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December Town Hall RSVP!

Our end of year town hall is happening on December 15th ( 7 AM PST | 3 PM GMT | 11 PM GMT+8 ) with CEO & Co-Founder, Derek Andersen.
RSVP to join here. Derek has a BIG announcement you won’t want to miss! No really, it's a really BIG deal! 

Welcome to HQ Tini!
We are so thrilled to welcome the newest addition to the Community Team, Tini Mamuchashvili. Tini aka Tiko began her Startup Grind journey back in August 2018 as supporting the Beijing Chapter. After becoming Beijing Chapter co-director, she later relocated to her home in Tbilisi, Georgia, and continued supporting the Tbilisi Chapter events and growth, including the Europe-Asia Connect Conference. Please give a warm welcome!
Tini will be serving as Community Manager of Africa and Europe!

End of Year Director Survey
Our Directors Summit will be held in-person in 2022. We hope to make this the most Global Directors Summit ever! Ahead of the Directors Summit 2022, we would love for you to share your insights on being a Chapter Director or Co-Director from the past year. This is your chance to have your voice heard :) The survey will close on January 3rd. You can fill it out here. 

Global Conference + Director Summit
RSVP to attend the Global Conference + Director Summit here.

Important dates: 
        - February 28, 2022: Startup Summit + Director registration
        - March 1st - 3rd: Global Conference
        - March 3rd: Director Summit + Director Awards
        - March 4th: In & Out Tradition + Check out
Please note only Directors and Co-Directors are welcome to attend the Director Summit and utilize accommodation. 

Global Conference Promotion
Help us promote the Global Conference! Find art assets, copy, and more here! 

Global Ticket Giveaway
We are offering 10 FREE tickets to give away to the VIPs within your community. To claim your Chapter's unique code please email
We will be issuing more free tickets for the streamed version of Global in January. 

Director of the Month

Startup Program Update
We’re excited to be hosting an incredible pitch competition, exclusively for our 80 scaleup exhibitors, at the Global Conference 2022. The pitch competition will be held over two rounds and the winner will win $75k in prizes and many more benefits from Startup Grind. Share this with scaleups in your communities and send them to this link to apply to be an exhibitor!! 

Community Corner

HQ Holiday Hours
HQ’s will be closed through the holidays from December 18, 2021 - January 2nd, 2022. Our team will be checking on a daily basis. During this time there will be limited support on for urgent matters. We hope you have a wonderful holiday season.

Chapter Community Highlights

Phin, Madeline, Fahim, Tini, Manny, & Jess

Upcoming Events
Wednesday, December 15
Town hall with Derek Andersen
Virtual Event (Free)
December Town hall with Derek Andersen + The Community Team
Get your ticket
Monday, February 28
Directors Summit 2022
In-Person Event
After a short hiatus, we are THRILLED to announce that we will be reconvening in-person in Redwood City for our 11th annual Director's Summit. Please join us for a jammed packed 4 days of activities, sessions and of course our annual Director Awards.
Get your ticket
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