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Venture Café: Diversity In Commerce, Cleantech Open Town Hall, Project Management, and More…

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by Avi Mallinger
December 12, 2019
When:
February 27, 2020 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
2020-02-27T17:00:00-05:00
2020-02-27T20:00:00-05:00
Where:
District Hall 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

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

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM :: Roni Kabessa – Entrepreneur with 25 years experience in retail product development, design, brand development, logistics, processes, and systems.

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM :: Rosa Power – Creative thinker, passionate about branding to help startups implement unique strategies for growth.

“Project Management for the Trades” | 6:00 – 6:50 PM

Learn how industry professionals leverage common business tools and mobile applications to improve productivity, increase profits, and maintain competitive advantage against larger corporations. Topics include task management, resource management, scheduling, cost & pricing worksheets. Led by Maryann Mathews of the Multicultural Innovation Center.

Cleantech Open Town Hall | 5:40 – 6:30

Learn how Cleantech Open is improving the environment and supporting cleantech economy through innovation and entrepreneurship. Hear from Cleantech Open alumni other emerging startups as they give minute pitches. Sign up here for your chance to give a 1 minute pitch about your Cleantech venture!

“Importance of Diversity in Commerce” | 6:40 – 7:30 PM

Diversity in commerce bolsters the progression of entire communities by addressing often overlooked market opportunities while providing increased avenues for income and wealth generation. Come learn and discuss the importance of diversifying business ownership and the challenges to getting a minority-owned venture off the ground with Marcela Betancur (RWU Latino Policy Institute), Priscilla Edwards (Glow), and Prosper Ishimwe (RIBBA). Moderated by Amber Jackson (Black Leaf Tea and Culture Shop)

 

Beat the line! If this is your first time attending a Venture Café Providence event, you will need to create a Venture Café account. The best option is to create this account BEFORE you arrive to save precious time for making connections, hearing great talks, taking pictures, posting ideas, and noshing on some local eats.

Pre-registration link

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