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.
Dimitris is a PMP® certified project manager who is passionate about internet startups. His entrepreneurial spirit showed up early. Dimitris founded hiphop.gr in 2000, one of the largest on-line entertainment portals in Greece. He has a MSc in Project Management from Lancaster University and has developed his international experience managing complex IT projects while working at IBM UK. Dimitris is currently working as Project Manager and Business Developer at Edenred Greece. He covers the Greek tech startup scene on TechStart where he contributes as a guest author.
Located at the very west side of Turkey, İzmir where 4 million people lives is on the coast of Turkey with 300 days sunshine, home of great author Homeros now becoming a place where creative ideas florish.
It has been a place where you do not have any traffic problems, you can reach best views in less then 1 hour also Izmir has been a home for most rooted and valuable startups in Turkey. With it is beatiful energy it would be the castle of creative entrepreneurs. Now it is getting ready to connect investors, students, specialists, entrepreneuers and businessmen with an inspiring, thrilling event.
İzmir is very much suitable for Startup Grind's inspring, educating and connecting mission for entrepreneurs. Get ready to meet with great speakers, make new business connections and to inspire. Our first event will start at 28th of march!