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Feb26

Introducing the 2019 Impact Accelerator Cohort!

Rhode Island (February 26, 2019) – 13 Rhode Island based social enterprises are set to begin the Social Enterprise Greenhouse (SEG) Accelerator program on February 27, 2019. The Accelerator, SEG’s signature venture development program, includes a 12-week blended learning model that provides social entrepreneurs the tools, networks, and resources to validate their idea, understand their[…..]

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Feb21

SEG Plans to Expand Support for Entrepreneurs and Businesses to Pawtucket, Central Falls, and Newport

2018 Impact Accelerator Workshop led by SEG Advisor Carlos Ventura Rhode Island (February 21, 2019) – In December 2018, Social Enterprise Greenhouse (SEG) was awarded a $257,321 competitive grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) to expand their programming to serve entrepreneurs and businesses in regional satellite locations including Pawtucket and Central Falls, and[…..]

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Jan29

SeaAhead (Accelerator ’18) and CIC Partner to Open Boston’s First Ocean Innovation Hub

Boston, MA – SeaAhead and the Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC) announced today their partnership to open the first dedicated Bluetech Innovation Hub in Boston. The SeaAhead Hub, located at CIC Boston (50 Milk Street), will enable ocean entrepreneurs, growing businesses, investors and corporations — as well as non-profits, the public sector and researchers — to[…..]

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Jan15

Introducing the 2019 Food Accelerator Cohort!

Providence, Rhode Island (January 16, 2018) – 17 Rhode Island based food businesses began the Social Enterprise Greenhouse (SEG) Food Accelerator program on January 10, 2018. The Accelerator, SEG’s signature venture development program, includes a 12-week blended learning model that provides high impact social entrepreneurs the tools, networks and resources to validate their idea, understand[…..]

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Dec17

Making Smiles for Miles with K’s Kustom’s Ride Ons

December 17 2018 Partners in both life and business, Josh Mello and Rachel Ware are a business team extraordinaire. United by their love for the environment and passion for entrepreneurship, they’ve been building K’s Kustom’s Ride Ons together since 2016. The K in K’s Kustom is inspired by the business’ 9-year old president, Mello’s daughter, Karissa.[…..]

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Dec07

Social Enterprise Greenhouse Wins EDA Funding for Statewide Expansion

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 6, 2018 Social Enterprise Greenhouse Wins EDA Funding for Statewide Expansion Federal grant will boost social entrepreneurship across RI Washington, DC– U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressman Jim Langevin today announced that Providence-based social impact business incubator Social Enterprise Greenhouse (SEG) has won a $257,321 competitive grant from the U.S. Economic[…..]

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Dec05

11 promising social enterprises to graduate from SEG Health and Wellness Accelerator tomorrow

Providence, Rhode Island (December 5, 2018) – Join Social Enterprise Greenhouse (SEG) to celebrate the 2018 Health and Wellness Accelerator participants as they complete their 12-week business development journey at the Health and Wellness Accelerator Pitch Event on December 6th. The Pitch Event will take place at the SEG Hub (10 Davol Square, Suite #100,[…..]

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Nov14

Healing through Music with Hands in Harmony

November 13, 2018 Like most, Nicole O’Malley had no idea what she wanted her future career to look like when she was young. When her band teacher asked the class to combine two of their passions to imagine their dream job, she chose teaching and music. These two passions ultimately led her to a career[…..]

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Nov08

Social Enterprise Greenhouse awards three promising social enterprises with one-year co-working scholarships to the SEG Hub

Providence, Rhode Island (November 8, 2018) – Social Enterprise Greenhouse (SEG) recognized three promising social enterprises at their annual Alumni Celebration and Awards event on Wednesday, November 7. Each entrepreneur will receive a one-year Hot Desk coworking scholarship to the SEG Hub (valued at $900) to grow their business and impact. Co-working membership includes additional[…..]

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Oct23

2018 Food Accelerator Alum, OURgrain, named a Top 26 Startup by MassChallenge Boston

October 23, 2018 According to a recent news release, 2018 Food Accelerator alum, OURgrain, a food tech social enterprise that repurposes spent grain from breweries, was selected as a Top 26 startup in the MassChallenge Boston accelerator. Following their completion of the Social Enterprise Greenhouse 2018 Food Accelerator program in May, the startup was selected[…..]

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