Rochester’s youngest business owners will be the focus of RYP’s 7th Annual Entrepreneurship Expo on Wednesday, November 8th from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the newly renovated Metropolitan Tower.
Similar to years past, we will be featuring 40+ entrepreneurs, startups, small business owners, and non-profit leaders. This event is a wonderful opportunity to network & meet some of the most innovative and driven young entrepreneurs Rochester has to offer. Come learn about our local talent and connect with other young business owners and entrepreneurs!
The event is FREE to attend, where food/beverage will also be available.
Title Sponsor: RocGrowth
Sponsors: St. John Fisher College and Simon Business School, University of Rochester
In-Kind Sponsors: Gallina Development, Complemar, Entercom Rochester, High Tech Rochester, Innovative Solutions, and Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce
Every other day leading up to the expo we’ll be giving a shout out to a few of the exhibitors who attendees can expect to see at participants at the event: Here are a few to start:
HypnosVR, LLC – “The VReal Estate service start up helps realtors and homebuyers save time and money by eliminating the need to visit every potential home. Our service includes a customized virtual tour, consisting of 360 images, navigation in and around the property and information hotspots.” http://www.hypnosvirtualreality.com/
Guglielmo’s Marinara Sauce – “Gourmet line of homemade pasta sauces made in Rochester, N.Y., (recipe born in Conneaut, Ohio). “For You, Grandpa” *1st Place at Park Ave Fest 2015* . http://www.guglielmosauce.com/
The Avanti Entrepreneur Podcast & Radio Show – “Lessons learned in The Avanti Entrepreneur Podcast can help you grow your business so that it provides a good life for you, your family, and your employees” . http://avantientrepreneurgroup.com/
Hive Refrigeration -“The Hive is an innovative way to store food on campus or at work using personal sized refrigeration compartments. We wish to expand the possibilities of having your food on hand yet secured, by providing you the convenience of home with no hassle” . They have been presented an opportunity to demo and pitch at Startup Grind in Silicon Valley in February. https://www.hiveuniversity.com/
Gil Vargas Men’s Barbershop – Gil Vargas Men’s Barber Shop
“Gil Vargas Men’s Barbershop is in Rochester, a boutique barbershop that offers men’s haircuts and hairstyling by professionally licensed NYS Barbers. Our barber team is trained to provide precision clipper, scissor and razor techniques for the men of Rochester, NY” https://www.gilvargasiii.com/
Prepared Meals of Rochester – Prepared Meals of Rochester
Serving Rochester NY. Healthy Portioned Meals. One Week Meal Plan $70. We deliver to you. Message us to order” https://www.preparedmealsofrochester.com/
Black Button Distilling – Black Button Distilling
“My distillery pays homage to my grandfather and the world he knew – where real men worked hard and drank real pot distilled whiskey. My name is Jason Barrett, I started my craft distillery at 24 years old, and I love distilling” https://www.blackbuttondistilling.com/
GGY Sports Fitness Motivation – GGY Sports Fitness Motivation
“Our brand is about more than personal training and fitness. We are a motivational culture who is passionately committed to bettering lifestyles incrementally for tomorrow, today.” http://www.ggymotivation.com/
Veras – “Fake News Radar”
“Veras is a website, mobile application, and browser extension where users work together to hold news organizations accountable. Cite sources and vote on other user’s citations to earn rewards”http://veras.co/
Pauleen anne Design – Pauleenanne Design
“Pauleenanne Design is a full-service event and marketing firm founded by Pauleen Vacca. Located in Rochester, NY, we aim to change the local market through our eye for design, client-centered approach, and passion for our industry. “ http://pauleenannedesign.com/
High Tech Rochester– High Tech Rochester Inc. -“High Tech Rochester helps tech startups and existing manufacturers grow their businesses through a variety of programs and mentoring opportunities. We also have incubator space in both Henrietta and downtown Rochester” https://htr.org/