Our Mission

Startup Stir is dedicated to empowering entrepreneurs. We host live events and online content to give innovators access to the tools, contacts and actionable advice they need to succeed.

We’re inspiring and educating a generation of emerging business leaders.

About Us

We're on a mission.

We're on a Mission

To Empower Entrepreneurs

Startup Stir was founded in January, 2014 to empower a community of promising entrepreneurs.

As a focal place for collaborative conversation, Startup Stir is a global community of entrepreneurs built by entrepreneurs.   We host live events and online content to give innovators access to the tools, contacts and actionable advice they need to succeed.  We’re inspiring and educating a generation of emerging business leaders.

How can we help you?

We're meeting entrepreneurs here, there, and everywhere.

  • Live event programming

    The hallmark of Startup Stir is our live, in-person networking and enrichment events. If we're in your town, come check us out.

  • A community of experts

    We're curating a special community of the best speakers, the best audience and the best partners entrepreneurship has to offer.

  • Awesome online content

    Cuddle up with a good blog post! We're assembling a library of thought leadership and entrepreneurial insights.

  • Sound, actionable advice

    We're not beating around the bush. We avoid hyperbole, hyper inflated valuations and one in a million stories. #Sh*tJustGotReal

Our Team


Aaron Radez
Founder & President

Daniel Acheampong
Board President

Deborah Heines
Board Member

Jessica Gioglio
Chapter Lead, London

Amie Watanabe
Chapter Lead, San Francisco

Position Vacant
Chapter Lead, Boston

Your Brand at Startup Stir

Startup Stir is a results-oriented, fiscally sponsored not-for-profit organization.  The success of our program depends on sponsor support.  We help them –

We've partnered with leading brands


Want to find out about sponsorship and programming opportunities?

Get Connected