Startup Grind is the largest independent startup community, actively educating, inspiring, and connecting entrepreneurs globally.
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.
Startup Grind Oslo (https://www.startupgrind.com/oslo/) was launched in and has hosted some of the most successful Norwegian (and global) entrepreneurs in the Oslo chapter, like Chemi Peres (son of Simon Peres), Silvija Seres, Kaidi Ruusalepp (Funderbeam - Europe's Best Fintech 2017), Casey Fenton (couchsurfing), Andy Chen (ex Tidal, now WeOrder), Carl Tengberg (Foodora), Revolut (fintech company valued at £25B+), Andreas Thorsheim, (Otovo), Daniel Döderlein (mCash/Auka), Even Heggernes (AirBnb/Nabobil), Kjartan Slette (Unacast), Sean Percival (500 Startups), Patrik Berglund (Xeneta), etc.
• 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.