Venture Café Providence

Connecting Innovators to Make Things Happen

A weekly gathering every Thursday, 4 – 8 PM

Public Lounge Now Open

Drop in for a free work space from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM starting August 5th!

Venture Café’s Thursday Café Night, is a free weekly event at District Hall Providence bringing the entrepreneurial and innovation community together to Connect, Share, Learn, and Launch ideas and new businesses. Each week features a mix of free networking, advising, discussions, and workshops among creative minds in a supportive environment.

See what’s happening this week.




Who We Serve


We help connect entrepreneurs and innovators to people, programming, and resources across Providence, RI and beyond. 


We provide social events and curated, early-stage pitch programming to support investor and funder deal flow.

Enterprise Innovators

We provide organizations with insight and access to startups & emerging technologies to fuel their corporate innovation strategies.

What We Offer



We facilitate knowledge-sharing within the community through mini-conferences, community talks, and an open office hour program. Coming Soon Fall 2019.

Meeting & Event Space

We offer private meeting and event space in our District Hall Providence innovation center. Details Coming Soon.

Relationship Building

We create opportunities for entrepreneurs, funders. and enterprise innovators to make meaningful connections across the many sectors represented in New England.


Our Partners

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