What we're about

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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AWS Summit New York

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AWS is inviting you to AWS Summit New York 2022!

This year you'll discover how AWS can help you innovate quickly and deliver flexible, reliable solutions at scale. The line-up of startup-focused AWS Loft events covers everything from the challenges of being a woman founder to live AWS Cloud demonstrations and unbiased hiring practices that support global growth.

Register now and join us in person to hear the latest from AWS leaders, learn new skills, and network with your industry peers. Come for the knowledge and technical advice, and stay for the networking and inspiration!

*See detailed agenda below on this page.


8:30 AM: Women’s Founders Breakfast

There’s no better way to start the day than networking with other women who are also helming startups. Continue the conversation about what it means to be paving the way for women founders—and all that entails—over a full breakfast, including juice and coffee.

12:30 PM: Venture-backed startups showcase

Do you have questions about how venture-backed early-stage startups are using AWS Activate to grow and scale? The AWS Startup Business Development team has answers. Attend this session to learn about open-source development, cybersecurity, and data and analytics products—and how organizations are gaining an advantage with Plural, Select Star, and RapidFort.

1:30 PM: Hiring the Amazon way

For the last 25 years, Amazon has been hiring the cream of the crop—and scaling globally as a result. Attend this session to hear how an unbiased, company culture-fueled hiring process can help you find the right talent to build a strong foundation for your company and prime it for growth.

2:30 PM: SaaS startup talks: Engineering

Open Raven and Alloy are two cutting-edge, cloud-native startups that are pushing the envelope in different ways. Attendees of this startup talk will hear how the visionaries behind these companies are using next-generation building blocks and architectural best practices to build identity decisioning and cloud data security platforms.

4:30 PM: Confessions of female startup founders and CEOs

It’s not easy being a startup founder—but women founders face even more adversity. In this session, listen to firsthand stories of how women founders launched their businesses and brought their visions to life while maintaining their identities.

5:30 PM: Built on AWS: SaaS ISV showcase

Are you an architect? Are you curious to see live demonstrations of innovative ISV solutions built natively on the AWS Cloud? Attend this one-of-a-kind interactive session to witness the magic IRL.

6:30 PM: NYC Summit Happy Hour

Join us for happy hour at Khalo NYC. Only a short walk from Summit Expo, Khalo will be the spot to continue those half-finished conversations from earlier and introduce yourself to folks you’ve been meaning to connect with. Food will be served and we know you don’t want to sleep on the open bar!


Hosted By

Joshua Ness, Director, Startup Grind NYC

Joshua Ness is Director at Startup Grind NYC and is a Senior Manager with Verizon 5G Labs. He works with enterprise, startups, and academic teams to drive innovation around 5G. He also works to educate, inspire, and connect the dots for businesses interested in moving forward with emerging technology.


Global Partner

AMEX (https://sgtr.cc/3qXNo0e)

Our Corporate Program for Startups* provides you with powerful backing and working capital, plus all the benefits, business tools, and guidance that comes with American Express. From idea to IPO and beyond, we’re with you for the long haul.

Dell Technologies (https://partners.startupgrind.com/dell-technologies/)

Partnering with Dell from the start will allow you to save money in the short and long-term. Dell can provide any product you need, from one computer to an entire enterprise solution, allowing you to get all your hardware and software needs without having to switch from company to company.

Vanta (https://sgtr.cc/32MjS4f)

Vanta is the easy way to achieve compliance certifications (SOC 2, ISO 27001, HIPAA, PCI, GDPR). Over 2000 fast-growing companies trust Vanta to automate their security monitoring and get ready for compliance audits in weeks instead of months. Simply connect your tools to Vanta, fix the gaps on your customized dashboard, and then work with a Vanta-trained auditor to complete your certification.

Snowflake (https://www.snowflake.com.)

Snowflake delivers the Data Cloud — a global network where thousands of organizations mobilize data with near-unlimited scale, concurrency, and performance. Inside the Data Cloud, organizations unite their siloed data, easily discover and securely share governed data, and execute diverse analytic workloads. Join the Data Cloud.

Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 600 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 or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind.


Complete your event RSVP here: https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-new-york-city-presents-aws-summit-new-york/.

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