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RIHub, a connector and incubator for entrepreneurs and startups in Rhode Island, is internet hosting its second annual Rhode Island Startup Weekend beginning Friday.
Through the two-day occasion, teams of entrepreneurs, traders, native corporations and startup lovers will hook up with have a good time the RI innovation ecosystem. The free, digital occasion will concentrate on the theme “Launch Your Future.” Rhode Island Startup Day was first launched in 2019 by the Rhode Island Coalition of Entrepreneurs (RICE), which is now a part of RIHub.
One of many forces behind the weekend is Annette Tonti, one in every of RI’s main tecnologists over the previous three many years.
Startup Weekend will kick off Friday night with a web based eSports occasion the place attendees can watch avid gamers compete worldwide and have the possibility to donate to the Rhode Island Meals Financial institution.
Saturday will function a number of enterprise and expertise tracks, and a enterprise capital roundtable.
A welcome from Governor Gina Raimondo together with Jay Bellissimo, IBM’s GM for Public Sector and Federal Markets in North America and Hope Hopkins, MassChallenge’s Managing Director will launch Saturday’s occasions with an open dialogue on the present startup setting in Rhode Island.
“RIHub has reworked what RICE had began as a humble one-day occasion. This 12 months’s Startup Weekend is much richer in content material and has pulled some very spectacular audio system. And in line with RICE’s objectives of serving entrepreneurs, the Startup Showcase and Calamari Tank will prominently function among the finest Rhode Island has to supply,” stated Pat Sabatino, Founder & CEO Datarista.”Regardless of having to go digital for 2020, there is no such thing as a doubt that this occasion will far surpass the inaugural occasion in attendees, content material and total satisfaction.”
Registration for the occasion will be discovered right here.
Since RIHub’s official launch in September 2020, the group has seen nice success throughout its startup-centric program choices.
Most not too long ago, RIHub introduced their Bridge to Israel Program, as nicely an almost 50% development in its Enterprise Mentoring Service. RIHub is happy to proceed its momentum with the purpose of creating entrepreneurship accessible to all of Rhode Island.
To study extra about RIHub, please go to RIHub.org.
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