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Welcome to the Startup Grind Application & Onboarding system.

We only accept Chapter Directors on 1 of 2 cohorts we run per year. We are currently inviting applications for our H2-2020 Cohort which will commence on 21 September 2020. We recommend completing your application in a timely manner as interviews will be taking place from 24 August 2020. There are usually several people who apply for each Chapter, so we take into consideration how long it took you to complete your application.

  1. Request to be an applicant by registering and filling in the Application Form
  2. You will then be sent an email with next steps
  3. Complete all 7 of the steps
  4. Once completed, we will reach out to you to arrange a video conference interview via (interview emails will be sent from 24 August 2020)
  5. If your Application and Video Interview are successful, you will be notified that you have been accepted onto the Cohort with your official training and classes for your Chapter Directorship beginning on 21 September 2020. If your Application is denied, we’ll let you know.




Startup Grind Classic (SG) Chapter: 

Build a robust startup community by leading monthly Startup Grind events in your metro area


Startup Grind X (SGx) Chapter: 

Perfect for smaller cities (population less than ~300k) who have a blossoming startup vibe


Startup Grind U (SGu) Chapter: 

Spark the startup community at your university all throughout the semester


Read more about them: we’ll help determine which chapter type applies to you during the application process.


Please GO HERE so that you can start the process. #LetsDoThis!