Hunting for Silver Linings w/ Ross Mason, Founder of HINRI

Dec 30, 2020, 9:00 – 10:00 PM

Join Startup Grind Chapter Director Corey Hart and Beneventure Partners Managing Director Yorgo Katsanos as we host an event series featuring check-ins with ecosystem builders, investors, and business leaders from around the world. Joining us for this event: Ross Mason, Founder of HINRI.

Virtual event

About this event


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.


Corey Hart
Chapter Director, Startup Grind

Yorgo (George) Katsanos
Managing Director, Beneventure Partners


Wednesday, December 30, we are pleased to host Ross Mason, Founder of HINRI

Ross is the Founder of HINRI, which stands for The High Impact Network of Responsible Innovators.


HINRI's mission is "To connect social entrepreneurs and innovative organizations to sources of capital, strategic partners, technology solutions and servant leaders so they are more effective at saving lives, saving money and having a sustainable impact."

What they do:

"We are an accelerator for nonprofits with big ideas. Our venture philanthropy approach mirrors how angel investors help entrepreneurs build companies that can scale effectively and reduce risk for investors and donors.

In the United States, HINRI partners with leading healthcare innovators to serve the indigent and uninsured, wounded warriors and their families, address food insecurity, create educational programs for autistic children, change the standard of care for spinal cord injuries, and combat human trafficking. Outside the U.S., HINRI is working on human rights, providing clean water, food for malnourished children, the distribution of pharmaceuticals and the creation of schools, housing, and health clinics in communities with extreme poverty."

Check out what happened


  • Ross Mason





Wednesday, December 30, 2020
9:00 PM – 10:00 PM UTC


Podcast Interview


  • Corey Hart

    Startup Grind Grand Rapids

    Chapter Director

  • Yorgo Katsanos

    Beneventure Partners



  • Corey Hart, Startup Grind

    Startup Grind

    Chapter Director

  • Renee De Haan

    Principal Financial Group

    Chapter Co-director

  • Vanessa Mahoney

    Chapter Co-Director

  • Margaret Periard

    Startup & Venture Capital Intern

  • Whitney Allred

    WhitMarie Media

    Social Media Manager

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