Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 200 cities and 98 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators, and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead.
This month we feature Ujjwal Gupta, Co-founder at BenchPrep, one of the fastest-growing startups in Chicagoland. His story, his journey is really quite extraordinary, and not to be missed:
Who: Ujjwal Gupta, Co-founder & COO at BenchPrep
What: Fireside Chat
Where: WeWork - 100 South State Street (Entrance on Monroe)
When: September 19th, 6-8:30 pm
What Else: Beats, Eats & Treats
One More Thing: Latest & Greatest Chicagoland Startup Launches*
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Ujjwal Gupta is the co-founder and chief operating officer at BenchPrep where he leads day-to-day company operations and growth-related initiatives. As co-founder, he has helped secure more than $8 million in funding from prominent venture capital funds, navigated how to manage a fast-growing startup and turn it into a profitable company within six years. With a Ph.D. in chemistry and 16 published articles in prominent scientific journals, Ujjwal has earned a distinguished reputation in educational technology. Outside of the office, he supports the community as an advisor to other startups, a frequent speaker at industry roundtables, a mentor at Techstars and Started Accelerator and an involved member at both Fwd.us and the Chicago Innovation Council.