About Sean Griffin

A serial entrepreneur from Silicon Valley turned entrepreneurial educator. Sean is the CEO and founder of StartUp Cup.

An artist with an entrepreneurial spirit, Sean is a pioneer of strategic thinking through graphic facilitation. Focused on solution based outcomes, he engages participants through the use of imagery, color and metaphor to inspire meaningful organizational change. Read more »

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    "The only boxes that exist are the ones you create yourself," says Sean Griffin.
    Learn creativity tools that will support individuals and groups to think different and discover the place where they can truly reach for their full potential. Watch the Video »

    Visual Thinking Pres.

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    The Think-A-Torium is an evolutionary step forward in the advancement of group forums and keynote presentations. By leveraging the power of large scale visuals, story, metaphor, and group wisdom, participants are inspired to think differently accelerating their understanding of the critical issues that are impacting their future goals and objectives. Read more »

    What Box?® The Seeker

    Sean's latest book in the What Box? series is now available for purchase online!

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    Case Study: Digital Clubhouse Network

    Chuck Castellano, the senior NASA official assigned to oversee the program, said: "The use of Graphic Facilitation creates an environment where people feel heard, are able to listen to one another, and, in the moment, see a work of art unfold which reflects a shared vision and strong sense of community which they have created together." Read full case study »
    The Collaboratorium is a non-traditional entrepreneurial resource center designed to provide discounted shared space, hands-on business coaching, education, networking, and access to the specific resources that will grow your business. Visit website »

    Three StartUp Cups Selected As Global Entrepreneurship Week Featured Events

    Global Entrepreneurship Week announced Three StartUp Cups as a featured event during its annual celebration of entrepreneurship. businesses and grow jobs. Through the StartUp Cup competition entrepreneurs learn how to create a viable business model and grow their business through a locally driven judging, coaching, and mentoring process. Read more »