The 2021 Competition

  • 23 Sep
    2021
    Competition Kicks Off

    Former competitors will share their experiences and progress since participating.

  • 14 Oct
    2021
    Workshop: Perfecting Your Pitch

    A prominent public speaking coach will present on how to make a memorable and impactful pitch.

  • 11 Nov
    2021
    Rhode Island Elevator Pitch Contest

    Participants present their idea in 90 seconds to a panel of judges and get immediate feedback - and the chance to win cash prizes.

  • 13 Jan
    2022
    Workshop: Business Plan Development

    In this business planning workshop, attendees will be provided with resources and will be walked through the creation of an investor-ready business plan.

  • 03 Feb
    2022
    Workshop: Define the Customer

    During this event, attendees will learn how to define a target market and the best way to promote their product or service.

  • 03 Mar
    2022
    Workshop: Find Those Funds

    Top business builders and investors provide valuable tips and insights on how to get early-stage funding.

  • 05 May
    2022
    Awards Ceremony

    Finalists present to a public audience and the winners are announced.

Changing Lives

Video

What is the Rhode Island Business Competition?