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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)

SG Princeton hosts "We Tha Plug" CEO Luis Martinez

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THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-princeton-presents-sg-princeton-hosts-we-tha-plug-ceo-luis-martinez/ Please join us Thursday, August 20th as we host CEO Luis Martinez to discuss inclusion and his work. “We Tha Plug” was started in February 2019 in Silicon Valley & San Diego as a meetup group that would connect and empower Black, Latino, other minorities & underrepresented founders as well as minority venture capitalist and angel investors in the startup, tech & innovation space. Our overall mission is to raise the awareness of tech & innovation in Black and Latino communities across the United States through relationship building and collaborations. We want to create an ecosystem for tech & innovation folks from grassroots to professional levels. We have over 80 Black & Latino Founders in our organization across the U.S. and abroad. Agenda 6:30 PM: Fireside Chat --- Speaker Luis Martinez - Startup Grind San Diego (Director) A Afro-Latino American from Honduras and raised in Brooklyn, New York, He is the Founder of "We Tha Plug" a super ecosystem for Pan-African and Latino founders, venture capitalist, angel investors & other entrepreneurs from grassroots to a professional level. We want to provide an ecosystem that gives founders access to startup fundamental education, advice, mentorship, programming, and funding. Host David Stengle - Startup Grind Princeton (Director) I've been doing startups since long before they were cool. My passions include startups, data science, and coffee. My latest venture, Board++ breaks glass ceilings, diversifies startup boards, and develops our next generation of leaders by placing corporate executives on startup boards. I founded the Startup Grind Princeton chapter in 2014 and live in downtown Princeton. --- Global Partner Partner Offers (https://sgtr.cc/30ISrF1) When starting or growing a business, there’s no shortage of important decisions you need to make. We’re here to help with that. Our Preferred Partner Matrix is a highly-curated set of resources and offers provided by organizations we know and love, designed to help you navigate the startup journey. Whether you’re just getting started, hiring your first few employees, or scaling globally – there’s something here for you (and we’ll be adding something new each month!). Presenting Withum (https://www.withum.com) Withum is a forward-thinking, technology-driven advisory and accounting firm, helping clients to be in a position of strength in today’s modern business landscape. Partners Board++ (https://boardplusplus.com) Board++ breaks glass ceilings, diversifies startup boards, and develops our next generation of leaders. Elisabet Mas (https://www.elisabetmas.com) Digital Marketing Boutique Agency Flying Fish (https://www.flyingfish.com/) Princeton Mercer Regional Chamber (https://princetonmercerchamber.org/) The Princeton Mercer Regional Chamber of Commerce is the largest regional Chamber of Commerce in Central New Jersey. The Chamber is a membership organization committed to promoting business growth within the Princeton-Mercer Region and surrounding areas. Princeton University (https://www.princeton.edu/) Tigerlabs (http://tigerlabs.co/home) Being an entrepreneur is all about creating your own path. And at Tigerlabs, we can help you pick the right one. Whether it's being part of the co-working community, or working in our accelerator program, our goal is help you find success. --- 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. --- THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-princeton-presents-sg-princeton-hosts-we-tha-plug-ceo-luis-martinez/

Startup Grind Princeton Fall Pitch Competition

Princeton Innovation Center BioLabs

THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-princeton-presents-startup-grind-princeton-fall-pitch-competition/ Please join us on November 19th for our Startup Grind Pitch Competition. Take this chance to support entrepreneurs, meet early-stage startups, or get inspired by our judges' feedback. From 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm meet us at the heart of innovation in Princeton, Biolabs, where participants will have 5 minutes to pitch and 3 minutes to answer questions from the judges. Going forward, we will do at least two pitch competitions each year. Interested startups should apply via [masked].  Register starting September 1. Agenda 6:00 PM: Mingle 6:30 PM: Pitches --- Host David Stengle - Startup Grind Princeton (Director) I've been doing startups since long before they were cool. My passions include startups, data science, and coffee. My latest venture, Board++ breaks glass ceilings, diversifies startup boards, and develops our next generation of leaders by placing corporate executives on startup boards. I founded the Startup Grind Princeton chapter in 2014 and live in downtown Princeton. --- Global Partner Google for Startups (https://startup.google.com) Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products. Partners Princeton University (https://www.princeton.edu/) Board++ (https://boardplusplus.com) Board++ breaks glass ceilings, diversifies startup boards, and develops our next generation of leaders. Blockchain Princeton (https://www.meetup.com/Blockchain-Princeton/) Calling all Blockchain enthusiasts to join in exploring this fascinating technology. We plan to invite entrepreneurs and industry experts to share their stories. Our aim is to create an engaging platform for everyone including starters or the more advanced. Elisabet Mas (https://www.elisabetmas.com) Digital Marketing Boutique Agency Flying Fish (https://www.flyingfish.com/) Tigerlabs (http://tigerlabs.co/home) Being an entrepreneur is all about creating your own path. And at Tigerlabs, we can help you pick the right one. Whether it's being part of the co-working community, or working in our accelerator program, our goal is help you find success. --- 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 or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind. --- THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-princeton-presents-startup-grind-princeton-fall-pitch-competition/

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Building Your Board of Advisors Workshop (Virtual)

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