Rhode Island Business Competition’s "Find Those Funds" Workshop is March 2nd

PROVIDENCE - (February 22, 2023) - The Rhode Island Business Competition's "Find Those Funds" workshop will be held on Thursday, March 2nd at 5:30 PM at Venture Café in Providence. This event will be also live-streamed. The panelists include David Hemenway, President of The Angel Nest, Thorne Sparkman, Managing Director of the Slater Technology Fund, and Tom Sperry, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Rogue Venture Partners.

The panelists will provide insight and tips on how and where to find different types of funding. This event is free and open to the public.

Click here to register for this event.

For more information, please visit www.ri-business.com.

Sponsors of the 2023 Rhode Island Business Competition

Pillar sponsors are Bryant University, Cox Business, and Everhope Foundation. Other lead sponsors include Envision Technology Advisors, Hinckley Allen, KLR, and Sprout Coworking.

Also sponsoring are Beacon Mutual Insurance Company, FM Global, Greater Providence Chamber, Luminous Creative Agency, and Social Enterprise Greenhouse.

Additional sponsors include Bank Rhode Island, Bristol County Savings Bank, Business Development Company, Delta Dental of Rhode Island, Dimeo Construction Company, Navigant Credit Union, Peter George, Slater Technology Fund, the Washington Trust Co., BankNewport, Bank of America, Blount Fine Foods, Brain for Rent, Brown University Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship, Cherrystone Angel Group, Coastal1 Credit Union, Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses, and Morgan Stanley - Richard Carriere. Our growth partners are MassChallenge, New England Medical Innovation Center, and RIHub.

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 former competitors. Today, we are one of the leading community-supported business competitions in the Northeast.

Applications for the Rhode Island Business Competition 2023 is now open and will close at 5 PM EST on March 27, 2023. Details can be found at ri-business.com