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Startup Grind, the largest independent startup community, actively educating, inspiring, and connecting entrepreneurs in over 600 chapters within 125+ countries. The cornerstone of our community is regular events featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators, and investors who share lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Founded in Silicon Valley, we nurture startup ecosystems through events, media, and partnerships, helping millions of entrepreneurs build their businesses, connect with strategic partners, and secure funding. Active in Shanghai since 2013, Startup Grind is one of the city’s most active and vibrant startup community, gathering entrepreneurs, platforms, corporates, VCs and other thought leaders to help fuel innovation, economic growth, and prosperity.

Startup Grind 是世界最大的独立创业社区,在全球约125个国家的600多个城市中积极地启蒙、激励和连接着500多万创业者。Startup Grind 定期举办社区活动,邀请成功的创始人、创新者、教育者和投资人,分享他们在创业道路上学到的经验与教训。从硅谷成立迄今,Startup Grind通过活动、媒体和伙伴关系培育着初创生态系统,帮助数以百万计的创业者拓展业务,对接战略合作伙伴,并获得投资。自2013年成立起,作为上海地区最活跃、最有活力的创业社区之一,Startup Grind 上海分会不断聚集着创业者、平台、大企业、风投和其他思想领袖,致力于推动创新、经济增长和繁荣!

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Upcoming events

31 jul 2024

In-Person Event

Indie Hustlers & Hackers: Use AI & Automation to Supercharge Solopreneurship!

Whether you're creating a lifestyle-friendly business or proving the concept for a bigger play, connect your passion to proficiency and make a living on your own terms. Use the latest tools and best practices to aid you in your quest.

8 ago 2024

Virtual Event (Free)

Unlocking Potential: The Power of Bubble for AI builders

自由自造的未来长什么样?来听听无代码“鼻祖” Bubble 背后的男人怎么说 Bubble Up Your Ideas: No-Code Secrets with Emmanuel Straschnov

26 sept 2024

In-Person Event (Free)

World Top-Performing Incubator Forum is back in September!

Startup Grind Shanghai is proud to support WTIF 2024, with a shared vision of "Boundless Innovation, Collaborative Synergy".


Erik Walenza-Slabe

Mentor IoT ONE

Mingai Zhu

Chapter Director PROPELLER

Chewwin Tse

Team member

Sunny Feng

Content Strategist

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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 (Free)

Startup Grind 2024 Community Builder Day

Virtual Event (Free)

APAC's Largest Speed Networking for Startups: Connect with 500+ Leaders

Virtual Event (Free)

Mastering Growth: Secrets from a $255K/Month AI Entrepreneur

In-Person Conference

Global Conference 2024

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