Startup Grind

We are the world’s largest startup community. We host a lot of events. But more than that, Startup Grind is a community. We bring like-minded yet diverse individuals together to connect, learn, teach, help, build, and belong. We do this daily through our local events, flagship conferences, startup membership, partner membership, student and investor programs, and online media + content – collectively reaching over 3.5 million individuals worldwide.
Our mission

To give startups everywhere the education and opportunities they need to build, grow, and scale their companies.

We strive to help founders, entrepreneurs, and startups succeed, regardless of geographic location or socioeconomic circumstance.

Core values

“We believe in making friends, not contacts. We believe in giving first, not taking. We believe in helping others before helping yourself.”

What makes us different is our commitment to global citizenship, and our goal to lead by example in this space.


For 10 years, we’ve educated, supported, and connected entrepreneurs and startup teams through the best in-person experiences at thousands of local events and conferences. And now we’ve evolved our offerings to make sure Startup Grind meets you wherever you’re at – online or in-person – anywhere in the world. Enjoy supercharged community support with an exclusive virtual membership which includes access to high-quality resources, online experiences, and a curated network of the best companies in the world.

Your life is flexible, so are we: Thanks to our flexible working options, you can achieve the perfect work-life balance.

We offer our employees the opportunity to develop themselves both professionally and personally.

Our employees are our greatest in an attractive remuneration package for everyone.

Suggestion and Innovation award scheme to reward your best ideas.

Occupational health support and advice.

Mentors from different departments will support you through your first two years.


The are many open positions in our Chapter for smart people that perform with sponsor accounting, videoeditting, community management and more.

Another big opportunity is to Running a Startup Grind Chapter in your city or university. It  can be one of the most rewarding experiences in your personal and professional career.


Did you finished college and do you want to start off on the right foot? We have exciting opportunities for recent graduates and international graduates.


Are you looking to find a technical or commercial internship, complete a thesis or take on a position as a working student? We would be happy to support you as best we can.

Our team shares stories and celebrates personal milestones in our team meetings because we believe that open conversations are the key to unlocking the strength of diverse teams.

This allows us to continually practice cultivating and preserving a culture of inclusion that feels safe for everyone. It also inspires us to think differently, and challenge our own assumptions and biases. We embrace open conversations on diversity, equity, and inclusion because they allow our community to evolve and continually move forward.


Contact person

Andrea Povelato

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