Friday, November 20, 2020
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, buyers, native corporations and startup fanatics will hook up with have a good time the RI innovation ecosystem. The free, digital occasion will give attention to 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 all 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 prospect to donate to the Rhode Island Meals Financial institution.
Saturday will function a number of enterprise and know-how 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 atmosphere in Rhode Island.
“RIHub has remodeled 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 step with RICE’s targets of serving entrepreneurs, the Startup Showcase and Calamari Tank will prominently function a number of the finest Rhode Island has to supply,” stated Pat Sabatino, Founder & CEO Datarista.”Regardless of having to go digital for 2020, there isn’t any 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 lately, RIHub introduced their Bridge to Israel Program, as effectively an almost 50% progress in its Enterprise Mentoring Service. RIHub is happy to proceed its momentum with the purpose of constructing entrepreneurship accessible to all of Rhode Island.
To be taught extra about RIHub, please go to RIHub.org.