• Newport Chamber of Commerce launches 2024 Founders’ Dinner Program to support local startup founders

    The Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce has announced that it is launching its 2024 Founders’ Dinner program to support local startup founders.

    The program aims to provide an exclusive platform for startup founders to collaborate and thrive. This is the second consecutive year that the program will be offered.

    The Founders’ Dinners are a confidential event where founders can share their experiences, insights, and connections with other local entrepreneurs. A guest mentor leads each dinner and focuses on a different monthly topic. The 2024 program will feature three distinct cohorts with diverse perspectives and experiences.

    The Newport Tech Cohort, hosted at Innovate Newport, includes V2Subsea, BlueIQ, Deep, Blue Composites, GreenSea, IQ, Juice, Robotics, Regent, Craft, Ocean, State Sensing, EMME, and Robotics.

    The Newport Non-Tech Cohort, hosted at Innovate Newport, includes Looie, RI, Women in the Trades, Navigate, Health, Air, Tea Company, Chowder Company, Thrive, Outside, The Mosaic Table, VETA, Cooper’s Cask Coffee, Kassumay, Bellicchi’s, and Classic Biscotti.

    The Bristol Tech Cohort, hosted at The Herreshoff Marine Museum & BlueTech Innovation Hub, includes Vatn Systems, Flux, Marine, Jaia, Robotics, Founders’ Approach, Ocean, State Shields, O Ltd, Fractal Forms, Ocean Farmr, Moore Brothers Composites, and Peak Strategy.

    To learn more about this program and how to participate, visit newportchamber.com.

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