Launch of 2018 Competition

Attendees learned about the Rhode Island Entrepreneur Challenge, including key dates and how to apply

Past winners shared the evolution of their business idea, critical steps along the way, what worked, what didn’t, and how winning has impacted them since winning. They included:

  • Alex Tavares, of Tvar EdTech -- 2017 Student Track winner
  • Jim Wagner, of BI Medical -- 2017 MedTech Award winner 
  • David Bedard, of CompNet Insurance Solutions -- 2014 Entrepreneur Track winner