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.
Co-founder at MarsBased & Director at Startup Grind BCN and Regional Director at Startup Grind. After having worked at Deloitte, VASS and volunteered at ESN, he transitioned from being a software developer to a business developer. Fluent in five languages and interested in science of language & learning. Travels around the world while delivering high-end web & mobile applications with his all-remote Ruby on Rails development consultancy MarsBased. Full-time metalhead & useless at basketball.
Born nearby Barcelona 27 years ago, Carlos loves waking up early in the morning and getting the most out of the day. Co-director at Startup Grind and founder at Iyiyim, spends the day designing experiences to connect people. As a former ESN'r, few things satisfy him more than organizing an event to make people happy. The rest of the time you can find him playing sports, FIFA or Excel.
Born in 1988 in Barcelona city centre, I studied Mechanical Engineering and started working in an automotive company. Member of Erasmus Student Network for more than 7 years, I was not so bored while being a university student :)
Also Co-Founded my first company in 2014 and became a Startup Grind Barcelona team member 3 years ago, and I'm nowadays mainly focused in managing the operations of TechBuddy in Spain.
Office Manager at MarsBased. After working +4 years as Director of Production for indie music festivals and cultural events in Mexico, she decided to try her luck in Barcelona and was fortunate enough to end up landing on Mars. Interested in self-improvement, productivity & health.