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Help us make Genesee Valley the next Silicon Valley!

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, AWS and Global Silicon Valley. 

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.

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2024年7月4日

In-Person Event (Free)

First Thursdays Creative Collisions with RocGrowth and Startup Grind

Community collaboration and creative collisions are critical ingredients for a thriving and innovative community, join us for a meetup with anyone who identifies as an entrepreneur, creative, community supporter, mentor, advisor, connectors, and more!

2024年8月1日

In-Person Event (Free)

First Thursdays Creative Collisions with RocGrowth and Startup Grind

Community collaboration and creative collisions are critical ingredients for a thriving and innovative community, join us for a meetup with anyone who identifies as an entrepreneur, creative, community supporter, mentor, advisor, connectors, and more!

2024年9月5日

In-Person Event (Free)

First Thursdays Creative Collisions with RocGrowth and Startup Grind

Community collaboration and creative collisions are critical ingredients for a thriving and innovative community, join us for a meetup with anyone who identifies as an entrepreneur, creative, community supporter, mentor, advisor, connectors, and more!

2024年10月3日

In-Person Event (Free)

First Thursdays Creative Collisions with RocGrowth and Startup Grind

Community collaboration and creative collisions are critical ingredients for a thriving and innovative community, join us for a meetup with anyone who identifies as an entrepreneur, creative, community supporter, mentor, advisor, connectors, and more!

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Organizers

Michael Thaney

Director
Startup Grind

Joshua Batres

Community Outreach Lead
CivicPulse

Dustin Doucette

Director of Operations
Upstate Venture Connect

Carolyn Spencer

Founder Relations
CoPivot

Ananth Prajval Tallavajhula

Community Manager
SchoolQuizz

Eric Leinberg

Founder @ InfoPreserve
InfoPreserve Inc.

Nate Thomas

Advisor

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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.

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

Past events

In-Person Event

Pitch In - June SBDC Brockport Edition

In-Person Event (Free)

First Thursdays Creative Collisions with RocGrowth and Startup Grind

In-Person Event

Pitch In - May

In-Person Event

Launch NY & Startup Grind Rochester Mixer

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