New York City



Welcome to the New York City chapter of Startup Grind, the world’s largest community of startups, founders, innovators and creators. We help startups get the education and opportunities they need to build, grow, and scale their companies. 

Join our chapter 👇 and get notified of monthly fireside chats, as well as happy hours, pitch events, and lively debates. Follow us for the latest NYC startup news.

Got a startup of your own? Click here to join the most connected startup network in the world.

Ready to pitch your startup to early adopters and VCs? Sign up here to pitch your product in a low-pressure environment and get constructive feedback from fellow founders.

Our volunteer team is the backbone of the organization. Are you interested in joining the Startup Grind NYC team? Click here to learn more.

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Upcoming Events


Global Sponsors

Past Events


Upcoming events


In-Person Event (Free)

Elevating Tech Week: PitchSLAM Rooftop Special at Startup (Coffee) Grind

Join Startup Grind at The Yard's LES rooftop for coffee & conversation focused on all things related to startups and entrepreneurship.


In-Person Event

Exit Strategies for Acquisition: Startup Grind feat. David Steinberger (DSTLRY)

Join us on Thursday, June 13 to hear directly from David Steinberger on how he navigated a corporate acquisition and went on to start DSTLRY, a next-generation comics publisher that redefines creator-owned comic books and collectibles.


In-Person Event (Free)

Founder Drinks Roundtable

Join Startup Grind on Friday, June 14 for Founder Drinks Roundtable. We're putting the "happy" back in "happy hour." Because networking events should be fun, especially on a Friday.


In-Person Event (Free)

Pitches and Pints: Startup Grind Happy Hour Showcase - June

Get your idea out into the world and receive peer feedback at Pitches and Pints by Startup Grind in collaboration with The Yard.


Joshua Ness

Director, Startup Grind NYC

Tova Feldheim


Adrian Plesca


Jenny Sumeragi

CEO & Founder, JS Global Investment

Ami Berger

VP of Happy Hours
Startup Grind

Valencia Tong

Global Board Member and Marketing Lead
Columbia Venture Community

Alex Koshykov

Events Team

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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

The Impactful Art of the Pivot: Startup Grind feat. Lauren Salz (Sealed)

In-Person Event (Free)

Pitches and Pints: Startup Grind Happy Hour Showcase - May

In-Person Event (Free)

Zero Risk Startup: Book Launch with Paulo Andrez and David S. Rose

In-Person Event (Free)

Startup (Coffee) Grind at The Yard: Greenpoint

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Global Sponsors