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OUR MISSION IS TO BRING PEOPLE TOGETHER TO INSPIRE AND CONNECT THEM TO THE RESOURCES THEY NEED TO BE SUCCESSFUL ENTREPRENEURS AND SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS BY PROVIDING PROGRAMS AND CONNECTIONS.  JOIN US!
ROXBURY INNOVATION CENTER

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!

launchedby ROXBURY PROGRAM 

Become an entrepreneur! LaunchedBy ROXBURY is a program that supports entrepreneurs  to move from ideation to launch; with the goal of creating community sustaining and profitable business models.  The program includes a clear path to entrepreneurship; starting with a 1×1 session, the adoption of our 7-step entrepreneur pathway plan and an opportunity to collaborate in our shared workspace. We encourage LaunchedBY community members to take advatage of our additional programs: Launch! Pre-Accelerator, Pitch Night and other resources we offer.

LAUNCH! 8-SESSION        pRE-ACCELERATOR

Our LAUNCH! Workshop Series is an 8-session accelerator to teach you the fundamentals of building a business; idea to launch!  This program is offered twice a year in the Spring and Fall. 

PITCH NIGHT

A community event!  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! If you want to grow your network, make meaningful connections, and witness up and coming businesses in the Greater Roxbury region, this event is place to be! Grab your free ticket and join us  to watch this fun and interactive event!

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 and takes place at Dudley Cafè.

MENTORS + MENTOR TALKS

Mentors are an important part of starting and scaling your business.  We have a team of mentors who host 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. Mentor talks are held at our Coffee Meetups and on an ad hoc basis.  Sign up for our newsletter to stay up to date.

our sponsors

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.

our sister site: 

district hall

Our sister site, District, hosts a variety of entrepreneurial programming including our signature Cafè Night and Founders Dinners. 
Video

Highlights from Roxbury Innovation Center

This video describes the network of Innovation Centers supported by Comcast, including the Venture Cafe New England’s Roxbury Innovation Center.
Resources

Resources for Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners

Grants, Loans + Financial Resources

Connecting you to the financial resources you need to be a successful entrepreneur. 

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WE BELIEVE THAT INNOVATION IS FOR EVERYONE

We are a public home for innovators and entrepreneurs, bringing people together to collaborate through programs, networking, educational workshops and other resources. 

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Stay in the know, attend a program, join a networking event.  

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