Pitch In - March - Women's History Month Edition

Mar 14, 9:30 PM – Mar 15, 12:00 AM

Great Lakes Gaming, 100 South Clinton Avenue, Rochester, 14604

Grab a seat to join the monthly pitch-in and a grab a slice of pizza, come join us to socialize and make friends in the startup community of the Genessee Valley during International Women's History Month.

In-person event
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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 - Cocktail hour


Startup Pitch - 10 minutes

Open Q&A - 5 minutes


A Place to Go
Rohini, Sabrina, Shreya
Winners of RIT's Women in Computing Hackathon (WiCHacks) 2024 for "Best Women and Gender Hack." A Place to Go is a mobile application that helps improve campus navigation and inclusivity by providing tailored support for gender minorities and women, offering easy access to gender-neutral restrooms and other safe spaces (resource centers, lactation rooms, low-sensory rooms, etc.).

Sarah and Bob

Sarah and Bob are working on solving operating room downtimes by streamlining the post-op clean and prep of each room, using a software platform for the necessary teams to plug in and know when they are “tagged” in. 

Aveisha and Kaveri
Aveisha and Kaveri are founders from the University of Rochester's Biomedical Engineering department. They are working on a device that assists with the removal of dura from the skull.


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!

Check out what happened



March 14 – 15, 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

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