PROGRAMS + RESOURCES
Take your idea, make it into a viable business. We can help you. Learn more about the programs, workshops and guidance we offer below!
We believe: INNOVATION IS FOR EVERYONE! Explore our website and learn what we are doing to help entrepreneurs start and scale their businesses. We offer event space, collaborative work-space, entrepreneur programs + networking and a very clear path to turn your idea to reality.
The first step on your Entrepreneurial journey! Our “LaunchedBy Roxbury” is a program that supports entrepreneurs to move from ideation to launch. First, you will book a 1×1 meeting with our business expert. Second, you will adopt our 7-Step Pathway guide to get your business launched while going at your own pace. Third, you’ll have an opportunity to collaborate in our shared workspace to work on your business idea. Our goal is to move you from idea to launch and become a successful entrepreneur! Flexible and at your own place.
Our LAUNCH! Pre-Accelerator is an 8-week program to teach you the fundamentals of building a business; idea to launch! This program is offered twice a year in the Spring and Fall. This fast-paced program allows you to work with experts each week to get your business from idea to launch in just 8-weeks!
Pitch Night is an opportunity for small businesses and entrepreneurs to pitch their business ideas and businesses to a panel of judges for an opportunity to win prize funding! A community event for all to enjoy.
Our Pitch Accelerator you will learn exactly what you need communicate about yourself and your business, by constructing a comprehensive and compelling pitch for your idea or small business! These series of workshops are designed to teach early stage entrepreneurs and business owners how to properly organize a pitch to obtain grant and investor funding.
Our MicroLoan Program provides small loans to start-ups, newly established, or growing small businesses. Under this program, RIC makes funds available to a nonprofit community based lender which, in turn, make loans to selected and eligible borrowers from the RIC community in an amount of $1,000. Applications are submitted to the local intermediary and all credit decisions are made on the local level. This program is COMING SOON.
COFFEE MEETUP + NETWORKING
Our Coffee Meetup and Networking program invites you to connect with mentors and other entrepreneurs over coffee to share knowledge, feedback, and work through challenges of running a business. This program is monthly virtually.
WORKSHOPS, NETWORKING + MENTOR TALKS
Workshops, Networking and Mentors are an important part of starting and scaling your business. We have a team of mentors who host networking events, workshops, group mentor talks to share knowledge, feedback, and work through challenges of running a business. It’s an opportunity to ask questions to an expert on a specific topic. Sign up for our newsletter to stay up to date.
Sponsors, partners and grants are what help Roxbury Innovation Center execute on our mission. It is through sponsors and grant funding that we are able to help small businesses, entrepreneurs and innovators in Greater Roxbury.
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