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.
Sean brings a unique background in community engagement and event planning to his current role in Entrepreneurship & Business Development at the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus and as the Chapter Director in Buffalo, NY.
Sean joined the BNMC team in November 2015 and is the main point person for dig at the Innovation Center, Buffalo’s premier coworking and event space. Within this role, he manages and expands the dig membership, as well as plans and executes a multitude of networking and social events of all sizes and varieties.
Sean maintains a professional workspace, provides customer service to dig’s co-working professionals and manages events with a sense of professionalism, energy and fun. He also assists in the development of the Innovation Center’s entrepreneurial ecosystem that provides those with innovative ideas the tools and resources they need to launch and grow their business.