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The Public Lounge at District Hall Providence is open to the public weekdays from 9:00am – 5:00pm as a free, drop-in workspace. Follow us online at #pvdloungehours for updates if it’s closed for a private event or holiday. Questions? Email info@districthallprovidence.org.

Oct
17
Thu
Food/Bev Connect @ Venture Cafe Providence
Oct 17 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Food/Bev Connect @ Venture Cafe Providence

Open Office Hours | 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Connecting emerging entrepreneurs and startups with industry and sector experts for 30 minutes of free advising. Below are this week’s advisors:

Erica Guatieri – CPA providing finance, tax consulting, compliance and planning expertise
Seth Milman – Experienced intellectual property attorney helping businesses develop, monetize, and assert their IP

David Hirschman – Providence-based entrepreneur with a deep knowledge of media, local marketing & tech, and events

FoodBev Connect | 5:00 PM – 8:30 PM

FoodBev Connect celebrates the vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem of food businesses in the region. This mini conference focuses on a range of topics and innovations impacting the food sector including food access, product development, plant-based alternatives, and co-manufacturing.

 

Oct
31
Thu
Café Night: Design Thinking, ‘Solo-preneurs’, Office Hours, and Halloween! @ Venture Cafe Providence
Oct 31 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Café Night: Design Thinking, 'Solo-preneurs', Office Hours, and Halloween! @ Venture Cafe Providence

Each week we bring together a diverse community including entrepreneurs, industry leaders, small businesses, and researchers to share new ideas, learn from one another, and launch new ventures. RSVP!

Open Office Hours | 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM (Café Lounge)

Connecting emerging entrepreneurs and startups with industry and sector experts for 30 minutes of free advising. This week features experts in finance, marketing, and strategy. 

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM :: Daniel Gertrudes – Entrepreneur with expertise in finance & business development.

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM :: Scott Asadorian – Leadership, marketing, culture, and strategy.

“Business Coaching for Solo-preneurs” | 5:35 PM – 6:25 PM (Sachuest)

Many solo-preneurs struggle with overwhelm, anxiety and isolation, and having clear, manageable priorities creates focus so you can grow your business, and generate meaningful revenue as quickly as possible. You’ll learn the top three vital areas to focus on in the first year, and come away with actionable insights and tactics to help you see results in your business. Led by Victoria Dew | @dewpoint_comms

“Dying Design: Tapping into your creative Zombie” A Design Thinking Workshop | 6:35 PM – 7:25 PM

In this interactive Community Talk, we will catalyze design thinking methodologies to generate new approaches and ideas to some of the region’s most pressing challenges, often left for dead. Facilitated by Allison Ingalsbe | allisoningalsbe.com/

RSVP!

Nov
21
Thu
Café Night: Speech Training, Resource Tables, Office Hours, and more
Nov 21 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Café Night: Speech Training, Resource Tables, Office Hours, and more

Each week we bring together a diverse community including entrepreneurs, industry leaders, small businesses, and researchers to share new ideas, learn from one another, and launch new ventures. RSVP!

Open Office Hours | 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Connecting emerging entrepreneurs and startups with industry and sector experts for 30 minutes of free advising. Below are this week’s advisors:

Erica Guatieri – CPA providing finance, tax consulting, compliance and planning expertise
Seth Milman – Experienced intellectual property attorney helping businesses develop, monetize, and assert their IP
James Kwon – Storyteller & Business Strategist, growth-hacking companies to realize their full potential

Resource Tables | 5:00 – 7:30 PM

“What can public speakers learn from stage performers?” | 5:40 – 6:30 PM

In this interactive workshop we’ll polish your delivery skills to help you look and stay cool under pressure – even when you’re not, use your voice to keep your audience tuned in and turned on, and clarify intention to create influence and build trust. Led by Kara Lund. @SpeechRev

“Emerging Therapeutic Innovations Utilizing the Microbiome” | 6:40 – 7:30 PM

Jay Round, Entrepreneur in Residence at RI Bio, leads a discussion on how scientists are utilizing microbiomic therapies to advance innovations and solutions for IBD. Featuring presentations from emerging researchers.

RSVP!