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Startup Grind is a global startup community, actively educating, inspiring and connecting 3.5 million entrepreneurs in more than 525 cities. Founded in Silicon Valley, we nurture startup ecosystems in 125 countries through local and international events and partnerships with organizations like Google for Startups. Our values are what set us apart. We believe in making friends not contacts, in giving not taking, and helping others before helping ourselves. These values are what continue to drive us in Rochester, and so many people around the world. Help us make Genesee Valley the next Silicon Valley!

Upcoming Events

Feb. 13, 2020

ROC The Room "Foodie" Pitch Night Competition @NextCorps Jan 16th 6:30pm-8:30pm

Panel Discussion

Come watch some aspiring Rochesterian entrepreneurs pitch their hearts out at our 3rd ever PITCH! Night @ NextCorps, in partnership with Wefunder and StartupGrind Rochester. We are currently looking for teams in the Rochester, NY/Upstate area to showcase their food ideas and companies to some amazing ecosystem builders and investors. This is an event you should not miss! See the event description.

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Feb. 20, 2020

Fireside Chat with Joe Trapp (CEO of Third Estate Ventures)

Fireside Chat

Join us on November 19th @ 6pm at Black Button Distillery. We'll be hosting Joe Trapp, CEO of Third Estate Ventures.

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Past Events

ROC The Room "Community" Pitch Night Competition @NextCorps Jan 16th 6:30pm-8:30pm

ROC The Room "Community" Pitch Night Competition @NextCorps Jan 16th 6:30pm-8:30pm

Spill some coffee on your resume and beat the ATS

Spill some coffee on your resume and beat the ATS

Roc Foodpreneurs: Idea to Validation

Roc Foodpreneurs: Idea to Validation

Pitch Night @ NextCorps

Pitch Night @ NextCorps

S'mores, Bonfires and Blankets - featuring Wefunder Venture Partners

S'mores, Bonfires and Blankets - featuring Wefunder Venture Partners

Marketing With Snapchat

Marketing With Snapchat

Women in Venture Capital

Women in Venture Capital

Payble Beta Launch Party

Payble Beta Launch Party

Ecosystem Building with Richard Glaser, Calvin Eaton and Thea Vinereanu

Ecosystem Building with Richard Glaser, Calvin Eaton and Thea Vinereanu

We are hosting Patrick Bosek (Co-founder of Jorsek.com)

We are hosting Patrick Bosek (Co-founder of Jorsek.com)

Organizers

Michael Thaney

Michael Thaney

Startup Grind

Director
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Chad Krohn

Marketing Lead
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Yasmin Mattox

Yasmin Mattox

Arkatecht

CEO
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Adolf Akuffo-Afful

Adolf Akuffo-Afful

Valley 2 Valley

Venture Partner