OUR MISSION

CREATING OPPORTUNITIES & TRANSFORMING THE WAY ATHLETES PRACTICE FOREVER. 


WHY DOES GRIND EXIST

WE ARE DETERMINED TO BRIDGE THE EDUCATIONAL GAP BETWEEN LOW-INCOME COMMUNITIES AND TECHNOLOGY. WE INTRODUCE TECHNOLOGY TO ASPIRING ATHLETES AND AT RISK YOUTH THAT HAVE NEVER HEARD OF: 3D PRINTING, PROGRAMMING, ENGINEERING, & ENTREPRENEURSHIP. WE ARE TAKING ON THE CHALLENGE TO CREATE A DESIGN DRIVEN APPROACH TO BUILDING OUR COMMUNITIES.


OUR VALUES

RESILIENCE

HAVING THE TOUGHNESS TO WITHSTAND ANY ADVERSITY LIFE THROWS AT YOU. 

COURAGE

HAVING THE COURAGE TO BUILD A GREAT COMPANY AND CHANGE THE WORLD. 

INSPIRATION

AUTHENTICITY ENCOURAGES AND MOTIVATES THOSE AROUND YOU. INSPIRE WITH ACTION.

PASSION

LOVE THE WORK YOU DO. THE BEST WORK COMES FROM YOUR HEART AND WE BELIEVE PASSION BREEDS GREATNESS. 

TEAMWORK

BUILDING A GREAT WORK PLACE FULL OF COLLABORATION, UNSELFISHNESS AND DETERMINATION.

EMPATHY

EMPATHIZING WITH OUR CUSTOMERS AND COMMUNITY TO DELIVER GREAT PRODUCTS THEY GENUINELY LOVE.

 

STAY UPDATED

Name *
Name
 

THE SQUAD

 
 

Thomas Fields

Founder & CEO

PrasadMurugesu

Manufacturing Lead

Jonathan Thai

Industrial Design

Mike Yim

Mechanical Engineering

 
 

ADVISORS

 

  ZAHID RAHMAN      

Financial Advisor

 

- Financial Analysis at Blinds.com

 

- Epochal Technologies

 

- MBA Duke University

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Financial Advisor

 

- CEO at Lawgix

 

- Harvard Business School

 

- Y-Combinator 

  ALVIN BRooks       

Product/Market Advisor

 

- Baylor University Men's Assistant Coach

 

- Kansas State Men's Assiatant Coach

 

HECTOR DOMINGUEZ

Social Impact Advisor

 

- CEO at Verdtek (Acquired)

 

- Co-founder of Digital Union

 

- IBM Business Executive


 
 
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M.I.T. Entreprenurial Success Initiative

University of Houston Technology Accelerator

Rice University Technology Accelerator