Startup Grind Lansing aims to give entrepreneurs a boost

Jan 20, 2015

Michael Labriola of Digital Primates is Startup Grind Lansing's first speaker this week.

A national organization designed to inspire and educate entrepreneurs is coming to Lansing. It’s called Startup Grind. The Lansing Startup Grind will hold its first meeting on Thursday night. Startup Grind was formed in 2010 and has grown to 150 cities in 65 countries.

Startup Grind Lansing’s first meeting is on Thursday at 6 p.m. at the East Lansing Technology Innovation Center on East Grand River Avenue.

Current State speaks with David Smith, director of Lansing’s new Startup Grind, and  the Lansing group’s first speaker, Michael Labriola. He’s the founder and senior consultant with a consulting firm called Digital Primates, based in the Chicago area.