The Business we support we call “Stakeholders”
in order to build a sense of ownership, covenant and belonging
RICE Stakeholder Experience
RICE Helps Entrepreneurs
A Place to Be
Need a company address and mailbox? Office or meeting space? High-speed internet? Copy shop? It’s all here for you so the little things don’t become big barriers for your business
A Place to Grow
Our BIG IDEAS platform meets you where you are on your journey, from startup to scale-up, while giving you the practical knowledge you need to grow your business faster
A Place to Thrive
Business success is often more about who you know than what you know. RICE will open door to new relationships and resources, accelerating your business growth
RICE works with companies at every stage – whether they are just starting out with their first idea, or trying to scale an existing business. We have solo-preneurs and companies with growing employees bases. We support all industries and possibilities. Current Stakeholders Companies are concentrated in consulting, tech, food & beverage, film & media, and education.
RICE stakeholders represent a swatch of main street and tech companies at various stages, from ideation to more seasoned revenue generating companies.
Our Current Stakeholders
HOW TO JOIN
ATTEND AN INFO SESSION
4 Info Sessions are held a year to provide potential applicants with an overview of the stakeholder experience. Prospective stakeholders are required to attend one info session to be eligible to apply. Join our mailing list to be notified about the next info session.
COMPLETE AN APPLICATION
Once you join an info session, you'll be invited to apply to join the RICE stakeholder community. Prospective stakeholders are required to attend one info session to be eligible to apply.
RECEIVE AN INVITE TO JOIN RICE
A notice to accepted applicants will be sent via email that includes their congratulatory letter, a form to accept the invitation, their Big IDEAS stage and outline of programming. Applicants that were not accepted will be connected with RICE TA's.