Pitch In - July

Jul 11, 9:30 PM – Jul 12, 12:00 AM


Unwine’d, 260 East Broad Street, Rochester, 14604

Grab a seat to join the monthly pitch-in and join us to socialize and make friends in the startup community of the Genessee Valley after Fourth of July.

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About this event

A Pitch In is an event where anyone can pitch their startup to the crowd and the crowd gives feedback. This event will focus on local startups looking for awareness and feedback.


5:30pm - Meet and greet

6:00pm - Pitches

6:45pm - Wine hour


Startup Pitch - 10 minutes

Open Q&A - 5 minutes


Jess Kent
Jess is currently gearing up for a Fulbright Research opportunity in Canada to study ADR models for divorce mediation abroad. More details on her startup to come!

Jesse Hughson, ClearPath Studio
A need for more intuitive yet highly structured data management systems is emerging as new human/computer interfaces such as AI, VR, and AR become more powerful and prevalent. ClearPath Studio is a proof of concept demonstrating a unique visual tool for creating and manipulating complex data structures that can be used to represent nearly anything.

Doug Kellermeyer, NextGig
NextGig is an organic lead-generation platform. I'll be discussing how it works and how you can leverage it to find your next opportunity faster.

Bhuvish Mehta, IntPal

IntPal - unifying the buying power of international students by being the platform for every question they have and every service they need.

Bob Enck, Peak Performance Analytics

Peak Performance Analytics provides coaches and athletes meaningful and understandable data visualizations that allow for optimization of training and recovery.


Want to present your startup or any interesting topic or do a fireside chat? Sign up to pitch in our next pitch in here

Your support helps our team run these events! Startup Grind Rochester is a volunteer-led community organization. We operate the Pitch In events free of charge, however, if you would like to support our community and help us grow please consider one of the paid ticket options! Thank you and we look forward to seeing you all soon!

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July 11 – 12, 2024
9:30 PM – 12:00 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


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