Startup Grind is the largest independent startup community, actively educating, inspiring, and connecting more than 1,500,000 entrepreneurs in over 500 chapters. We nurture startup ecosystems in 125 countries through events, media, and partnerships with organizations like 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. The American University of Nigeria Chapter is coordinated by Chijioke Attamah who is the brain behind its existence at AUN. According to him; the aim of bringing Startup Grind to AUN is to educate, inspire and connect entrepreneurs within AUN community, especially students and staff, and entrepreneurs within Yola community.