Food & Ag Networking Night

Oct 17, 2023, 10:00 PM – Oct 18, 2023, 12:30 AM


Branca Midtown, 280 East Broad Street, Rochester, 14604

Join Startup Grind and Grow-NY as we join together for a night of networking!

In-person event


About this event

Startup Grind and Grow-NY are coming together to celebrate our vibrant community of Food & Agriculture entrepreneurs!

Drink tickets are limited, so act fast and reserve your spot! All attendees that register with the "Drink Ticket" RSVP before they are gone will receive a drink ticket at check in. All others will have access to full cash bar as normal.

Check out what happened



October 17 – 18, 2023
10:00 PM – 12:30 AM UTC


  • Michael Thaney

    Startup Grind


  • Joshua Batres


    Community Outreach Lead

  • Dustin Doucette

    Upstate Venture Connect

    Director of Operations

  • Carolyn Spencer


    Founder Relations

  • Ananth Prajval Tallavajhula


    Community Manager

  • Eric Leinberg

    InfoPreserve Inc.

    Founder @ InfoPreserve

  • Nate Thomas


Global sponsor

Dell Technologies logo

Dell Technologies


Grow-NY logo


About Startup Grind

This is Startup Grind. We are the world’s largest startup community.

Our Mission

To give startups everywhere the education and opportunities they need to build, grow, and scale their companies.

Our Values

We believe in making friends, not contacts. We believe in giving first, not taking. We believe in helping others before helping yourself.

Tools & Discounts for Startups

Take advantage of resources and offers provided by organizations we know and love, designed to help you navigate the startup journey.

Global Conference

Our annual flagship event in Silicon Valley brings together thousands of startup teams, investors and organizations from all over the world.

Join the Startup Membership

This membership gives you free access to networking, events, mentorship, office hours, and other exclusive opportunities curated by Startup Grind HQ.