Social Enterprise Greenhouse is creating a more just, equitable and resilient economy through social impact business.

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Accelerator Pitch Night

You're invited to SEG's Accelerator Pitch Night. Come out to hear live pitches from the 15 graduates of the Spring 2024 SEG Accelerator Cohort.

Entrepreneurs will compete for a chance at three prizes, the 2K Kelly Pitch Prize, the 1 leap Ahead Prize, and an exclusive SEG Hub Membership.

The Accelerator Pitch Night will take place on June 26th from 6PM - 8PM at the SEG Hub.

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Apply Now: Grow Program Manager

Applications are open for SEG's GROW Program Manager.

This contract position will manage the cohort-based Incubator/Incubadora for SEG’s Grow programs, a place-based economic development initiative, across the state of Rhode Island.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and are due June 21, 2024.

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Julie Owens Boston Globe Commentary

SEG CEO, Julie Owens & RIBBA CEO, Lisa Ranglin wrote a commentary for The Boston Globe titled, "A marketing campaign isn’t what our small business community needs".

Together they reflect on the importance of providing vital capital access to businesses struggling as a result of the Washington Bridge Closure.

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Kelly Ramirez Op-Ed in the ProJo

Our country has an urgent need for a business culture that prioritizes both profit and positive social impact, as VP Kamala Harris’s visit to SEG in May 2021 demonstrated. In this op-ed for The Providence Journal, SEG CEO Kelly Ramirez explains how RI can lead the way.
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2024 Impact Business Showcase

Congrats to the 5 Accelerator graduates on their phenomenal business pitches at the RI Impact Showcase!

The prize recipients included: Eric Moyal of Project Insulin who received the 10K Citizens Prize, Vincent Emery of Lil' Rhody Coffee Company receiving the 5K Kelly Fund Prize, and Elisabeth Borno of BORN-O-UNIFORMS earning the 1K Audience Choice Prize.

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Kelly Ramirez Op-Ed in the ProJo

Our country has an urgent need for a business culture that prioritizes both profit and positive social impact, as VP Kamala Harris’s visit to SEG in May 2021 demonstrated. In this op-ed for The Providence Journal, SEG CEO Kelly Ramirez explains how RI can lead the way.
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Our Network

SEG is a network of more than 1000 enterprises and over 200 business and community leaders who contribute time, expertise and funding to grow social impact ecosystems in Rhode Island and beyond.


Our Programs

Work with a cohort as you progress through the life cycle of your business.

Unsure which program is right for you? Our matching tool can help!

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Ideator

Have an idea you want to explore but not sure how to go about it? Develop and validate your idea with support in our Ideator.

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Incubator

Ready to get started but need some help? Our Incubator will guide you through the basics to launch your social enterprise!

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Accelerator

Already up and running and ready for the next step? Scale your social enterprise with expert support in our Accelerator program!

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Our Services

Learn, grow, and connect at any point in your entrepreneurial journey.

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Advising

Connect with personalized advising services to support your venture.

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Coworking

Work alongside other socially minded professionals in a friendly workspace.

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Peer Support

Learn, exchange ideas, and connect with other founders in our monthly roundtable format.

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Loan Fund

Access loans to support the growth of your venture, with expert advising included.

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Events

Explore our calendar for workshops, networking opportunities, and other events.

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