Welcome to Startup Grind Memphis!

Are you an entrepreneur looking to start or grow your business? Then it's time to join the Startup Grind Memphis community. Our mission is to help founders and innovators succeed by providing resources and opportunities to learn, connect, teach, build, and belong.

We believe in the power of collaboration and support. It's not easy being a founder or innovator, but you don't have to do it alone. Our community is full of inspiring people who can provide advice, mentorship, and support from their own experiences. We hold monthly events where you can share ideas, get inspired, and make meaningful connections. We embrace a culture of sharing ideas, inspiring each other, and working together to make a real impact on startups. Our monthly events feature speakers from successful startups, entrepreneurs, mentors, and investors who share their stories and advice. 

Startup Grind Memphis isn't just about networking - it's an opportunity to belong to something bigger. We believe in learning, teaching, and sharing knowledge, so everyone can reach their potential. Together we can build an environment that encourages creativity and growth.  If you're just getting started in your career as an entrepreneur or founder, we'll provide a platform to gain valuable insights and advice. And if you're already successful in business, here you'll find the perfect opportunity to share knowledge and get inspired. Belonging to the Startup Grind community is more than just attending a few events – it's about creating true connections with like-minded individuals on their journey to success. Join us today and become part of this ever-growing network that's redefining success on its own terms.

So don't wait any longer—join our vibrant community today! Register for events, take part in meetups, connect with fellow entrepreneurs, and become part of the Startup Grind Memphis family.

Our Values

❤️ We believe in making friends, not contacts.

🎁 We believe in giving, not taking.

👍🏾 We believe in helping others before helping yourself.

Join Thrive with Startup Grind Memphis

Thrive is a special community for startups only ♥️

Our mission is to create an ecosystem of collaboration, growth, and support for aspiring entrepreneurs across Memphis. We believe in the power of connection and the immense possibilities that come from lasting relationships with like-minded individuals.  

As part of our community, you'll have access to a wealth of resources, opportunities, and connections that will help you take your business to the next level. We believe in a culture of collaboration and camaraderie here, and we can't wait to see what amazing things you create. 

Together we can thrive! Apply here- this is absolutely free!

*Memphis, TN/Memphis MSA-based startups will be given first priority to access the community!

Become a part of Startup Grind Memphis-join the team!

We're growing our team! To expand our programming, we're adding to our team.  Founders of startups are welcome to apply!  It's an excellent opportunity to work with startups, showcase your skills, and upskill your resume.  We're a local chapter with global connections!

Apply here

 What is Startup Grind?

Startup Grind is the world’s largest community of startups, founders, innovators, and creators. We bring like-minded yet diverse individuals together to connect, learn, teach, help, build, and belong. We do this daily through our local events, flagship conferences, startup programs, partnerships, and online media + content, reaching over 3.5 million individuals worldwide. Want to learn more? Check out and join the Startup Grind community to receive the latest updates on events, opportunities, and special offers


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Upcoming Events


Global Sponsors

Past Events

Upcoming events

22 abr 2024

In-Person Conference

Global Conference 2024

The annual gathering of startups who are building the next big thing, investors looking to do their next deal, and teams who are bridging the gap between large organizations and the next generation of innovation.


LaKeisha Harrison

Memphis Chapter Director

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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

Virtual Event (Free)

Startup Office Hours w/ Ryan Smith (Qualtrics/Utah Jazz) + Derek Andersen (SG)

Conference [RSVP/Free]

Startup Summit

In-Person Event

From Dust to Dollars: Reimagining Your Profit Potential

In-Person Event

How to Roar in A Lion's Den: Leadership & Underestimated Founders

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Global Sponsors