RED BANK, NJ--(Marketwired - Jan 11, 2016) - The Devon Group, an award-winning public relations and marketing services firm, today announced its support of Startup Grind, the largest independent startup community. Through this sponsorship, The Devon Group demonstrates its continued commitment to help growing startups access the mentors, partners, investors, employees and other resources that can support their rapid growth.

"For almost 22 years, Devon has provided tech companies with the communications strategies and market expertise to steer successful launches, build credibility, grow their customer bases and reach the tops of their respective fields," said Jeanne Achille, founder and CEO of The Devon Group. "Recognizing that the most innovative ideas often come from the entrepreneur community, we are thrilled to support Startup Grind and help advance its mission to educate, inspire and connect entrepreneurs everywhere."

Since its launch in 2010, Startup Grind has helped millions of entrepreneurs connect with the people, ideas and partners that can grow their businesses. Each month, the organization mentors more than 170,000 individuals through various events, content and partnerships. Startup Grind hosts monthly events in more than 175 cities across 80 countries, featuring successful founders, innovators, educators and investors who share their stories, best practices and lessons learned from building successful companies.

Through its sponsorship, Devon will support Startup Grind's monthly events in New York City. Upcoming speakers and events include:

  • Tarek Pertew, co-founder and chief creative officer of Uncubed, will present at the Poppin Showroom on Wednesday, January 20.
  • Chet Kanojia, founder and CEO of Project Decibel, will present on Wednesday, February 17 at Pivotal Labs.
  • Gerard Adams, co-founder of Elite Daily, will present on Tuesday, March 1 at Pivotal Labs.

Additional information about Startup Grind can be found at:

About Startup Grind
Startup Grind is the largest independent startup community, actively educating, inspiring, and connecting 215,000 founders in over 185 cities. We nurture startup ecosystems in 70 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.

About The Devon Group
Headquartered in Red Bank, N.J., The Devon Group delivers expert public relations and marketing results to a wide variety of global B2B companies. For more than 20 years, Devon's team of senior PR, marketing and social media experts has helped countless technology providers and professional services organizations sharpen their messages, build their brands, reach new audiences and increase market performance. In addition to high client satisfaction and a stellar reputation, the company has won numerous awards for branding, feature stories and press releases, and local, national and global print and online media campaigns. For more information about The Devon Group's services, please visit