Providence

CIC to host ‘Hello Providence’ Launch Party

Providence, R.I.Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC) is hosting a launch party on Friday, October 4 to officially open its seventh site. This free event at its 225 Dyer Street location is open to the public will feature the innovative work of several CIC clients and community partners as well as a variety of local food favorites. RSVPs are strongly encouraged.

“Providence is the place to be,” Rebecca Webber, General Manager of CIC Providence, said. “CIC is excited to join the community in Rhode Island, complementing the great investments already happening here to grow our economy.”

CIC supports companies of all sizes with flexible, shared office space and innovative programming designed to help innovators thrive and grow. Whether it’s a startup of one or an established company looking to get a foothold in Providence, CIC works with everyone. The space, located at 225 Dyer Street in Providence, is intentionally designed to foster creativity, innovation, and collaboration both locally and regionally.

On a practical level, CIC takes care of your back office operations. Its high-touch support includes staffing a reception desk and ensuring 24/7 security, providing IT support, unlimited printing and copying, and stocked kitchen with snacks, among other amenities.

Doors open at 6 pm and will spotlight CIC clients and partners, including:

Local food and beverage partners include:

For more information and to RSVP (strongly recommended): cic.com/providence/launch

WHAT: CIC Providence Launch Party

WHEN: Friday, October 4, 2019 – 6pm

WHERE: 225 Dyer Street, Providence RI 02903

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CIC Providence, 225 Dyer Street

CIC Providence, 225 Dyer Street

About Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC)

CIC is a global leader in building and operating innovation communities. Founded in 1999 in Cambridge, MA, CIC is one of the first companies to offer flexible office space and coworking options for innovators and entrepreneurs with the mission to find solutions that fix the world's problems. As of 2019, CIC has approximately 1.2M square feet (110K m2) open and in development in nine cities. The company has supported over 6,000 startup and technology companies, and over $8 billion has been invested in companies that began within CIC spaces. The company is privately held and has co-founded a number of mission-aligned organizations including Venture Café, CIC’s rapidly growing global network of nonprofit innovation ecosystem-building organizations, as well as District Hall, Impact Hub Boston, LabCentral, and MassRobotics. Over the next ten years, CIC plans to grow its network of innovation hubs to create positive impact in 50 leading cities around the world. More info at cic.com.