MassChallenge Rhode Island

Launched in 2018, MassChallenge Rhode Island connects entrepreneurs to a powerful community of resources and support in Rhode Island and regional opportunities in Boston, in addition to our global network of leading corporate partners, policymakers, and innovation leaders. We are committed to supporting and inspiring the next best innovations that will reshape our world. 

Program Benefits

  • Unique programming tailored to support early-stage startups in Rhode Island
  • Up to $100,000 in cash prizes
  • Opportunity to connect regionally via the MassChallenge Boston ecosystem
  • Four months of free office space in the heart of Providence, Rhode Island
  • Introductions to top corporate mentors and partners


Applications Open

23 January 2019

Applications Close

15 March 2019


April - May 2019

Finalist Announcement

15 May 2019

Accelerator Program

June - October 2019

MassChallenge Boston & Rhode Island Awards

24 October 2019

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MassChallenge strengthens the global innovation ecosystem by accelerating high-potential startups across all industries, from anywhere in the world.