What we’re about
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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Have a Startup? your startup & meet investors at a regional conference through our Startup Program - http://bit.ly/sg_meetup_startup_first
Upcoming events (1)See all
- Global Conference 2024Fox Theatre, Redwood City, CA
Our annual flagship event in Silicon Valley.
Derek Andersen, Chapter Organizer
Derek has spent the past 10 years building communities. He is the co-founder/CEO of Bevy, a SaaS product that helps companies like Salesforce, Atlassian, Asana, and Duolingo build virtual and in-person communities.
Derek co-founded Startup Grind, a community of 600 Chapters in 125 countries designed to educate, inspire, and connect startup people. Since 2012 Startup Grind has hosted 10,000 events for more than 250,000 people. In 2010 he co-founded Commonred which was acquired by Income.com.
Derek also previously worked at Electronic Arts on games like Burnout and The Sims 3. He currently lives in Palo Alto CA with his wife and four children.
Startup Grind, The world’s largest startup community
Chris Ahokava, Team Member
Microsoft Teams (https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-teams/teams-for-home)
Communities in Microsoft Teams brings everyone together in one place. Engage in community discussions, share files and photos, join video calls, and plan events. No more switching between apps to connect and get things done.
Point72 Ventures (https://p72.vc/)
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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.
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