Startup Grind is the world's largest startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs.

We host monthly events and are based in more than 600 cities in 150 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies.

Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead.

We aim to build a connected network of vibrant startup communities to help fuel innovation, economic growth and prosperity at the local level.

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.

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Upcoming Events


Past Events


Upcoming events


In-Person Event

Connect: Pitch to Media Evening

Connect and pitch to media: A pitch competition with journalist judges followed by Q&A


Prem Sangeet Petar Savic

London Director
Supreme Factory

James Lethem


Sam Adekunle

Head of Special Projects & Initiatives
Grone Collective

Gabriel Pizzolante

UK GAP Consulting

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About Startup Grind

This is Startup Grind. We are the world’s largest startup community.

Our Mission

To give startups everywhere the education and opportunities they need to build, grow, and scale their companies.

Our Values

We believe in making friends, not contacts. We believe in giving first, not taking. We believe in helping others before helping yourself.

Tools & Discounts for Startups

Take advantage of resources and offers provided by organizations we know and love, designed to help you navigate the startup journey.

Global Conference

Our annual flagship event in Silicon Valley brings together thousands of startup teams, investors and organizations from all over the world.

Join the Startup Membership

This membership gives you free access to networking, events, mentorship, office hours, and other exclusive opportunities curated by Startup Grind HQ.

Past events

In-Person Event

Celebrating Women in AI

In-Person Event

How To Get Millions of Social Media Followers For Your Brand and Business

In-Person Conference

Global Conference 2024

In-Person Event

Unlocking Investment Opportunities: Investor Panel with Top VCs

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