What we're about

Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in 200 cities and 85 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, & investors.

The monthly events are open to anyone interested or involved in startups and there are no annual or membership fees.

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Upcoming events (3)

Bankslave (King of Graffiti)

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THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-nairobi-presents-bankslave-king-of-graffiti/ Bankslave (Brian Esendi) is Kenya's king of graffiti known for his captivating tributes to famous people, like the stunning Lupita Nyong'o portrait at The GoDown Arts Center; special projects like the Hilton Garden Inn and Urban Burger; and international collaborations with artists and organisations in Australia, Europe, West and South Africa. For Bankslave, it’s all about turning a blank canvas or wall into a work of art while spreading messages of peace and paying tribute to heroes across the world. This event is for all artist-activist-entrepreneurs in the community who truly believe that art is our voice and want to build sustainable businesses (a.k.a financial freedom) while saving the world! Agenda 6:00 PM: Networking & Drinks 7:00 PM: Bankslave Interview + Q&A 8:30 PM: Networking & Drinks --- Speaker Bankslave B. Esendi - Bankslave Art (King of Graffiti) Bankslave (Brian Esendi) is Kenya's king of graffiti known for his captivating tributes to famous people, like the stunning Lupita Nyong'o portrait at The GoDown Arts Center; special projects like the Hilton Garden Inn and Urban Burger; and international collaborations with artists and organisations in Australia, Europe, West and South Africa. Host Betty Mutimba - Startup Grind --- Global Partner Google for Startups (https://startup.google.com) Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products. Partner Metta (https://www.metta.co/) Mettā is an entrepreneurs' club that connects people, ideas and resources. We believe that by bringing startup communities and ecosystems closer together, great things can happen. --- 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-nairobi-presents-bankslave-king-of-graffiti/

Startup Grind Nairobi Turns 5!

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THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-nairobi-presents-startup-grind-nairobi-turns-5/ Can you believe we haven't celebrated a birthday before this one? Shame on us. This year, as we turn 5, we are grateful, we are inspired, we are rejuvenated! Here's to finally stopping to celebrate wins. Come party with us! Agenda 6:00 PM: Party Time Drinks, Games, Networking! --- Hosted By Betty Mutimba, Nairobi Director Betty is Africa Regional Director for Startup Grind and runs the Nairobi chapter. Startup Grind is the largest independent startup community, actively educating, inspiring, and connecting founders in 200 cities. She worked at Fezah as Business Operations Lead in Nairobi. Fezah is a Ugandan startup that provides the simplest way to book a musician, band or DJ for your events. Previously, Betty co-founded Valuraha, a technology startup aimed at spreading financial literacy. Caroline Akoth, Chapter Co-Director Caroline is a Co-Director for Startup Grind Nairobi. She's enthusiastic about Geo-spatial technology and currently works at a GIS Firm where she is in charge of Non-profit organizations in Eastern Africa. Lisa Ocharo, Marketing Manager Muthoni Njoki, Production Lead Muthoni is currently the Production Lead and dedicated blogger at Startup Grind Nairobi. With 5 years of experience in working with startups in different capacities, business development, marketing, project management and film production. --- Global Partner Google for Startups (https://startup.google.com) Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products. --- 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-nairobi-presents-startup-grind-nairobi-turns-5/

Huddah Monroe (Huddah Cosmetics)

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THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-nairobi-presents-huddah-monroe-huddah-cosmetics/ Every May, at Startup Grind, we run a global campaign spotlighting female leaders around the world titled #FemaleLeadersMonth. For 5 years in a row we have celebrated awesome women here in Nairobi: Ory Okolloh (https://www.forbes.com/sites/mfonobongnsehe/2012/06/01/africas-most-successful-women-ory-okolloh/#7eab6e064af7), Isis Nyong'o (https://www.forbes.com/sites/mfonobongnsehe/2012/06/12/africas-most-successful-women-isis-nyongo/#358d2e446140), Gina Din (https://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2018/01/19/gina-din-wins-second-stevie-award-for-women-in-business_c1700278), Alix Grubel (https://www.linkedin.com/in/alix-grubel-358b313/?originalSubdomain=ke) and June Gachui (http://blog.fezah.com/welcome-june-gachui-country-director-fezah-kenya/)! We are excited this year to switch it up and celebrate a millennial making BOSS moves! Huddah Monroe is founder and CEO of Huddah Cosmetics, a pan African makeup and beauty brand. Huddah Cosmetics has grown explosively since its launch in 2016, serving the millennial market across the continent with affordable beauty products. Also a model, Huddah Monroe is a badass entrepreneur changing the way women feel about themselves. Agenda 6:30 PM: Drinks & Networking 7:00 PM: Fireside Chat + Q&A 8:30 PM: More Networking --- Speaker Huddah Monroe - Huddah Cosmetics (Founder, CEO) Huddah Monroe is founder and CEO of Huddah Cosmetics, a pan African makeup brand. Huddah Cosmetics has grown explosively since its launch in 2016, serving the millennial market across the continent with affordable beauty products. Also a model, Huddah Monroe is a badass entrepreneur changing the way women feel about themselves. Hosts Betty Mutimba - Startup Grind Caroline Akoth - Startup Grind (Co-Director, Nairobi) Caroline is a Co-Director for Startup Grind Nairobi. She's enthusiastic about Geo-spatial technology and currently works at a GIS Firm where she is in charge of Non-profit organizations in Eastern Africa. --- Global Partner Google for Startups (https://startup.google.com) Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products. --- 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-nairobi-presents-huddah-monroe-huddah-cosmetics/

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