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.
Beth Malatji is the 2x Author of The Bootstrapper's Lifesaving Hacks and Cultivating Wealthy Entrepreneurs - practically. Her entrepreneurial journey started when she founded Wealth Ladder Magazine, which was later sold to another media house. This is an interactive publication focusing on entrepreneurship, startup success stories, finance literacy, wealth accumulation, and leisure. She is the trusted voice around all issues Entrepreneurship every Wednesdays on Capricorn FM Talk. She is also an ambassador of visit.org, a New York-based travel platform for authentic travel experiences that benefit local communities which offer activities and tours, with the mission to develop responsible tourism practices around the globe organised by non-profit organizations.