An event for entrepreneurs, by the RI Coalition of Entrepreneurs.
Join us for a day of engaging panels on topics that will help you run your startup. Perfect for pre-revenue companies, early-stage ventures, and those with existing businesses.
Topics will explore:
- Legal and Accounting
- Design Thinking
- Dealing with Failure
Lunch and networking opportunities provided.
About this Event
Learn about the NE I-Corps @ Rhode Island program, part of the National Science Foundation initiative to help move innovations to market.
You’ll hear about this free, 3-week interactive program to help researchers and engineers learn the skills necessary to engage in informed product development and explore the potential applications of their new technologies. The program is offered by the URI Ventures and Venture Mentoring Service of RI.
Parking in the RI Convention Parking Lot, will be validated.
An event for entrepreneurs, by Venture Café Providence
Join URI Ventures on May 23 at South Street Landing in Providence and enjoy startup stories, start-up resources, an opportunity to give an open mic pitch, and local food and drink.
Come out to meet fellow entrepreneurs from the Greater Boston and Providence areas in our, “Startups’ Night Out: PVD Meets BOS” event. It will be a great opportunity to hear about the journeys and success of Featured entrepreneurs and make new connections.
AGENDA AT A GLANCE
- Introduction to Venture Café
- Featured Entrepreneurs’ Presentations (PVD + BOS)
- Open Mic Pitches
- Startup Resource Tables (aka Info Tables)
Hosted by Venture Café Providence, Funders Unplugged actually has the funders pitch entrepreneurs on the truth about funding your business. Speakers Ben DiScipio (Chief Strategy Officer, Fundopolis – Boston, MA), Fatiha Ainane (Lending Team Leader, Accion – Boston, MA) and David Martirano (Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Point Judith Capital (PJC) – Boston, MA) come from lending and venture capital firms, to discuss the types of funding available to startups and how to attain it.
CONNECT WITH FUNDERS
- Funders Reverse Pitch Presentations
- 1 on 1 Office Hours with Funding Organizations
- Networking with Funders
- Local Food and Beverage
All FREE of charge!
Register here: https://venturecafeprovidence.org/meetfunders/
NE I-Corps is partnering with URI Ventures and Venture Mentoring Service of RI to offer NE I-Corps @ Rhode Island. This program is part of the National Science Foundation initiative to help move innovations to market. It is a free, 3-week interactive program to help researchers and engineers learn the skills necessary to engage in informed product development and explore the potential applications of their new technologies.
The program kicks-off on June 5th from 5:00 – 8:00 PM at the URI campus in Kingston with a final presentation on June 26th from 5:00 – 8:00 PM. Applications are due May 20, 2019.
NE I-Corps @ Rhode Island is open to any individuals and/or teams who are working on new, innovative and differentiating technology that could be a candidate for future SBIR proposals. Whether you have an idea or have started a business, this program will help you explore the potential applications of your new technology. –
Engaging Science with SURF
Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) students, over 10 weeks of intensive research training, will:
- Develop professional relationships with faculty, graduate students
- Gain hands-on experience with active C-AIM research projects
- Become familiarized with complex lab, field equipment
- Learn about topics such as applying to grad school, communicating research effectively
The SURF program offers undergraduates detailed insight into real-world research, helping students decide upon a future career path.