RocGrowth Candids features regional entrepreneurs and innovators who share their personal stories and describe their journey building successful organizations that have a meaningful impact upon our community.
WHEN: Friday, August 18th, 2023 8:00 to 9:30 a.m.WHERE: Bantam, The Metropolitan, 1 S. Clinton Ave. (Downtown ROC) What is RocGrowth Coffee?It is an informal morning event that facilitates Creative Collisions among innovators and entrepreneurs who represent the New Rochester. We provide the coffee and set the table for meaningful conversations. […]
WHEN: Thursday, September 7th, 2023 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.WHERE: Roc Brewing, 56 S Union Stree (Downtown ROC) Community collaboration and creative collisions are critical ingredients for a thriving and innovative community. Join RocGrowth and StartUp Grind every First Thursday as we invite everyone who identifies as a startup entrepreneur, creative or supporter (mentor, […]
The Strong Museum of Play and Its Impact Upon RochesterSteve Dubnik – President and CEO In recognition of relaxed pandemic protocols RocGrowth Candids is joyfully resuming its in-person event, providing a virtual participation option. We feature regional entrepreneurs and innovators who share their personal stories and describe their journey building successful organizations that have […]
Join us for a discussion with Mike Colyer, CEO of Foundry. Foundry was created to meet the institutional demand for better capital access, efficiency and transparency in the digital asset mining and staking industry. Headquartered in Rochester, NY, Foundry leverages its institutional expertise, capital and market intelligence to empower participants within the crypto ecosystem by […]
A discussion with Peter Jemison, Seneca Nation ( Heron Clan), founder of the Seneca Art & Cultural Center and former site manager of Ganondagan, and Erica Mock, Executive Director of the Frederick Douglass Family Initiative (FDFI). The Finger Lakes was home to the Haudenosaunee Confederacy centuries before the arrival of Europeans. Peter is the visionary behind […]
RocGrowth Community A discussion with historian, Laura Warren Hill, and business leader, Tom Mitchell. Dr. Hill recently published Strike the Hammer: The Black Freedom Struggle in Rochester, New York, 1940-1970 and Mr. Mitchell is the former-CEO of Bergmann Associates and co-founder of Exploring Racism Groups (ERG). Dr. Hill spent 12 years researching three pivotal decades of Rochester’s history, revealing […]
RocGrowth is throwing a celebration at The Penthouse We invite you to celebrate with us. It’s Spring! We prevailed through a pandemic and continued our efforts to make Rochester a better community. COVID remains present but feels contained. All are welcome. Masks and vaccines are welcomed but not required.These are […]