Get Started Rhode Island

PITCH TO WIN UP TO $40,000 IN PRIZES!

Get Started Rhode Island will highlight up to five entrepreneurs who will pitch their idea to a distinguished panel of experts. One winner will be named to receive up to $40,000  in prizes  including a one year Cox Business technology package.

Local businesses not competing are encouraged to attend this free event for networking and learning opportunities from accomplished leaders in digital marketing, funding and business growth strategy.

PRIZES INCLUDE

Pitch to win up to $40,000 in Prizes!

  • Cash: $10,000
  • Mentorship with Betaspring
  • Cox Business Services
  • Article on Inc. Magazine’s website
  • Advertising in Providence Business News
  • Advertising in Rhode Island Monthly
  • Advertising with Cumulus Radio
  • Plus, much more!

Register To Pitch Your Business

Whether you’re a start-up or looking to grow your current business with a new idea, join us to learn from a star-studded panel of experts to turn that idea into a revenue generating success.

In our pitch competition, you’ll get the chance to win a prize package valued at up to $40,000!

 

Register To Pitch

 

REGISTER TO ATTEND & WATCH THE COMPETITION

Cox Business is bringing Get Started to Rhode Island (#GetStartedRI) , in partnership with Inc.

  • WHEN: September 22, 2016, 5:30-9:00pm
  • WHERE: Biltmore Providence, 18th Floor 
  • ADDRESS: 11 Dorrance Street, Providence
  • ADMISSION: This event is FREE and open to the public but you must register to attend.

Reception and Networking
Complimentary cocktails & hors d’oeuvres at one of the best networking events you’ll attend this year!

Registration is now open – Limited Seating – Reserve Your  Seat Now

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EXPERT PANELISTS

Each panelist is designed to bring a unique expertise to ensure finalists receive advice in many aspects of starting a business.

Panelists to be announced soon.

 

Rules

You can enter the Contest by visiting the official registration page at www.coxblue.com/getstartedri/ (the “Website”) and completing all of the required information and following all posted instructions. Contest is open only to legal residents of Rhode Island who: (1) are at least 18 years of age; (2) are the owner, principal, or general manager of a business that is physically located within a Cox Business serviceable area. Entry Period begins 05/19/16. BY ENTERING THE CONTEST, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT (1) YOUR MATERIALS ARE NOT CONFIDENTIAL AND NO CONFIDENTIAL OR FIDUCIARY RELATIONSHIP IS INTENDED OR CREATED BY ENTERING THE CONTEST; AND (2) THE CONTEST ENTITIES MAY POSSESS OR COME TO POSSESS INFORMATION THAT IS SIMILAR OR IDENTICAL TO YOUR MATERIALS, AND YOU HEREBY AGREE THAT THE CONTEST ENTITIES MAY USE SUCH SIMILAR OR IDENTICAL INFORMATION WITHOUT LIMITATION, COMPENSATION, OR CREDIT TO YOU. Void where prohibited. Sweepstakes subject to Complete Official Rules. To obtain a copy of the winner’s list or a copy of these Official Rules, send your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to “Cox Business Get Started Rhode Island: Network. Learn. Pitch Contest” Winners/Rules, Shana Keith, Cox Communications, Inc., 1400 Lake Hearn Drive, Atlanta, GA 30319. Sponsor: Cox Communications, Inc., d/b/a Cox Business, 1400 Lake Hearn Drive, Atlanta, GA