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Global 2020 - February 11 - 12, Silicon Valley

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A global community unlike any other.

Game-changers, curious investors, world-class speakers, the leading brands for startups - we’ve got it all.

Global 2020 is the most important event for startups, tech leaders, and big brands at the forefront of innovation. 10,000 people from around the globe converge on Silicon Valley for 2-days of nonstop education, inspiration, and invaluable networking spanning 10 stages, 100+ sessions, and social events. Whether you’re a large enterprise, a founder in the midst of the grind, or an innovator looking for what’s next - there’s something for everyone.

The community speaks for itself. The experience is one of a kind.

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“From interesting content to the quality and diversity of the attendees, Startup Grind is the truth.”

“You feel lucky to be here after a full year of hard work. Celebrating for a minute, then rolling up your sleeves to focus on whatever comes next.”

“Just do it. You’ll get way more value out of it than the cost of the ticket.”

“It’s the best entry point into the startup world”

Got a Startup?

Be one of 300 startups selected from our Startup Program to exhibit during the conference. Invaluable exposure and countless networking opportunities with hundreds of potential investors, customers and partners

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“Startup Grind definitely filled a void for startups like us who are on their way to growth stage and gave us a great platform to meet with investors, to meet and listen to other startup founders, and be introduced to new opportunities with partners.”
- IOTAS, Growth Startup of the Year (2019)

agenda

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past talks

Storytelling and hands-on learning with world-class speakers

Clayton Christensen & Marc Andreessen

A Conversation Between Two Legends

 

Lorraine Twohill

How to Build a Brand like Google

 

FAQ

10,000 people from around the globe converge on Silicon Valley for 2-days of nonstop education, inspiration, and invaluable networking spanning 10 stages, 100+ sessions, and social events. Whether you’re a large enterprise, a founder in the midst of the grind, or an innovator looking for what’s next - there’s something for everyone. The community speaks for itself. The experience is one of a kind.

Fox Theater - 2215 Broadway, Redwood City, CA 94063


Monday Feb.10 - Pre-registration (we recommend picking up your badge early)

Tuesday Feb. 11 - Main Conference Day 1 + Pub Crawl (evening)

Wednesday Feb.12 - Main Conference Day 2 + Closing Happy Hour

  • Access to all expo tents
  • Entry to the mainstage + breakout stages
  • Tuesday night Pub Crawl
  • Access to private VC lounge
  • Access to select private events - RSVP required
  • 1:1 meetings with Startup Program companies (that fit to your target profile)*
*Investor meetings are based on availability and open to active investors only.
  • Access to reserved lounge area
  • Special invite to Monday Opening Night Kickoff event (meet our startups early)
  • Reserved seating in the mainstage*
  • Access to all the expo tents - including 300 exhibiting startups + all partners

Special discounted Full Access ticket rate for all students currently enrolled in an accredited high school, college or university program. Student ID or transcript may be required upon request. Complete this application if you are interested in receiving the student discount.

Journalists reporting for a major media outlet or private bloggers with a considerable audience are encouraged to come as press to cover the event. Fill out this application for a Media Ticket and we’ll get back to you if there is a fit.

Thanks for offering your time! We receive many applications for just a limited number of volunteer spots, so please fill out this form early. FYI - you will have opportunities to attend sessions throughout the event.
All tickets are non-refundable, but they are transferable until Jan. 31 (T&C applicable).
Tickets can be transferred without additional charge before January 9. Any ticket transfer after January 9 will incur a service charge of $200. Last day to submit any transfer request is January 31. Full price ticket must be purchased after.

Fill out the form to get access to our 2020 sponsor deck, our team will be in touch.

Yes! Don’t wait. Our Startup Exhibition space fills up quickly. Visit our Startup page for more info.

Absolutely! You can enter and exit the event at your leisure as long as you are wearing your Startup Grind wristband, which acts as your ticket after registration.

There will be hundreds of investors in the audience — many who’d love to meet you. You’ve just got to find them, so turn on your networking game! Approach it with the intention of making friends first (before pitching hard), we find it works better.

Yes. The app allows you to view the venue + conference schedule to create your own personalized agenda for the day, message fellow attendees, set up meetings on-site, and exchange contact info with our startups and partners. We will let you know when the app is ready closer to the conference, stay tuned!

We appreciate your enthusiasm, but we ask our guests to stick to business cards at most. Other solicitation will not be permitted on-site.


If you want to do more to promote your product/service, you can join us as a sponsor. Please email us if you’d like to reach the Startup Grind audience. We’d love to work together.

Whatever makes you comfortable! Typically attendees are casual to business-casual. Consider the types of people you’ll be meeting - it’s always positive to make a good first impression.

Unfortunately, we will not be sponsoring visas for attendees to the Startup Grind Global Conference.

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Any other questions? Email us or tweet @startupgrind on twitter.

San Francisco (SFO), Oakland (OAK) and San Jose (SJC) - closest to furthest. Each airport offers different public transportation options. We usually find the cheapest tickets via Google Flights

There is no parking available at the venue. Redwood City Caltrain station on the Caltrain line is the most convenient way to travel and the closest to the conference. You may also use the ride sharing service, such as Lyft.

See you in Silicon Valley

 
 
 
 
 

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