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Rhode Island Business Competition Kick Off @ District Hall Providence
Sep 23 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Live from District Hall Providence!

About this event

Welcome to Venture Café Providence Thursday Gathering

5:00 – 7:00 PM: Rhode Island Business Competition Kick Off

Join the Rhode Island Business Competition board, team, and former winners to learn about the competition. Former competitors will share their experiences and progress since participating.

The Rhode Island Business Competition aims to create and foster growth companies in Rhode Island that will increase local employment. It’s all about helping emerging entrepreneurs achieve their dreams.

Established in 2000, the Rhode Island Business Competition is supported by a broad range of sponsors that include private businesses, investors, foundations, colleges and universities, public entities, nonprofit organizations, and former competitors. Today, it is the leading community-supported business plan competition in the Northeast.

The Competition encourages plans for new businesses, as well as from early stage companies. An early stage, or seed stage, company typically is at the inventor stage where there is an idea, a concept, or even a product, but little or no income has been generated yet. See complete rules or apply online.

The Rhode Island Business Competition is supported by its sponsors and organized by co-chairs Peggy Farrell, partner with Hinckley Allen, and Anthony Mangiarelli, partner with KLR.

Hosted By Venture Café Providence

District Hall Providence is activated by Innovation Studio. We are a public home for innovators and entrepreneurs, bringing people together to collaborate through programs, spaces, and other resources. We offer a free public workspace where entrepreneurs can collaborate and work. In addition, we rent out event and meeting space.

Innovation Is For Everyone Fund

Our mission is to make Innovation a possibility for everyone by providing free, open, and inclusive programming. By investing in Innovation is for Everyone, you are investing in the future. Your support enables Innovation Studio to offer free mentoring, programs, training, resources, and space to entrepreneurs and innovation within our communities.

Support our mission by contributing to “Innovation is for Everyone” HERE

**Since Innovation Studio is a 501c3 non-profit organization, your gift is deductible to the extent allowed by the law.

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