Startup Grind Kigali is a local chapter representing the global startup community of 4 million startups in 600 cities and 125 countries worldwide. Our purpose is to give startups the education, opportunities, and access they need to build, grow, and scale their companies. At Startup Grind, we believe in making friends, not contacts; We believe in giving, not taking; We believe in helping others before helping yourself. We feature young startups, entrepreneurs and business founders in the magical city, Kigali.

Upcoming events

Sep 27, 2023

Virtual Event (Free)

Founder office hours w/ Startup Grind co-founder Derek Andersen

Join Startup Grind founder Derek Andersen as he takes questions from founders on challenges they're facing in their startup. For the past 15 years Derek has been building communities. He is the co-founder/CEO of Bevy, a SaaS product that helps companies build virtual and in-person communities. He co-founded Startup Grind, a community of 600

Past events

In-Person Event

The Magic of Kigali: Flourishing Startups, Entrepreneurs & Investors - a chat with Joseph Semafara

Conference [RSVP/Free]

Product & AI Summit

Conference [Paid]

Global Conference 2023

Livestream Event (Free)

Founders Fundraising: Lessons from the Front Lines

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Teklehaimanot Embaye

Chapter Director

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