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Social Enterprise Greenhouse organizes networking and educational events which provide an opportunity to learn more about social enterprise and meet social entrepreneurs, business leaders and social investors. Want to receive reminders about our events? Join our mailing list.

Upcoming Events

09/26/2017

Workshop: Take the Best for RI Challenge at Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce

8:00 am - 9:30 am

Best for RI is a statewide campaign that encourages businesses to assess and improve their community impact. The program educates, equips, and celebrates companies to create high quality jobs, strengthen communities, and preserve the environment through the power of business.

Join this Best for Rhode Island Workshop, where you’ll receive one-on-one support as you complete the Best for Rhode Island Challenge alongside your peers.

RSVP here!

09/26/2017

Food Accelerator Info Session at Hope & Main

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

The Social Enterprise Greenhouse (SEG) Food Accelerator is a 12-week blended-learning program offering early-stage food entrepreneurs the knowledge, networks, and resources they need to take their venture to the next level. The Accelerator is part of SEG’s broader initiative to support do well, do good local food businesses. The experience includes weekly one-on-one coaching with industry leaders, access to a robust network of social impact supporters and investors, pro bono resources, priority access to the SEG Loan Fund, free office space, and more! The SEG Accelerator is for you if you are a motivated, coachable social entrepreneur with a feasible venture that is generating revenue and poised to grow.

More info here!

09/28/2017

SEG Alumni Celebration Event

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Please join us to celebrate the success of SEG alumni and build support for future social enterprises in Rhode Island!

Over the past 7 years we are proud to have served a portfolio of 400+ social impact enterprises which are creating positive social impacts for nearly 1,000,000 clients. We welcome you to join us in celebrating the entrepreneurs that drive positive social impact in our communities and beyond!

At the event we’ll hear from past Accelerator participant and Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award recipient, Katherin Lucey of Solar Sister. In Uganda, Tanzania and Nigeria, Solar Sister eradicates energy poverty by empowering women with economic opportunities in solar power.

RSVP here!

10/03/2017

The Backyard Series at BioSci Labs

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

SEG and BioSci Labs are proud to announce our Backyard Series!

The Backyard Series illuminates the incredible resources and support of the Rhode Island ecosystem with a look toward the future of innovation. The series will alternate topics, speakers, themes, and focus for each event. We welcome industry professionals, scientists, artists, academics, students, entrepreneurs, business & community leaders alike to join us in expanding Rhode Island’s collaborative community. Please join us in facilitating intentional collisions of knowledge across industries.

Our first event in the series is Oct. 3rd 6-8pm at BioSci Labs. We will bring together all the resources your startup needs and guess what… they are right in your back yard!

Food and drink will always be served! Please bring friends, family, and colleagues. All are welcome, all are invited!

RSVP here!

10/04/2017

Food Accelerator Info Session at Foodworks

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The SEG Food Accelerator is a 12-week blended-learning program offering early-stage food entrepreneurs the knowledge, networks, and resources they need to take their venture to the next level. The Accelerator is part of SEG’s broader initiative to support do well, do good local food businesses. The experience includes weekly one-on-one coaching with industry leaders, access to a robust network of social impact supporters and investors, pro bono resources, priority access to the SEG Loan Fund, free office space, and more!

The SEG Accelerator is for you if you are a motivated, coachable social entrepreneur with a feasible venture that is generating revenue and poised to grow.

This info session is being held at Foodworks, a high fidelity culinary incubator with locations throughout the US. They provide specialized products and services to entrepreneurs in the food community to help them bring new companies and ideas to market.

We encourage you to join us for an info session to learn more about the SEG Accelerator and the Foodworks Community!

Applications for the 2018 Food Accelerator are due on October 17, 2017.

 

RSVP here!

Past Events

09/22/2017

SEG Accelerator Office Hours at Social Innovation Forum in Boston

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The SEG Accelerator is a 12-week blended-learning program offering early-stage social entrepreneurs the knowledge, networks, and resources they need to take their venture to the next level. The experience includes weekly one-on-one coaching, access to a robust network of social impact supporters and investors,, pro bono resources, priority access to the SEG Loan Fund, free office space, and more!

The SEG Accelerator is for you if you are a motivated, coachable social entrepreneur with a feasible venture that is generating revenue and poised to grow.

We encourage you to join us for office hours to learn more about the Accelerator and the SEG Community.

Applications for the 2018 Impact Accelerator are due on October 10, 2017. Applications for the 2018 Food Accelerator are due on October 17, 2017.

RSVP here!

09/21/2017

Providence Green Drinks at Save The Bay

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Each month we highlight the work of organizations innovating in the environment sector, followed by discussion and networking over food and drink. This is a great opportunity to find out how you can get involved in a thriving community committed to creating jobs and making our RI communities more environmentally friendly!

Founded in 1970, Save The Bay‘s (STB) mission is to protect and improve Narragansett Bay. STB protects, restores and improves the ecological health of the Narragansett Bay region, including its watershed and adjacent coastal waters, through an ecosystem-based approach to environmental action.

The event begins at 5:30pm with mingling over food and drink. A brief speaking program begins at 6:00pm followed by Q and A.

RSVP here!

09/20/2017

CANCELLED – Food Accelerator Info Session

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The SEG Food Accelerator is a 12-week blended-learning program offering early-stage food entrepreneurs the knowledge, networks, and resources they need to take their venture to the next level. The Accelerator is part of SEG’s broader initiative to support do well, do good local food businesses. The experience includes weekly one-on-one coaching with industry leaders, access to a robust network of social impact supporters and investors, pro bono resources, priority access to the SEG Loan Fund, free office space, and more!

The SEG Accelerator is for you if you are a motivated, coachable social entrepreneur with a feasible venture that is generating revenue and poised to grow.

We encourage you to join us for an info session to learn more about the Accelerator and the SEG Community.

Applications for the 2018 Food Accelerator are due on October 17, 2017. 

09/14/2017

Accelerator Info Session

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

The SEG Accelerator is a 12-week blended-learning program offering early-stage social entrepreneurs the knowledge, networks, and resources they need to take their venture to the next level. The experience includes weekly one-on-one coaching, access to a robust network of social impact supporters and investors, pro bono resources, priority access to the SEG Loan Fund, free office space, and more!

The SEG Accelerator is for you if you are a motivated, coachable social entrepreneur with a feasible venture that is generating revenue and poised to grow.

We encourage you to join us for an info session to learn more about the Accelerator and the SEG Community.

RSVP here!

09/13/2017

Workshop: Take the Best for RI Challenge

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Best for RI is a statewide campaign that encourages businesses to assess and improve their community impact. The program educates, equips, and celebrates companies to create high quality jobs, strengthen communities, and preserve the environment through the power of business.

Join this Best for Rhode Island Workshop, where you’ll receive one-on-one support as you complete the Best for Rhode Island Challenge alongside your peers.

RSVP here!

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