----- Our 2022 Winner and Finalists ----- Winner - Q2Behave, and Finalists - AtomICs, MediCircle, and Plantopia!

  • 22 Sep
    2022
    Competition Kicks Off

    This event will be held at Venture Café in Providence and will feature an overview of the requirements of the competition. There will also be a panel of past winners and finalists of the Competition who will share their experiences competing and offer pointers and insights on what it takes to create a winning business plan. This event is free and open to the public.

  • 13 Oct
    2022
    Workshop: Perfecting Your Pitch

    For more than 15 years, Peter George has helped others develop into speakers who positively affect others. He has helped others learn how to craft and deliver presentations that engage, persuade, and inspire. As a public speaking coach and trainer, he specializes in helping executives, attorneys, and other professionals to be calm, confident, and credible every time they speak in public. During this workshop, Peter will discuss how to make a memorable and impactful pitch. This event is free and open to the public.

  • 10 Nov
    2022
    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.

  • 19 Jan
    2023
    Workshop: Business Pitch Deck Development

    In this workshop, the steps to create an investor-ready business pitch deck will be discussed.

  • 09 Feb
    2023
    Workshop: TBD
  • 02 Mar
    2023
    Workshop: Find Those Funds

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

  • 04 May
    2023
    Awards Ceremony

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

  • 04 Jan
    2023
    Application process is open for 2023 Competition.
  • 27 Mar
    2023
    Applications due by 5 pm, Eastern time (U.S.).
  • 04 Apr
    2023
    Semi-finalists notified.
  • 11 Apr
    2023
    Complete business pitch decks due from semi-finalists by noon.
  • 20 Apr
    2023
    Semi-finalists make 5-minute presentation to judges; finalists selected.
  • 25 Apr
    2023
    Finalists meet with judges.
  • 04 May
    2023
    Awards Ceremony where all finalists present and winner is announced.

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About the Competition

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