Tony Colon of Fuego Coffee Roasters and Chris Spinelli of Roc Brewing Co. LLC. Both Tony and Chris are important contributors to the New Rochester. Witness how downtown is transforming before our eyes. Fuego’s craft coffee and cool vibe, along with Roc Brewing’s craft beer and stunning setting alongside the […]
Our next guest speaker is one of the more notable local success stories, Arunas Chesonis. Currently, Arunas and his colleagues operate an investment firm, Cranberry Capital, which provides hands-on support and funding to a portfolio of start-up companies. Arunas moved to Rochester upon graduating MIT to work for Rochester Telephone. […]
Jason Barrett of Black Button Distilling and Glenn Kellogg of Hart’s Local Grocers will share their personal stories and lessons learned on the paths to building their successful companies at the February RocGrowth Candids event.
Optics and Rochester’s Future: The Inside Perspective Vice President Biden recently visited Rochester to announce our region’s success competing for Federal funds to grow the optics manufacturing sector. This is only one of multiple initiatives that involve positioning Rochester to assume the global leadership position in a vast, cutting edge […]
Paul Travers, CEO and Founder of Vuzix, will be interviewed about creating a world leader in video eyewear technology. Founded in 1997, Vuzix develops and produces wearable display products for viewing video on the go. Products include the IWear Video Headphones which allow the wearer to have the ultimate experience […]
Jason Arena, Founder and CEO of Workinman Interactive will be interviewed about creating an entertainment-based content creation company that specializes in creating games for the youth market. Founded in 2006, Workinman focuses on creating unique gaming experiences by leveraging current technologies. The company uses social media to spread the word […]
Zach Stanley, Co-founder, of Star Fantasy Leagues, will be interviewed about establishing a leading daily, weekly, and season-long fantasy sports technology company headquartered in Rochester, NY. Founded in April 2012, Star Fantasy Leagues is known for its industry leading fantasy sports technology and its strong focus on legal and regulatory […]
Rich Rund, CEO, and Dan Welch, CFO, are Rochester-born software entrepreneurs, co-founders, and brothers-in-law. The Rund family has been a part of the Rochester dining scene for four generations and over 100 years. Rich and Dan launched a company in 2004 that now employs 75 people and serves the largest […]