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It’s time for
Get Started Rhode Island 2022.

$50,000 in Prizes – includes $25,000 in cash, plus the audience will select a winner for $5,000 in cash.

Application deadline has passed.

Thank you to everyone who applied for the 2022 Get Started Rhode Island competition.

2022 Get Started Rhode Island competition timeline:

NEXT: July, 2022  – Semi Finalists will be selected and will attend a pitch workshop

July, 2022 –  Semi Finalists will pitch their business and be interviewed

Late July, early August – 6 Finalists will be selected to compete in the live competition on October 5, 2022

Thank you for a great Get Started Rhode Island 2021.

All of us at Cox Business would like to thank all our participants, judges, and sponsors who contributed to the success of Get Started Rhode Island 2021. Despite the ongoing challenges of our time, we were thrilled with the number and quality of our entrants, and are deeply grateful to everyone who made this year’s event possible, valuable – and a pleasure.

Please enjoy this recap of Get Started Rhode Island 2021 – and we look forward to another event (hopefully in-person) in 2022!

Grand Prize & Fan Favorite Winner:

Mockingbird 2021 Finalist