Startup Summit

Oct 18, 2023, 2:45 – 7:15 PM

Startup Grind HQ (Virtual)

Startup Summit 2023 will bring together thousands of startups, tech experts and investors to tackle today's growth and fundraising challenges. Tune in virtually on October 18th to join the Startup Grind community for insightful discussions, hands-on workshops, live speaker Q&A, and more.

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About this event

Join the Startup Grind global community for an action-packed half-day virtual event including:

  • Insightful Discussions: Tech leaders and VCs will speak to topics like "Building AI for Growth", "Early Stage Fundraising Realities" and more.
  • Q&A + Workshops: Get your questions answered live and participate in hands-on workshops designed to tackle today’s top early-stage startup challenges.
  • A Chance to Win Big: Attending on October 18th automatically enters your startup to win a Global 2024 Startup Exhibition package ($2,500 USD value).

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  • Simon Hudson


    Founder + CEO

  • Itamar Novick

    Recursive Ventures

    Founder + General Partner

  • Taroon Mandhana


    Head of Product Engineering

  • Jennifer Neundorfer

    January Ventures

    General Partner

  • Dieter Shirley

    Dapper Labs + Flow

    Chief Technology Officer + Chief Architect

  • Walter Mannino

    HubSpot for Startups

    Principle Business Development Manager

  • Jyoti Halarnakar


    Corporate Development & Ventures, Sr. Manager

  • Patrycja Maksymowicz

    Open Solutions Global | London Business Academy

    SG Chapter Director | Founder

  • Shravan Narayen



  • Maulik Sailor


  • Felipe Castañeda


    Founder + CEO

  • Sofia Guerra

    Bessemer Venture Partners

    Vice President

  • Trina Van Pelt

    Intel Capital

    Vice President, Senior Managing Director

  • Karuana Gatimu

    Microsoft 365 Customer Advocacy Group

    Principal Manager

  • Julia Gudish Krieger

    Pari Passu Venture Partners

    Managing Partner

  • Derek Andersen

    Bevy, Startup Grind

    CEO + Co-founder


  • Startup Grind

    Silicon Valley

    Chapter Director


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Google Cloud


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Global Shares logo


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Zendesk for Startups

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Bigin by Zoho CRM

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Dell for Startups

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HubSpot for Startups

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.