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.
Nour co-founded TeensWhoCode to change the world by raising the next generation of developers and entrepreneurs. She is the chapter director of Startup Grind Beirut, a community connecting one million entrepreneurs in 200 cities. Nour is a proud Draper University Hero and Stanford AMENDS delegate. She’s an active community member helping people make their dreams come true at The Dream Matcher Experience.
Ahmed is Middle East Regional Director of Startup Grind and runs the Khartoum Chapter . Powered by Google for Entrepreneurs, Startup Grind is a Silicon Valley based global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs through monthly events in 200 cities and 98 countries . Ahmed is running a cyber security consultancy company called Dukooo , along with SIMPAY ,a Mobile Money FinTech Startups aims to Disrupt the Africa market by Connecting the Unbanked Customers to Merchants by Processing Payments through mobile services .