Resource Organizations

Many of the individuals working in shared space communities are entrepreneurs. We’re proud to collaborate with the organizations below to help support the startup community in Upstate NY. From community-building and networking to business growth resources, the organizations below can help you grow your business.

We often join the organizations below in event programming. See what kind of events are coming up!

Community Groups

BOSSY Rochester includes real, honest & raw networking and events for women business owners.

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Startup Grind Rochester offers education, opportunities and access to build, grow and scale your business.

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RocGrowth is a grassroots, volunteer organization that aims to identify, support and build community for the new generation of leaders in Rochester.

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PowHer Haven is a female-focused digital community for working women.

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MARL Startup Studio provides mentoring programs and investment to early-stage and pre-seed startups in the domains of engineering and tech in the Upstate New York area.

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High Vibe Cowork is a virtual community for entrepreneurs and startups looking for a supportive community.

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Rochester Women’s Network is a member-driven organization that strives to enhance the professional lives of our members by affording them opportunities to support, empower, and inspire each other through trusted business connections and authentic relationships.

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Resource Organizations

SCORE Mentors of Greater Rochester help small businesses start, grow, and succeed SCORE Mentors of Greater Rochester help small businesses start, grow, and succeed nationwide.

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Launch NY is a nonprofit venture development organization in Upstate New York. We provide pro bono mentoring and access to risk capital for high-growth startups.

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WeFunder is a crowdfunding service which connects startups with investors online. WeFunder uses a provision in the 2012 JOBS Act which allows unaccredited investors to purchase equity in early stage private companies.

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Upstate Venture Connect is an entrepreneur-led nonprofit helping to catalyze high-growth opportunities in Upstate NY.

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Upstate Capital is a robust membership network for private equity investors, M&A professionals, venture capital investors, CEOs and business owners, entrepreneurs and ecosystem support professionals.

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NextCorps is a non-profit helping innovative technology companies launch and grow.

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Monroe County Economic Development attracts economically sound commerce to the region by providing a range of incentives. They work to help create jobs and improve the quality of life for the residents of Monroe County.
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Sponsors

29 Design Studio is a creative agency for food, beverage and agriculture brands.

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Webster Properties is a property management company for residential buildings, commercial building, office spaces and vacation properties.

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GoFirestarter helps changemakers (we call them firestarters) bring business concepts to market, grow revenue, disrupt their industry, and often, just simply tell their story.

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Interested in Sponsoring or Offering Services to the Metro Community?

Underwrite an event series. Share your free program with the community. Promote your community. We can help! Get in touch and let’s talk about how we can work together to help support small businesses in Upstate NY.

Together is better.