Since 2000, the Rhode Island Business Competition aims to create and foster growth companies in Rhode Island that will increase local employment. It's all about helping emerging entrepreneurs achieve their dreams. Today, it is the leading community-supported business plan competition in the Northeast.
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2023Workshop: Discovering Your Best Customers - The Life of Your Business Depends on It!
Join serial entrepreneur and RIHub's Managing Director, Annette Tonti, together with Maggie Bachenberg, CEO & Founder Pointz, and Jack Schaeffer, CEO & Founder of MediCircle, as they discuss the best practices for discovering your best customers. They will touch on how to ask open-ended questions that will help you pinpoint your customer's pain and how to find relevant people to interview. Customer discovery is something all great entrepreneurs do, not just while starting their business but ongoing while they run their business. This event is free and open to the public. This is an in-person event but it will also be live-streamed.
2023Workshop: Find Those Funds
In this workshop, top business builders and investors provide valuable tips and insights on how to get early-stage funding. This event is free and open to the public. This is an in-person event but it will also be live-streamed.
Finalists present to a public audience and the winners are announced. This event is free and open to the public. This is an in-person event but it will also be live-streamed.