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Startup Grind with Rocco from Rocco’s Tacos

on August 29, 2016 / by Daniel Lofaso ,

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This Tuesday, August 30th at 6:00pm join us for an evening with Rocco Mangel of Rocco’s Tacos & Tequila Bar at The Fieldhouse at Old School Square.


About Startup Grind

Startup Grind is the largest independent startup community, actively educating, inspiring, and connecting 400,000 founders in over 200 cities. It nurtures startup ecosystems in 85 countries through events, media, and partnerships with organizations like Google for Entrepreneurs. The cornerstone of their global community is monthly events featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Founded in Silicon Valley, Startup Grind has now hosted 2,000 fireside chats since its founding in 2010. To date, Startup Grind has helped millions of entrepreneurs find mentorship, connect to partners and hires, pursue funding, and reach new users.

About Rocco Mangel

Rocco Mangel

Famous for tacos and tequila, Rocco of Rocco’s Tacos will be joining us to talk about his entrepreneurial journey with the restaurant, how he became a successful restauranteur, and why he rocks white shoes when he pours free rounds of tequila to the delight of his patrons. Rocco is also highly philanthropic, having contributed $100s of thousands in fundraising to Susan G. Komen for the Cure as well as ALS Association; Leukemia/Lymphoma Society; YMCA’s Polo for Pedro fundraiser; Vanilla Ice’s Toys for Tots fundraiser; Habitat for Humanity; Genesis Work Dogs; Tri-County Humane Society; March of Dimes; Palm Beach Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and other organizations.

Rocco currently has restaurants in six cities across south and central Florida as well as Brokklyn, New York.

Your Host

Startup Grind is all about making friends, helping others before you help yourself, and giving, not taking. To help facilitate this vision and lead the conversation is Palm Beach County’s very own A.J. Ripin, the Director of Startup Grind Palm Beach and a Serial Entrepreneur, Strategic Thinker, Runner, Technologist, Craft Beer Enthusiast, and Boston Red Sox Fanatic.


Date and Time
August 30, 2016
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

The Fieldhouse at Old School Square
51 N Swinton Ave
Delray Beach, 33444

6:00 pm Networking
6:30 pm Fireside Chat
7:15 pm Audience Q&A
7:30 pm Wrap Up & After Party



Startup Grind with Rocco from Rocco’s Tacos