Growth for Scaleups and Enterprise with a focus on Brand, Partnerships, and Community Building.


Chris Joannou is the General Manager ANZ for Startup Grind (powered by Google for Entrepreneurs) inspiring, educating, and connecting 1,500,000+ entrepreneurs, in 450 cities in 120 countries around the world.

He Founded and Scaled the Startup Grind Australian / New Zealand operation from 0 to 28,000+ members, establishing the brand and forging partnerships with the ASX, NAB, Deloitte, Slack, Salesforce, Zendesk, Alibaba, and MYOB (amongst many others).

His passion lies in building brands, advising startups and scaling communities.


Chris Joannou has designed and developed products for:

Chris Joannou has partnered with THE WORLD'S LEADING INNOVATORS INCLUDING:

He has been instrumental to our growth and success in APAC
— Derek Andersen (Founder of Startup GRIND)


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