What we're about

Do you want to meet like-minded entrepreneurs? Grow your project? And even find co-founders or partners? Join this startup meetup group!

This meetup facilitates casual networking events, startup lectures, and weekly online pitching events. We also feature events offered by the community (that’s you!).

Our exclusive City Partner in Zurich is Claudius Krucker from http://creativespace.ch/ . Read more about Claudius here: https://www.startupblink.com/leaders/claudius-krucker

Our activities

- “Weekend Coffee” networking initiative is happening in dozens of cities around the world. This is your chance to make new connections, share advice, and brainstorm with like-minded entrepreneurs. The events are led by volunteers and our City Partners. If you would like to help organizing those events, feel free to reach us at meetup@startupblink.com

- “Startup Pitching Online” is our flagship weekly webinar happening on Wednesdays. Here you can pitch your startup and get feedback from our expert mentors and dozens of entrepreneurs. And if you do not feel like pitching yet, join us to watch other pitches (who knows, maybe this will be a stepping stone to build an extraordinary startup project and prepare for your own future pitch?)

What is StartupBlink?

StartupBlink is a global startup ecosystem map and research center. You can add your startup, coworking space or organization for free: https://www.startupblink.com/zurich-startups

StartupBlink runs 90 local Meetup chapters with over 50,000 entrepreneurs globally. In addition, StartupBlink is ranking the startup ecosystems of over 100 countries and 1,000 cities, in a report downloaded by tens of thousands of decision makers. Here is a link to download our latest annual report and find out where your city and country are ranked: https://report.startupblink.com

StartupBlink works with dozens of municipalities and government organizations to develop and promote their local startup ecosystems. If you are a public sector ecosystem developer, let’s work together: https://ecosystempartnership.startupblink.com

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This group is partnered with Findexable - researching fintech companies around the world and publishing the first real-time ranking of all cities where there’s a cluster of fintech companies https://findexable.com/

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

Upcoming events (5)

IoT World Virtual: The Intersection of Industries and IoT Technologies

ABOUT US Every month StartupBlink Curators bring you the most interesting startup events online or in your city. ABOUT THIS EVENT This event is organized by Informa PLC. *** To participate, mark your attendance here (Bottom-right of the page), then register using the link below *** https://tmt.knect365.com/iot-world/virtual-event-pass-breakdown/ Follow this link for the most up-to-date info about the event's time and location. The desire to connect, inform, and innovate is stronger than ever. IoT World Virtual is an online platform bringing together the global IoT community to transform business in the new digital world. Access to sponsored and general event features, including: LEARNING • Headline Sponsor Keynote & Omdia Market Update on August 11 • Ecosystem Summit • IoT Tackles COVID Track • Startup Elevate Pitchoff • Partner Sessions NETWORKING • Virtual Exhibition with interest-driven recommendations • Respond to Messages and Requests • IoT World Awards Ceremony

Technopreneur Webinar Series - Session 2: Raising Capital

Online event

ABOUT US Every month StartupBlink Curators bring you the most interesting startup events online or in your city. ABOUT THIS EVENT This event is organized by Vertex Holdings. *** To participate, mark your attendance here (Bottom-right of the page), then register using the link below *** https://zoom.us/webinar/register/9215959266294/WN_F45J1xiXS6yG4OFlvt_9bQ Follow this link for the most up-to-date info about the event's time and location. The panel of speakers will comprise of: Nikhilesh GOEL (Co-Founder & CEO, Validus Capital) Cindy KUA (Co-Founder & CEO, Sunday) Moderated by: James LEE (Managing Director, Vertex Growth) In Technopreneurship, fund raising is more than just capital. Finding the right type of investors is key. They can guide founders, avail opportunities and their networks to help startups translate an idea into a reality, building great businesses along the way. In this second session of Vertex’s 11-Part Technopreneur Webinar Series, we will focus on the key considerations in capital raising: [1] Valuations [2] Business plan & your value proposition. MVP. [3] Key points to address, TAM, differentiation, competition, team and financials [4] What type of investors should entrepreneurs seek [5] What do investors look for in a successful Series A

Online Global Startup Pitching Event

Online event

*** Mark your attendance here (bottom-right of the page), then sign up using this link, spaces are limited. https://pitching.startupblink.com/ ------ GET FEEDBACK. GAIN CONFIDENCE. GET READY. The ability to pitch and communicate your project effectively is critical for any startup founder on the path of getting Clients, Team Members and Investors. This is your unique opportunity to refine your idea and message based on honest advice from dozens of event participants and expert mentors from a variety of industries. This pitching event is shared on dozens of communities globally and have an average attendance of more than 40 entrepreneurs, come join us. Not ready to pitch? Join as a listener to hear other pitches, and give feedback that will help them get to the next level. ------ ** Pitching your startup? - Practice your pitch to gain confidence and improve your public speaking skills - After your pitch the mentors will give feedback and dozens of participants in the chat will also share their comments - Selected pitchers will be featured in our blog, social media, and our newsletter reaching tens of thousands of people ** Not ready to pitch? - Join as a viewer! Get inspired by other projects, 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 ------ Are you on Telegram? Keep in touch with thousands of entrepreneurs from around the world at https://t.me/workjams

STEP Anywhere 2020

Online event

ABOUT US Every month StartupBlink Curators bring you the most interesting startup events online or in your city. ABOUT THIS EVENT This event is organized by STEP. *** To participate, mark your attendance here (Bottom-right of the page), then register using the link below *** https://anywhere.stepconference.com/tickets/ Follow this link for the most up-to-date info about the event's time and location. Tickets start at $99 for general access and for startup founders. STEP started out as a series of workshops and small gatherings, and over 9 years has grown to become the largest tech festival in Dubai. STEP Anywhere will bring together a global audience of startups, investors, digital enthusiasts, brands, and more over 3 days online. STEP Anywhere’s first edition in 2020 will feature 6 tracks of live talks and panels, workshops, various startup programming, exhibition and showcasing opportunities, and live entertainment. Take a look at the conference agenda here: https://anywhere.stepconference.com/agenda/

Past events (104)

Online Global Startup Pitching Event

Online event

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