed by introductions to our Sponsors and Partners (check them out below for more information and offers!) 6:45 Fireside Chat with audience Q&A session 7:45 Wrap-up and networking Reach out with any questions, grab a ticket and we look forward to seeing you there! Agenda 6:00 PM: Dinner and networking with fellow community 6:30 PM: Introductions Introductions from entrepreneurs around the room followed by introductions to our Sponsors and Partners (check them out below for more information and offers!) 6:45 PM: Fireside Chat with Audience Q&A 7:45 PM: Wrap-up and networking --- Speaker Ashley Crouch - Appleseed Communications (Founder) Ashley Crouch is the founder of Appleseed Communications. Every client served helps support a woman business owner in 21 resource-poor nations, such as the Philippines, Kenya, El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Cambodia. She is the author of the #1 International Bestselling Book, Unknown to Unforgettable: How to Stop Playing Small, Land National Media Attention and Position Yourself as a Power Player Host Jason Kraus - Prepare 4 VC (Founder) --- Global Partner Google for Startups (https://startup.google.com) Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products. Sponsorss Brex (https://brex.com/) Brex is the first corporate credit card for startups. The Brex card doesn't require a personal guarantee / founder liability, has a simple 5-minute online application and offers higher limits than other cards. The Brex card also has embedded expense management software that makes receipt capture and accounting much easier. Brex rewards target the software and services startups care about most. Verizon Built on 5G Challenge (https://verizon5glabs.com/builton5g/) The Verizon Built on 5G Challenge is a nationwide search for the best products, services, and applications that will bring the true power of 5G to life. The winners will be awarded up to $1 million, access to 5G Labs around the United States, and an opportunity for Verizon to invest in your company in a future fundraising round. Apply now at https://verizon5glabs.com/builton5g/ Partners Hult International Business School (http://hult.edu) Hult is a new kind of non-profit business school that constantly innovates to meet the needs of students, employers, and society in a world that is changing faster than ever before. More than a business school, Hult is a dynamic and multicultural community that educates, inspires, and connects the most forward-thinking business talent from around the world. To support student career development by mentoring, speaking or recruitment events: [masked]. For academics: [masked]. Treble (http://treblenetwork.com) Treble is an innovative networking platform that empowers business professionals to efficiently engage, grow, and leverage their trusted network to generate new opportunities and advance their careers. Treble’s A.I. Engine provides actionable insights to make the most of real-world relationships. The Wish Engine unlocks potential trapped within your network so your associates can help you achieve your goals. We’re making the world more altruistic, rewarding people for helping others to succeed. Khross (http://khross.co/) Khross is a strategic creative agency that solves problems and focuses on storytelling through engaging marketing and branding across platforms. Prepare 4 VC (http://prepare4vc.com) Whether your firm is already earning revenue or is just starting out, it is never too early to start thinking about funding. The business plan, financial valuation, slide deck, and investor pitch need to be perfect before you present your company to investors. That's where we come in. Our team of startup consultants is composed of trained venture capital professionals ready to assist you. The road to funding starts here Xicay Technologies (http://www.xicaytechnologies.com/) Xicay Technologies provides web, mobile development and design services. With expertise in every step of the creation process, our team has the talent and focus to create customized solutions that fit your business needs. So, whether you need help with product strategy, design, development, team augmentation or testing & QA, we are here to help! GSV Passport (http://bit.ly/2J2gtlg) GSVlabs innovation center and coworking space (Silicon Valley & Boston) launched GSV Passport, where entrepreneurs and innovators from all over the globe can engage with one another and easily utilize and share the tools they find most valuable. Now, no matter where you are in the world, you can join the GSVlabs global network of entrepreneurs, investors and mentors. Passport members also gain access to thousands of templates and guides and $500K in discounts & services from preferred partners. 9series (https://www.9spl.com/startupgrind-boston/) 9series is a prominent enterprise mobility & website development organization with a niche in delivering quality services and solutions to customers across the globe from startups to large-scale enterprises. With a decade in IT, we have a team of 60+ in engineering who has developed 55+ mobile apps, served 200+ clients successfully, and spread across various countries. Company Profile:- https://bit.ly/2BySV3t Company Video:- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GiQ7ImUZUCQ --- Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 500 cities and 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. For more information visit StartupGrind.com (https://www.startupgrind.com/) or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind (https://twitter.com/StartupGrind). --- THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-boston-presents-how-to-land-publicity-without-a-big-ticket-agency-ashley-crouch-appleseed-communciations-author/

Growing Communities of Leaders with Fhiwa Ndou (Lambda School and MassChallenge)

THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-boston-presents-growing-communities-of-leaders-with-fhiwa-ndou-lambda-school-and-masschallenge/ Workshop with Fhiwa Ndou on leveraging growth strategies for startups and communities. Fhiwa is currently tackling growth at Lambda School. Previously he led growth and operations in East Africa for Wefarm and global operations for MassChallenge in the US, UK, Israel, and Mexico, with experience in product marketing, global operations, project management, and startup ecosystem development. Dinner and drinks are included with your ticket and we will have the following event schedule: 6PM Dinner and networking with fellow community 6:30 Introductions from entrepreneurs around the room followed by introductions to our Sponsors and Partners (check them out below for more information and offers!) 6:45 Fireside Chat with audience Q&A session 7:45 Wrap-up and networking Reach out with any questions, grab a ticket and we look forward to seeing you there! Agenda 6:00 PM: Dinner and networking with fellow community 6:30 PM: Introductions Introductions from entrepreneurs around the room followed by introductions to our Sponsors and Partners (check them out below for more information and offers!) 6:45 PM: Fireside Chat with Audience Q&A 7:45 PM: Wrap-up and networking --- Speaker Fhiwa Ndou - Lambda School Fhiwa is currently tackling growth at Lambda School. Previously he led growth and operations in East Africa for Wefarm and global operations for MassChallenge in the US, UK, Israel, and Mexico, with experience in product marketing, global operations, project management, and startup ecosystem development. Host Jason Kraus - Prepare 4 VC (Founder) --- Global Partner Google for Startups (https://startup.google.com) Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products. Sponsorss Verizon Built on 5G Challenge (https://verizon5glabs.com/builton5g/) The Verizon Built on 5G Challenge is a nationwide search for the best products, services, and applications that will bring the true power of 5G to life. The winners will be awarded up to $1 million, access to 5G Labs around the United States, and an opportunity for Verizon to invest in your company in a future fundraising round. Apply now at https://verizon5glabs.com/builton5g/ Brex (https://brex.com/) Brex is the first corporate credit card for startups. The Brex card doesn't require a personal guarantee / founder liability, has a simple 5-minute online application and offers higher limits than other cards. The Brex card also has embedded expense management software that makes receipt capture and accounting much easier. Brex rewards target the software and services startups care about most. Partners Hult International Business School (http://hult.edu) Hult is a new kind of non-profit business school that constantly innovates to meet the needs of students, employers, and society in a world that is changing faster than ever before. More than a business school, Hult is a dynamic and multicultural community that educates, inspires, and connects the most forward-thinking business talent from around the world. To support student career development by mentoring, speaking or recruitment events: [masked]. For academics: [masked]. Treble (http://treblenetwork.com) Treble is an innovative networking platform that empowers business professionals to efficiently engage, grow, and leverage their trusted network to generate new opportunities and advance their careers. Treble’s A.I. Engine provides actionable insights to make the most of real-world relationships. The Wish Engine unlocks potential trapped within your network so your associates can help you achieve your goals. We’re making the world more altruistic, rewarding people for helping others to succeed. Khross (http://khross.co/) Khross is a strategic creative agency that solves problems and focuses on storytelling through engaging marketing and branding across platforms. Prepare 4 VC (http://prepare4vc.com) Whether your firm is already earning revenue or is just starting out, it is never too early to start thinking about funding. The business plan, financial valuation, slide deck, and investor pitch need to be perfect before you present your company to investors. That's where we come in. Our team of startup consultants is composed of trained venture capital professionals ready to assist you. The road to funding starts here Xicay Technologies (http://www.xicaytechnologies.com/) Xicay Technologies provides web, mobile development and design services. With expertise in every step of the creation process, our team has the talent and focus to create customized solutions that fit your business needs. So, whether you need help with product strategy, design, development, team augmentation or testing & QA, we are here to help! GSV Passport (http://bit.ly/2J2gtlg) GSVlabs innovation center and coworking space (Silicon Valley & Boston) launched GSV Passport, where entrepreneurs and innovators from all over the globe can engage with one another and easily utilize and share the tools they find most valuable. Now, no matter where you are in the world, you can join the GSVlabs global network of entrepreneurs, investors and mentors. Passport members also gain access to thousands of templates and guides and $500K in discounts & services from preferred partners. 9series (https://www.9spl.com/startupgrind-boston/) 9series is a prominent enterprise mobility & website development organization with a niche in delivering quality services and solutions to customers across the globe from startups to large-scale enterprises. With a decade in IT, we have a team of 60+ in engineering who has developed 55+ mobile apps, served 200+ clients successfully, and spread across various countries. Company Profile:- https://bit.ly/2BySV3t Company Video:- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GiQ7ImUZUCQ --- Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 500 cities and 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. For more information visit StartupGrind.com (https://www.startupgrind.com/) or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind (https://twitter.com/StartupGrind). --- THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-boston-presents-growing-communities-of-leaders-with-fhiwa-ndou-lambda-school-and-masschallenge/

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