Startup Grind is the largest independent startup community, actively educating, inspiring, and connecting 215,000 founders in over 200 cities. The group nurtures startup ecosystems in 85 countries through events, media, and partnerships with organizations like Google for Entrepreneurs. To date, Startup Grind has helped millions of entrepreneurs find mentorship, connect to partners and hires, pursue funding, and reach new users.
The Startup Grind Las Vegas chapter was started in 2013 by Michael Terpin. After a hiatus for part of 2015, the organizing team is excited to be back, and will host two events in June 2016. Both events will take place at Work In Progress.
“At Work In Progress we want to encourage entrepreneurs and startups of all levels to embrace a collaborative community for growth and learning. Events such as Startup Grind help nurture the entrepreneurship spirit and expand the startup culture throughout the Las Vegas valley,” said Tracy Castro from Work In Progress.
Mark S A Smith is an electrical engineer, author, speaker, and customer acquisition guru. He’s co-authored three books in the legendary Guerrilla Marketing series and 10 other business books. His clients are Fortune 500 high-tech firms and entrepreneurial companies that need to scale rapidly. His area of expertise is product launches and sales force development. And he loves to figure out how to get customers buying.
At the event on June 8, 2016, attendees will learn how to create systems that bring their offering to market. They will discover how to build a customer acquisition machine by considering what’s required, exploring how to build it, how to tune it, and how to scale it. More event information here.
On June 22, 2016 Startup Grind hosts Howard Love, an angel investor. The event begins at 6:00pm.
Howard Love is a life-long entrepreneur who has founded, co-founded, funded and managed startups for over 30 years. He has founded or co-founded over 15 businesses and invested in over 50 startups. He was born in Detroit in 1960, and attended Phillips Exeter Academy and Colgate University. His first book titled The J Curve for Start-Ups will be published in the fall of 2016. More event information here.