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Startup Grind is the world’s largest community of startups, founders, innovators, and creators! At Startup Grind Singapore, we are a vibrant chapter within this global community of passionate individuals that work in and with startups: from entrepreneurs and investors, to students and established startup founders and executives, you'll find a diverse mix of individuals to network with and learn from at Startup Grind Singapore. 

Startup Grind Singapore started in 2012 and is one of the oldest chapters in Asia. Over the years, we've hosted fireside chats with founders from well-known local startups and companies like Arrif Ziaudeen from ChopeRachel Lim from Love, Bonito and Roger Egan from RedMart, as well as founders from prominent overseas startups like Cal Henderson from SlackJustin Dry from Vinomofo and Mikkel Svane from Zendesk.

Make Friends, Help Others, Give First - that's what Startup Grind is all about! Sign up for our newsletter and join our community and we hope to see you at one of our virtual events soon!

Upcoming Events

Past Events

Looking Toward 2021: A Fireside Chat with Marvin Liao, Partner, Game Groove Capital

Startup Grind Europe-Asia Connect

Fireside Chat with Arvin Singh, Co-Founder & COO, hoolah

Fireside Chat with Jeffrey Tiong, Founder & CEO, PatSnap

Working in Tandem: How VC's Collaborate with Founders to Create Winning Companies and Teams

Virtual Fireside Chat with Jaelle Ang - CEO & Co-Founder, The Great Room

Food in the Future: AgTech, '30 by 30' and where we go after the pandemic

#SGWomen Month: Female Leaders in Corporate Venture Capital - Lessons from the Frontlines

Fundraising During a Global Crisis: Insights from a VC in the Age of Coronavirus

Creating Meaningful Connections: The Story of How Toasty Pivoted During a Pandemic

In Search of Unicorns: Tales from a Silicon Valley VC

End of Year Party and 2020 Look Ahead!

Prerna Pant - Circus Social

Sarveen Chester - Revolut

Race and Rhonda Wong - Ohmyhome

Pitch and Panel Night - in partnership with Brinc

An Evening with the VC Community - in Partnership with Brinc

Aaron Tan (Carro)

Darius Cheung,

Anna Gong (Perx)

Arrif Ziaudeen (Chope)

Justin Dry (Vinomofo)

Zack Yang and Allen Vincent (FOMO Pay)

Rachel Lim (Love, Bonito)

Cal Henderson (Slack)

Bryan Choo (TheSmartLocal)


Jun Hasegawa (Omise)

Dixon Chan (Burpple)

Virginia Tan (Lean In China)

Steve Melhuish (PropertyGuru)

Startup Grind Singapore Hosts Mikkel Svane (ZenDesk)

Steve Melhuish (PropertyGuru)

Matt Tillman (Haven)

Kell Jay Lim (Grab)

Brian Wong (Kiip)

Chang Wen (Founder of Ninja Van)

Rosaline Chow Koo (Founder and CEO of CXA)

Peng Tsin. Ong (Partner at Monk's Hill Ventures)

Ernest Sim (Co-Founder, Head of Tech at Grain)

Thomas Diong (Chief Data Officer at Sale Stock)

Andreas Ehn (Partner at Approach)

StartupGrind + ProductHunt Party (Startup Grind)

Ross Veitch (CEO and Co-Founder at Wego)

Cameron Priest (CEO and Co-Founder at TradeGecko)

Grace Sai (CEO and CoFounder at The Hub Singapore)

Tyson Hackwood (Braintree Payments)

Vinnie Lauria (Golden Gate Ventures)

Roshni Mahtani (Tickled Media)

Douglas Gan (Co-Founder at

Aihui Ong (CEO / Founder at

Joseph K. Ziegler (Amazon Web Services)


Varun Chandran (Corporate360)

Julian Lee (Ambi Labs)

Saemin Ahn (Managing Partner@Rakuten Ventures)

Ching-Tse Tseng (Co-founder at Vaultdragon)

Audrey Tan (PlayMoolah)

John Kim (Managing Partner at Amasia Associates)

Mohan Belani (CEO and Cofounder at e27)

Christian Geissendoerfer (CEO at YOOSE)

Royston Tay (CEO & Co-founder at Zopim)

Federico Folcia (Roomorama)

Jason Sew Hoy (

Shashank Dixit (Deskera Open Source)

Roger Egan (CEO & Co-founder at

Michael Smith (Chief Product Officer - Spuul)

Steven Goh (Co-Founder at Mig33)

Dr. Bernard Leong (Co-Founder of SGEntrepreneur)

Rodrigo Martinez (Investor at

Dennis Goh (Co-Founder of HungryGoWhere)

Darius (Co-Founder of tenCube)

Meng Wong (Co-Founder at

Anne Cheng (Founder at Startup Nation)


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    Curtis Bergh

    Startup Grind Singapore

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    Archit Joshi

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    Megan Meng

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