Rhode Island Business Competition Kick Off Event

PROVIDENCE - (September 10, 2021) - The Rhode Island Business Competition kicks off on Thursday, September 23rd, from 5:00-7:00 pm. 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. The panelists include Melissa Bowley, founder of Flourish Collective and winner of the 2021 Rhode Island Business Competition; Abigail Kohler, owner of ResusciTech; and Jonathan Lord, founder of Flux Marine. This event is free and open to the public. Click here to register for the event.

The Rhode Island Business Competition fosters development of companies by inviting emerging and established entrepreneurs to submit ideas for a business, in any industry, that is based in Rhode Island and has strong growth potential. The most promising ideas will receive cash and services. The Competition is supported by a broad range of sponsors that include private businesses, investors, foundations, colleges and universities, public entities, nonprofit organizations, and also former competitors. Today, we are one of the leading community-supported business plan competition in the Northeast.