WHO: Urban Ventures of Rhode Island, the first official
incubator in the Ocean State.
WHAT: Announces launch of newly revamped website
showcasing the business incubator's innovative services to assist existing
and launch new micro-businesses.
"We are focused on helping to
build sustainable micro businesses, which are small businesses with 10 or fewer
persons, here in Rhode Island.
Businesses represent between 73% - 98% of all businesses depending on the
community, their needs can differ greatly from those of larger Small
Businesses. Thus, it also important for us to help create an ecosystem where
Micro Businesses can thrive. We have understood this and it is one of the
reasons we co-authored the Micro Business Act legislation which became law in
2016”. says Urban Ventures Executive Director, Ron Crosson.
e-incubator concept, they leverage technology to deliver assistance to entrepreneurs
and get their business ideas launched and growing",says Urban Ventures
Executive Director, Ron Crosson.
WHEN: Wednesday, April 18
WHERE: The Urban Ventures' new Website, www.urbanventuresri.org.
A 501(c)3 non-profit organization,
since 1999, Urban Ventures of Rhode Island is dedicated to helping
micro businesses in Rhode Island start-up and grow. Creators of the
E-Incubation, a concept originally developed to deliver more support to micro
entrepreneurs in an environment of increasing needs and limited
In 2010, Urban Ventures'
E-incubation concept helped the State of Rhode win a $4.5 million Federal Broad
For more information on Urban
Ventures website and services for Micro business go to www.urbanventures.ri.org.