Startup Grind is the largest independent startup community, actively educating, inspiring and connecting more than 2 million entrepreneurs in over 600 chapters.  At Startup Grind, Detroit, we aim to support and connect founders and entrepreneurs within our community to the global entrepreneurship ecosystem.  As with every chapter we believe in...

- Making Friends, Not Contacts

- Giving, Not Taking

- Helping Others Before Helping Yourself

Events run monthly throughout the year, with previous events featuring established founders and investors.  If you want to get involved in the Detroit entrepreneurial ecosystem please contact us here, or any of our social media channels.

We look forward to seeing you at our next event!

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Faris Alami

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International Strategic Management

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About Startup Grind

This is Startup Grind. We are the world’s largest startup community.

Our Mission

To give startups everywhere the education and opportunities they need to build, grow, and scale their companies.

Our Values

We believe in making friends, not contacts. We believe in giving first, not taking. We believe in helping others before helping yourself.

Tools & Discounts for Startups

Take advantage of resources and offers provided by organizations we know and love, designed to help you navigate the startup journey.

Global Conference

Our annual flagship event in Silicon Valley brings together thousands of startup teams, investors and organizations from all over the world.

Join the Startup Membership

This membership gives you free access to networking, events, mentorship, office hours, and other exclusive opportunities curated by Startup Grind HQ.

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In-Person Conference

Global Conference 2024

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Jimena Solis Owner of MKN Digital Agency and Fellow with YLAI

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Snowflake Startup Demo Day

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Hosting Zainab Boxwala - CEO, Lawyer, Problem Solver

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