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.
Everything amazing you think Hawaii is about is true: the beaches, perfect weather, surfer chicks, island living, and so on. But it gets even better if you’re an entrepreneur - Hawaii is also home to Startup Paradise, a rising technology nexus with three incubators, five accelerators, six investment funds, and six startup organizations. It’s where you can work hard and play hard without losing your sanity or giving up your soul.