Global Grind is a unique combination of community and content, bringing usersâ€™ information and content relevant to their specific interests. It is similar to Yahoo's MyYahoo, Google's iGoogle, Pageflakes and Netvibes personal start pages. It is dedicated to Hip Hop culture and is aimed at the twenty four million people between the ages of 19-34, from a range of nationalities, ethnic groups and religions that make-up the hip-hop community. Their collective spending power is $500 billion annually in the U.S. alone.
Global Grind was founded by Navarrow Wright, former CTO of BET (Black Entertainment Television), Osman Eralp and Richard Slomovitz. With funding from Accel Partners, a leading Silicon Valley venture capital firm, and Russell Simmons. The site currently receives 144,000 monthly unique visitors.
Global Grind Digital, Inc.
50 Broadway Suite 1008 10th Floor
New York, NY 10004
Founder, President & CEO: Navarrow Wright
Managing Editor: Kweli Wright
VP of Product Management: Vivian Llodra
VP of Engineering: Bill Robertson
Director of Advertising Sales: Gerard Brewster
Director of Business Development: Andrea Gouw
Marketing Coordinator: Erica Hall
Founder and President: Preston Bailey
Fiscal Year-End: n/a
Sales (mil.): n/a
Company Type: Private