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Venture Café Thursday Gathering at District Hall Providence

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District Hall Providence

225 Dyer Street

Providence, RI 02903

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Join us for our weekly Thursday Gathering

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Each week we bring together a diverse community including entrepreneurs, industry leaders, small businesses, and researchers to share new ideas, learn from one another, and launch new ventures.

Open Office Hours | 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Connecting emerging entrepreneurs and startups with industry and sector experts for 30 minutes of free advising. This week features experts in product development, finance, leadership, and marketing strategy.

Click here to book time with this week's advisors!

"Project Management for the Trades" | 6:00 - 6:50 PM

Learn how industry professionals leverage common business tools and mobile applications to improve productivity, increase profits, and maintain competitive against larger corporations. Led by Maryann Mathews of the Multicultural Innovation Center.

Cleantech Open Town Hall | 5:40 - 6:30

Learn how Cleantech Open is improving the environment and supporting the cleantech economy through innovation and entrepreneurship. Hear from Cleantech Open alumni and other emerging startups as they give minute pitches. Sign up here for your chance to speak!

"Importance of Diversity in Commerce" | 6:40 - 7:30 PM

Diversity in commerce bolsters the progression of entire communities by addressing often overlooked market opportunities while providing increased avenues for income and wealth generation. Come learn and discuss the importance of diversifying business ownership and the challenges to getting a minority-owned venture off the ground with Marcela Betancur (RWU Latino Policy Institute), Priscilla Edwards (Glow), and Prosper Ishimwe (RIBBA). Moderated by Amber Jackson (Black Leaf Tea and Culture Shop).

Beat the line! If this is your first time attending a Venture Café Providence event, you will need to create a Venture Café account. The best option is to create this account BEFORE you arrive to save precious time for making connections, hearing great talks, taking pictures, posting ideas, and noshing on some local eats.

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Providence, RI 02903

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