Information about startup activities in Tbilisi, Georgia, and beyond
About Startup Grind
Startup Grind is a global network with chapters in over 300 cities and 120 countries, with 1,000,000 participants. It is the largest startup organization in the world. The world headquarters are in Redwood City, Silicon Valley US where the Startup Grind Global is held annually, drawing 7000+.
One Georgian company, VREX Immersive, placed in top 50 of 7000 companies that applied for the startup showcase.
We also met with Georgians living in the US such as Zaza Pachulia, George Arison and Nicholas Zaldestani. Strong connections were made and some participants have seen direct outcomes from these relationships.
2. Startup Grind Europe
For June 2018 Enterprise Georgia sponsors a booth at Startup Grind Europe in London. This will highlight Georgian startups.
Georgia will be a highly visible “country sponsor” for Startup Grind Europe and will be showcased in the Startup Nations event on the 14th and part of a VIP reception.
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3. Regional Startup Grind in Georgia?
While Silicon Valley and London have regional/global events it is also open for new countries to apply. Georgian Ventures, Startup Grind Tbilisi chapter and GITA have been working hard to realize this possibility for 2019. If partnerships are sufficient this should be a first-of-its-kind 1000 person international startup convening in Georgia.
Startup Grind is an international network of startup events, from local city chapters to the Startup Grind Global which includes over 7000 participants.
Tamar Menteshashvili is a PhD candidate at Shanghai Jiao Tong University with main focus on Blockchain technology and Fintech industry. She started researching Distributed Technologies in 2014 and since has been an active member of the Blockchain and Crypto industry. She obtained the University of Edinburgh LLM degree in Banking Law and Finance and Free …