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Startup Grind is a global startup community, actively educating, inspiring and connecting 3.5 million entrepreneurs in more than 525 cities. Founded in Silicon Valley, we nurture startup ecosystems in 125 countries through local and international events and partnerships with organizations like Google for Startups. Our values are what set us apart. We believe in making friends not contacts, in giving not taking, and helping others before helping ourselves. These values are what continue to drive us in Ottawa, and so many people around the world.

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Past Events

The 10x Manager with Aydin Mirzaee, CEO of

An Insider's Guide To Getting Free Press Coverage For Your Startup

FUNDamentals: A Panel Discussion About Startup Funding

Leadership Lessons with Eli Fathi, CEO of MindBridge Ai

Nick Quain on how to effectively grow an early stage business

LIVESTREAM: Derek Andersen (Startup Grind + Bevy CEO)

Aaron Zifkin (Airbnb Canada)

Russell Ure (iControl)

Eric Chan (eepmon)

Shannon Fox (Canopy)

Ethan Song (Frank & Oak)

Joe Rideout (Relay)

Dax Dasilva (Lightspeed)

Tracey Clark (Bridgehead)

Justin Mares (Traction Book)

Brandon Reti (Breather)

Mark Klibanov (GestureLogic)

Ali Zahid (Vanhawks)

April Dunford (Tulip Retail)

Dan Beer, Director of Mergers & Acquisitions (IBM)

Steve Beauchesne (Beau's Brewing Company)

Greg Isenberg (5By)

David Chan (Fidelity Format)

Mark Ruddock (Wonga (Canada))

Michael Weider (VP of Product, Akamai)

David S. Rose (Gust)

Paul Meek (Kichesippi Beer Co.)

Renée Warren (Onboardly)

Code Cubitt (Mistral Venture Partners)

Heather Payne (Founder, HackerYou & Ladies Learning Code)

Saul Colt (Head of Magic at Freshbooks)

JS Cournoyer (Co-Founder at Real Ventures)

JS Cournoyer (Co-Founder at Real Ventures)

Jonathan Kay (Founder of Apptopia)


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