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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)

People Before Profit: Tips for a Long Lasting Business with Tristan Walker

THIS IS A FREE EVENT - PLEASE FINISH YOUR RSVP IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-silicon-valley-san-francisco-bay-area-presents-people-before-profit-tips-for-a-long-lasting-business-with-tristan-walker/ Tristan Walker is the Co-founder + CEO of Walker + Company Brands. He's on the board of multiple notable companies, has been part of the Andreessen Horowitz team and been added to numerous notable lists like Fortune Magazine’s 50 “World’s Greatest Leaders.” Needless to say, Tristan has forged his way through the startup ecosystem and picked up some valuable findings over the last decade. In this exciting fireside chat, Tristan will share tips for creating a long lasting company, starting with placing people first. Your vision is nothing without a strong team that is consistently taken care of. And as a leader, it's your responsibility to create systems that allow your team to flourish. He'll focus on giving you tangible strategies for setting your values, implementing them, and adjusting as time goes on. Tristan will share challenges he's faced while staying true to his values, even in if it means declining profits or a missed opportunities.  You won't want to miss this. Agenda --- Speaker Tristan Walker - Founder + CEO (Walker & Company Brands) Tristan is the Founder & CEO of Walker & Company Brands and on the Foot Locker, Inc. and Shake Shack, Inc. Board of Directors. Moderator Derek Andersen - Bevy / Startup Grind (Co-Founder + CEO) Derek Andersen is the co-founder and CEO of Bevy. Bevy powers event communities for Salesforce, Atlassian, Asana, Duolingo, and others. Derek also co-founded Startup Grind, a community of over 600 Chapters in 120 countries designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. Derek previously worked at Electronic Arts. Derek lives in Palo Alto CA with his wife and four children. Hosted By Startup Grind, The world’s largest startup community --- Partner AWS (https://sgtr.cc/brex) Join some of the fastest-growing startups in the world who have successfully built their business using AWS. With up to $100,000 in FREE AWS Cloud credits, mentorship, training, and AWS technical support from AWS Activate, you can build nearly anything you can imagine and get up and running fast. --- 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 FREE EVENT - PLEASE FINISH YOUR RSVP IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-silicon-valley-san-francisco-bay-area-presents-people-before-profit-tips-for-a-long-lasting-business-with-tristan-walker/

Global Conference 2021

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THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-silicon-valley-san-francisco-bay-area-presents-global-conference-2021-1/ A home for startups everywhere. Now more accessible than ever before. Nothing can replace human interaction, but the power of online allows us to bring the education, access, opportunities and inspiration of Startup Grind’s Global Conference to startups around the world. Our new virtual and choose-what-you-pay model makes this year’s event more accessible for startups globally than ever before. Join us and 15,000 others for conversation and collaboration around tech, startups, and the future of innovation. Before purchasing a Full Access ticket, we want to know if you are a: Student, startup, part of the media, or looking to secure a free scholarship ticket. Check out the application process and find out the various perks for each group. Agenda --- Hosted By Grace Lancaster, Events Lead, Community Manager Grace leads all things events at Startup Grind, from local virtual events to the Global and European Conferences. She also runs the Silicon Valley, Bay Area Chapter. Grace is a Bay Area native, born and raised in Oakland. She holds a B.A. from UC Santa Barbara. --- Golds AWS (https://aws.amazon.com/activate/) AWS Activate provides startups with a host of benefits, including AWS credits*, AWS support plan credits, and training, to help grow your business. Activate benefits are designed to give you the right mix of tools and expert support so you can succeed with AWS while optimizing performance, managing risk, and keeping costs under control. Toptal (https://www.toptal.com/) Toptal is an exclusive network of the top freelance software developers, designers, finance experts, product managers, and project managers in the world. Top companies hire Toptal freelancers for their most important projects. Silvers Oracle for Startups (https://www.oracle.com/startup/) Oracle for Startups enables mutually beneficial business-building partnerships for startups, our customers, and Oracle. We are creating a virtuous cycle of innovation by blending startup ingenuity with enterprise resources to deliver transformative solutions to customers. Without taking equity, we offer access to a complete stack of Oracle Cloud solutions, supported by experienced cloud and industry mentors. Blackstone LaunchPad & Techstars (https://www.blackstonelaunchpad.org) LaunchPad builds next generation companies and careers. We work with higher ed institutions to deliver proven startup resources, facilitate access to a global network of mentors and advisors, and offer unique virtual and physical convening opportunities for college students to go further, faster. Students learn by doing, gaining knowledge and know-how to help them succeed as a founder or contributor to the innovation economy. Spaces (https://www.iwgplc.com/partner/StartUp-Grind) Access a wide variety of workspace solutions that can be tailored to your unique needs. IWG enables people and businesses to work where, when and how they want. Get FREE access to our Business Lounge w/trial offer. Receive 10% discount on selected workspace solutions. Bronzes Comcast LIFT Labs (https://lift.comcast.com/) Comcast NBCUniversal LIFT Labs for Entrepreneurs gives talented entrepreneurs access to Comcast NBCUniversal’s renowned network of partners, brands and mentors to foster rapid breakthroughs in media, entertainment and connectivity. Webflow (https://webflow.com) Webflow is a visual web development platform that lets you design, build, and launch completely custom websites without writing code. Remote (https://remote.com) Remote offers international payroll, benefits, and compliance services for distributed employees and contractors. .TECH Domains (https://get.tech/) Since its inception in 2015, .TECH Domains has taken the tech industry by storm with over 300K Registrations! Our aim is to empower the tech industry by providing them with their very own online namespace. Whether you're part of a tech startup, project or event, a .TECH domain will give your brand the positioning it needs to stand out online. Balsamiq (https://balsamiq.com) Balsamiq is the maker of the industry-leading rapid wireframing software that combines the simplicity of paper sketching with the power of a digital tool so that teams can focus on what's important. Balsamiq is a small and personable company that competes on usability and customer service. Balsamiq believes work should be fun, and that life is too short for bad software. Partner Startup Grind (https://www.startupgrind.com) We are the community for the world's entrepreneurs. We educate, inspire, and connect[masked] entrepreneurs in 600 cities around 125 countries. --- 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-silicon-valley-san-francisco-bay-area-presents-global-conference-2021-1/

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Startup Sales Playbook, from an Ex-Founder & VP Sales

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