Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. It is powered by Google for Entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in 250 cities and 100 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies.
Startup Grind is a connected online and offline network of vibrant startup communities to help fuel innovation, economic growth and prosperity at the local level. While Startup Grind was founded in Palo Alto, California, our extended network of Startup Grind chapters are located around the world. Start a Chapter in your city or school!
We believe in making friends, not contacts. We believe in giving, not taking. We believe in helping others before helping yourself. We are truly passionate about helping founders, entrepreneurs and startups succeed. We intend to make their startup journey less lonely, more connected and more memorable.
Shahar Matorin has been involved in Israeli High-Tech, Internet and Digital industry since 1999, Founded InteGreat 2008. With a group of professional experts, Shahar can lead entrepreneurs from an idea to Worldwide Product Marketing.
From 2013 Shahar represent Israel in Startup Grind and become a hub to the Israeli Startup ecosystem,
Results driven person with a passionate of helping others. besides of startup grind I serve as VP sales, Marketing and BD @ a 1500 employees company providing professional IT services and solutions worldwide ( www.matrix-global.net ). vast experience in the B2B market both with enterprises and startups. with hundreds of hours spending with Vc's, Investors, founders and entrepreneurs I can probably help with some tips around product fit, go to market and making some shortcuts in an early stage entrepreneur long way. “Believe you can and you are halfway there” (Theodore Roosevelt).
In September Startup Grind Tel Aviv hosted Eyal and Maya Gura as part of our monthlymeetups featuring successful enqueuers and investors. The power couple sold 3 startups (TheGift Project, PicApp &amp; PicScout) in a single year.
Each month, Startup Grind hosts an event in Tel Aviv featuring a successful entrepreneur or investor. In January, we hosted Yanki Margalit at the new WeWork HaZerem. Yanki broke into the Israeli tech scene at age 23 with his first company--Aladdin Knowledge Systems--an AI and hardware company that prevented illegal software copying. He also recently served as chairman of SpaceIL, a nonprofit organization that will land a spaceship on the moon by 2018. Yanki gave a presentation about the future and what drastic changes technology has in store for us.