Through our Startup Grind event series Hunting for Silver Linings, we check in with ecosystem builders, investors, and business leaders from around the world.
We dig for deeper context around challenges and opportunities found in markets around the world, as well as mine for insight that can better inform biases about regions, their talent, and potential for investment.
Then, we connect the dots.
Yorgo (George) Katsanos
Associate, Beneventure Partners
June 28th, we are pleased to host Faris Alami, Chapter Director of Startup Grind Detroit and CEO of International Strategic Management. Faris will give us some insight on how the epidemic is affecting the startup and entrepreneurial ecosystem in their region, as well as provide advice to entrepreneurs.
We spend our time checking in with investors, entrepreneurs, founders, and Startup Grind Chapter Directors from around the globe to get accounts of what's happening in their areas and learn of what their challenges and opportunities are.
International Strategic Management, Inc.
Founder & CEO
As ISM Founder, Faris works with international leaders and entrepreneurs on strategiesand implementations to create an empowering environment for startups and businesses toprosper and grow. He has functioned as:* Special Advisor and Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Expert with the World Bank* Business Advisor with Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program* Affiliate with Kauffman Foundation* Mentor …
Startup Grind Grand Rapids
Chapter DirectorSee Bio