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 200 cities and 85 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.
Student entrepreneur at UNC-Chapel Hill. Born and raised in Baltimore, Md. with family ties in Idaho. Passionate about building brands through digital strategies, the economics of digital media, and sport business.
Life as a college student is unlike anything else: one day you may feel like you’re vacationing at an all-inclusive resort, while the next day may be a whirlwind of stress and chaos caused by a perfect storm of schoolwork, homesickness, relationship drama, and anxiety about the future.