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What is the Conductor Mentor Network?

Startup Grind is the largest independent startup community, actively educating, inspiring, and connecting 400,000 founders in over 200 cities. We nurture startup ecosystems in 85 countries through events, media and partnerships with organizations like 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 has now hosted 2,000 fireside chats since its founding in 2010. To date, Startup Grind has helped millions of entrepreneurs find mentorship, connect to partners and hires, pursue funding, and reach new users.

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Upcoming Startup Grind Events

 

Startup Grind Highlights

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On June 20, 2017 Startup Grind Arkansas hosts Christina Munoz Madsen. Kim Lane hosted a fireside chat where Christina answered questions regarding here journey through the news industry to a marketing career at UCA.

You will not be successful if you are handcuffed by what someone thinks of you.
— Christina Munoz Madsen
 

During Global Entrepreneurship Week 2017, Kim Lane and the Conductor hosted Amy Fecher at Startup Grind. Amy Fecher Executive Vice President of Operations at the Arkansas Economic Development Commission. She works side by side with the governor to  improve regional economic opportunity.

Be fearless in all that you do.
— Amy Fecher
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Conway Mayor Bart Castleberry sat down with Kim Lane at Startup Grind on December 14, 2017 to discuss his successful career path. From Fire Chief to Mayor, Bart has always focused on his honesty and relationships, and he showed that as he spoke on the future of Conway.

Always, always be honest with your answers. Once someone thinks you are not an honest person — that is something you cannot shake.
— Bart Castleberry
 

Startup Grind Videos

Did you miss a Startup Grind? No worries! Every Startup Grind we host is recorded. Click the button to find the video you missed and watch it now!

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Past Startup Grind Events