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Once each month Venture Café hosts a mini-conference event focused one robust industry driving innovation in Rhode Island. These events bear our “Connect” branding. Check the individual conference pages for multiple ways to participate.

SHE Connects
September 26

Venture Café’s SHE Connects is taking place on September 26, 2019. SHE Connects recognizes female innovators and entrepreneurs. This special event seeks to bring together the brightest minds who are building, funding and innovating to solve the world’s toughest problems. Come prepared to not only hear the trendiest ideas and see the latest technologies but also to participate in celebrating female founders of Greater Providence.

FoodBev Connect
October 17

Venture Café’s FoodBev Connect will be October 17, 2019. FoodBev Connect will explore opportunities for collaboration and creation in PVD’s food scene. Join us for discussions on disrupting corporate influence on food as we discuss everything food from ideation to funding to issues with manufacturing. Come prepared to not only hear the best ideas and see the latest technologies but also to participate in building food & beverage innovation in Providence.

BlueTech Connect
November 7

The maritime economy is a significant economic driver in New England. Given the global and local importance of the ‘blue economy’, there is a tremendous opportunity to take the lead in innovating the oceans and waterfronts. Venture Café ‘s BlueTech Connect will bring technologists, scientists, startups, corporations and other ocean stakeholders to discuss building this new cluster by applying innovative tech like AI, robotics, sensors, AR / VR and others to improve ocean sustainability, coastal resiliency, and the urban coast’s environmental footprint.

Digital Health Connect
December 12

As a discipline, Digital Health is disrupting the medical landscape. Save the date for Venture Café’s Digital Health Connect on December 12 and learn how Rhode Island innovators are changing and shaping the field of medicine in the short term and long term. This event will feature the latest business, technology, and regulatory developments in drugs and therapeutics. Join experts, innovators, and investors for a dialogue about funding and successes in the sector.

FinTech Connect
January 23

Save the date for Venture Café’s FinTech Conference on January 23, 2020. This special ‘conference night’ event seeks to bring together the brightest minds who are building, funding, and innovating in the Greater Providence’s FinTech Community. Join us for the evening to examine the shifts happening in payments, blockchain, lending, robo-advisors, insurance tech, and real estate. Come prepared to not only hear the best ideas and see the latest technologies but also to participate in building FinTech innovation.