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Why should you join the StartupBlink Networking Meetup?

Do you want to meet like-minded entrepreneurs? Grow your business faster? Find co-founders or partners?

This meetup facilitates casual networking events that will allow you to make the valuable contacts necessary to grow your startup.Our Monthly Networking Meetups are organized in dozens of cities around the world, either by volunteers or exclusive Community Leaders in each city.(http://startupservices.startupblink.com/com...;

Other than our monthly Networking events, we also feature events offered by the community (that’s you!).

Another great way for you to network and expand your business connections is to join a coworking space! Members of the group are eligible for up to 15% discount from our partners at WeWork, the world’s leading coworking network! https://wework.startupblink.com/

What is StartupBlink?

StartupBlink is an interactive global startup ecosystem map and research center featuring tens of thousands of listed startups, coworking spaces, and accelerators. Add yours as well to Houston Startup Map - https://www.startupblink.com/houston-startups

Who organizes the events?

The events are organized by the members of the group. We’d appreciate it if you can volunteer to lead the monthly networking event that is currently without an event leader and location.

Our Houston Community Event Leader is Dustin Yu from https://www.websitealive.com/ . You can find out more about Dustin at http://www.startupblink.com/ambassador/Dustin-Yu

Looking for a coworking space in Houston? Check out all the options along with prices, photos, member reviews and more on Coworker.com https://www.coworker.com/united-states/texas/houston

All meetups are hosted in accordance with the terms of use posted on https://www.startupblink.com/blog/terms-conditions/

Upcoming events (5+)

How to build a self-funded Startup?

Online Webinar

Looking to create a sustainable business and don't have time to raise money from investors? This is the webinar for you! We'll focus on methods to bootstrap a startup and fund it without seeking investors until reaching the breakeven point. *** Mark your attendance here (top-right of the page), then register using the link *** https://webinar.startupblink.com ------------------------------------------------ The lecture is based on the experiences of Eli David, the co-founder of StartupBlink (http://www.startupblink.com/), a global map of the startup ecosystem with tens of thousands of registered users and 70 meetup chapters around the world, featured in dozens of articles including Forbes and Business Insider. Eli is also the co-founder of LingoLearn, an online language school with hundreds of students. Eli is a digital nomad since 2010 who has lived/traveled in more than 60 countries and is constantly changing locations every few months. More on this lifestyle can be read in Eli’s Blog&Podcast- BecomeNomad (http://www.becomenomad.com/), and in this CNN article (http://money.cnn.com/interactive/technology/15-questions-with-eli-david/index.html). What you'll learn in this great lecture: - How to bootstrap a startup and fund it without seeking investors until reaching the breakeven point? - How to know if you can do it on your own, or you should focus on getting investors. - Why are self-funded startups becoming popular, and why you should avoid getting investors? - How to reach an MVP (minimal viable product) and achieve viability as soon as possible? - What are the main methods of self-funding a startup? (crowd-funding, grants, loads, accelerator, etc.) - Q&A with StartupBlink CEO. - And more. _______ *** Mark your attendance here (top-right of the page), then register using the link *** https://webinar.startupblink.com _______ Looking for a coworking space?? Great idea! It will boost your productivity, help you validate your idea, brainstorm with other founders, and maybe even meet your clients or team members. To lower your costs, our partners at WeWork are offering up to 15% discount in over 600 coworking spaces around the world, exclusive to StartupBlink members. WeWork offices are absolutely beautiful and designed for effective work. https://wework.startupblink.com Schedule a free tour and apply through the link, to get up to 15% discount! Leave home, forget noisy coffee shops, start coworking.

Weekend Coffee for Startup People

Starbucks

Any plans for the weekend? This event brings together a small group of local entrepreneurs over a cup of coffee, in a relaxing and informal atmosphere. It's your chance to make new connections, share advice, and brainstorm new ideas with the people that are trying to build a new project or start a freelancing career. This event is self-organized for the local startup community. If you arrive first at the cafe, just pick a table and post in the group comments below where you are sitting and how to identify you (e.g. shirt color). Are you interested in leading this event on a weekly basis? Send us a quick email to [masked] to get more details. Enjoy your coffee with new friends! _ _ _ Do you Telegram? Join the conversation in our global startup chat and connect with entrepreneurs from all over the world. https://t.me/workjams _ _ _ Looking for more networking opportunities? Join a coworking space to increase your work efficiency and meet your new clients, team members, and investors. Our partners at WeWork have an exclusive offer for you in over 280 locations around the world. Schedule a free tour and apply through this link, to get up to 15% discount. https://wework.startupblink.com

Weekend Coffee for Startup People

Starbucks

Any plans for the weekend? This event brings together a small group of local entrepreneurs over a cup of coffee, in a relaxing and informal atmosphere. It's your chance to make new connections, share advice, and brainstorm new ideas with the people that are trying to build a new project or start a freelancing career. This event is self-organized for the local startup community. If you arrive first at the cafe, just pick a table and post in the group comments below where you are sitting and how to identify you (e.g. shirt color). Are you interested in leading this event on a weekly basis? Send us a quick email to [masked] to get more details. Enjoy your coffee with new friends! _ _ _ Do you Telegram? Join the conversation in our global startup chat and connect with entrepreneurs from all over the world. https://t.me/workjams _ _ _ Looking for more networking opportunities? Join a coworking space to increase your work efficiency and meet your new clients, team members, and investors. Our partners at WeWork have an exclusive offer for you in over 280 locations around the world. Schedule a free tour and apply through this link, to get up to 15% discount. https://wework.startupblink.com

Startup Pitching Online

Online Webinar

Learn about innovative startup projects, and pitch yours! Get advice from startup founders and experts. Gain confidence and prepare to impress people at your next opportunity. ------ *** Mark your attendance here (top-right of the page), then sign up using this link, spaces are limited. https://webinar.startupblink.com/pitching Spots are limited. We will have time for max. 10 startups pitching at any event. Sign up now to secure your spot. ------ - Join as a listener or as one of the teams pitching - Practice your pitch to gain confidence and improve your public speaking skills - Test your idea and refine it based on the feedback from other founders and experts - Not ready to pitch? Get inspired by other projects, discover new trends, share your feedback, and expand your horizons while watching other people pitch - Connect to other startup founders from around the world in our interactive chat ------ We would like to take this chance to tell you about an amazing offer from our partners at WeWork. StartupBlink members can now schedule a free tour at WeWork Coworking spaces and get up to 15% discount. Register: https://wework.startupblink.com

Past events (63)

Weekend Coffee for Startup People

Starbucks

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