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SEG Mentioned in Article on PetsEmpower

PetsEmpower, a non-profit operating out of the SEG Hub, is featured. Founder Jordan Ross discusses his organization’s mission to help domestic violence victims keep their pets.

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SEG Featured in Article on RI Job Development

Stefan Pryor, Rhode Island’s first commerce secretary, discusses job creation in the state. The article mentions SEG’s participation in Rhode Island’s Network Matching grant program, which helps small businesses focused on social cases to grow in Rhode Island.

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Founder of SEG-Based Zencare Interviewed

Yuri Tomikawa Talks about her return to Providence to start Zencare, a tech company that refers, recommends, and vets clinicians and therapists in an effort to connect them with people seeking their services.

Read the full article at PBN.com


SEG’s Kelly Ramirez Interviewed on Millennials and the Social Enterprise Movement

In the article, Ramirez discusses the goals and challenges faced by SEG in addition to offering thoughts on the future of RI social enterprise. The interview also highlights the growth of SEG’s programs and the influence of Millennials on the social enterprise sector.

Read the full article at PBN.com


SEG Thanked by Health and Wellness Accelerator Participant

Kathleen Repoli cites the  Social Enterprise Greenhouse Accelerator Program for helping her new company in the health and wellness industry. Repoli’s business, SimplaFYI, offers acupuncture, massage therapy and meditation, among other services, for well-being and chronic-disease management.


Read the full article at PBN.com


Salve Regina Student Named a SEG Changemaker Fellow

Sophomore Jordan Elster was named as one of SEG’s nine Changemaker Fellows on October 5. Awarded a yearly stipend of $1500, Fellows will work to encourage entrepreneurship programs at their schools as well as connect student entrepreneurs with resources and opportunities.

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Health and Wellness Accelerator Featured By PBN

In the article, PBN talks about the need for industry specific programs like the Health and Wellness Accelerator which launched in 2016. The article also highlights the work of ’16 Accelerator Grad, Portela Soni Medical, and Accelerator Alum, Maternova.

Read the full article at PBN.com.


2016 Health and Wellness Accelerator Graduation and Pitch Night

Click here to view the PDF version. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2016 HEALTH AND WELLNESS ACCELERATOR GRADUATION – December 8th from 5:00-8:00PM Providence, Rhode Island (November 30, 2016) – Join Social Enterprise Greenhouse (SEG) to celebrate the 2016 Health and Wellness Accelerator participants as they complete their 12-week business development journey at the Health and Wellness[…..]

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SEG Awarded $125,000 from Commerce RI for Lending Program

SEG was one of three partner organizations awarded by the Commerce Corporation. The awards aims to provide for the continuation of SEG’s efforts in assisting viable entrepreneurs and small business that encounter difficulty obtaining adequate credit from traditional lending organizations.

Read the full article at thewesterlysun.com


Rhode Island Universities recognize Changemaker Fellows

Universities across Rhode Island are recognizing their Changemaker Fellows as ambassadors for entrepreneurship. Click below to read the whole article.

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