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.
Frans Yuwono is the CEO & founder of Asia Commerce Network, a Global Sourcing & Importing Solution that helps Business to import Goods from China & South East Asia. He also started Matahari Labs in 2010, a Startup Tech Generator in Indonesia focusing on Social Media, E-Commerce, and Online Branding, and also Co-founded Malang Digital Core - the first co-working space and incubator for startups in Malang, Indonesia.
Believing that one of actions for the growth of Indonesian economy is to cultivate entrepreneurs and startups or UKM in Indonesian, Inne Ongkodjojo dedicate her spare time to help and promote programmes for entrepreneurs in Indonesia. Joining the Startup Grind Jakarta's team is one of the activities that she pursues.
The man behind numerous successful startups and considered to be one of the most prominent figures in Startup industries, Danny Oei Wirianto has built prominent startups upon 20 years of his career in IT industries.