Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. It is powered by Google for Entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in 250 cities and 100 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies.
Startup Grind is a connected online and offline network of vibrant startup communities to help fuel innovation, economic growth and prosperity at the local level. While Startup Grind was founded in Palo Alto, California, our extended network of Startup Grind chapters are located around the world. Start a Chapter in your city or school!
We believe in making friends, not contacts. We believe in giving, not taking. We believe in helping others before helping yourself. We are truly passionate about helping founders, entrepreneurs and startups succeed. We intend to make their startup journey less lonely, more connected and more memorable.
Roger James Hamilton is a futurist and social entrepreneur. He is the Founder of Entrepreneurs Institute and creator of the Wealth Dynamics, Talent Dynamics & Genius Test profiling systems, used by over 250,000 entrepreneurs around the world.
Each year, Roger meets with leading changemakers and entrepreneurs on his Fast Forward your Business Events, held in Asia, Australia, UK and USA. At the events Roger shares the Top 10 Trends in Business, and shares the latest tools and technologies for business owners to ride the waves of change.
Roger is a graduate of Cambridge University and Singularity University Executive Program, a member of the Clinton Global Initiative, APEC CEO Summit and Transformational Leadership Council.
Simone Holt is GM of Entrepreneur Resorts & Beach Clubs, the first Resort Entrepreneur Accelerator in Asia and the finest coworking space on the beach.
Passionate about creating a global network of peers and mentors, she provides one month accommodation, co-working, training and mentoring for entrepreneurs. The mix of the work environment, peer review, training sessions, shared resources and access to experts dramatically accelerates the progress of entrepreneurs succeeding and going global.
Bali, Indonesia is a paradise island linked more with relaxing than hard work. The surfing is more off-shore than online. That’s now changing rapidly with the stream of entrepreneurs setting up shop in Bali for the mix of work and lifestyle they can achieve.