Startup Grind Inducts 20 Innovative Companies Into 2018 Europe Conference Class of Startups Program

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Our class of startups have incredible talent, potential, disruptive technology, and opportunistic markets. In working with them, our goal is to help get these Startups to that next level of innovation, strategic intent, and growth. With the exposure of the exhibition and the mentors/resources we are

Startup Grind today announced the induction of 20 Companies to the 2018 Class of Startups. The Startup Program recognizes the top 20 companies hand-picked from 100 cities in Europe, Asia and Africa. Startup Grind’s Startup Program companies are an elite group of companies whose founders range from former Googlers to Professors of Economics. These companies hail from as close as the UK, and Italy and as far away as Tanzania, Sri Lanka, Germany and Uruguay.

The latest Startup Program class represents an exclusive class of pre-seed and seed stage companies. Consideration included several thousand startups. Of these, 50 were selected to represent the Startup Grind community across 80 countries. From those, the top 20 were inducted into the London Startup Program for 2018 (see attached list).

In describing why these startups were selected and what the program is intended to achieve, Derek Andersen, Founder and CEO of Startup Grind, explained, “Our class of startups have incredible talent, potential, disruptive technology, and opportunistic markets. In working with them, our goal is to help get these Startups to that next level of innovation, strategic intent, and growth. With the exposure of the exhibition and the mentors/resources we are providing, we believe these Startups will gain the growth they are looking for to be on their way in their businesses and networks.”

Participating in this elite program yields numerous benefits. The startups class of London 2018 has access to mentors, investors, and other resources within Startup Grind’s expansive network. They will have access to the company’s global audience through media and onsite interaction at the annual Startup Grind Europe Conference. Our next event will be held February 11 - 13, 2019 in Redwood City, California.

The program originally started out of a perceived gap in the amount and type of available assistance startups could access. According to Andersen, “Not many accelerators and incubators were providing the level of support necessary to propel startups to their next stage. This program has been a way to extend our network of global resources to these innovative companies so they can tap into specific tools, knowledge, experience, and guidance that they were missing.”

For more information about those in this year’s Europe Class of Startups Programs, please visit here.

About Startup Grind
Startup Grind is the largest independent startup community, actively educating, inspiring, and connecting 1,000,000 entrepreneurs in over 350 cities. We nurture startup ecosystems in 120 countries through events, media, and partnerships with organizations such as Google for Entrepreneurs. The cornerstone of our global community, are monthly events featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Founded in Silicon Valley, Startup Grind hosted 7000 firesides in 2017 and we have passed that goal already in 2018. To date, Startup Grind has helped millions of entrepreneurs find mentorship, connect to partners and hires, pursue funding, and reach new users.
Learn more at https://www.StartupGrind.com.

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Startup Grind
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