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As a Supporter, you'll get exclusive access to content and opportunities while investing in your local innovation community. Join the Venturer program now!
Become an early adopter of the Venturer program to sustain our mission and get first access to our range of resources.
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When making a one time donation you'll get supporter benefits for one year. This will create a "subscription" but it will not automatically renew at the end of the period.
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Get deeper insights on trends and opportunities from Venture Café locations all around the world via our Innovation Wrapped monthly newsletter. This exclusive content will ensure you are truly plugged into our global network all the way from Phoenix, to Warsaw, to Tokyo!
This accountability-style group will meet once per month so you can set goals, collaborate, and receive valuable peer feedback from fellow Supporters.
This full day experience will kick off Rhode Island Startup Week. The Innovation Crawl is an exclusive event that will bring you around the State so you can get a behind the scenes look at the most innovative businesses and organizations in Rhode Island! Check out last year's crawl here!
Supporters will have access to an exclusive beverage option, brewed just for you! These custom designed cans are sure to set you apart in the crowd.
You will be thanked through digital and printed media. You will also get our Venture mark on your nametag when you come to Venture Café.
These features will enhance your Venture Cafe experience and include matchmaking, mobile apps, and more.


Since our inception in 2009, Venture Café has become a central Innovation Ecosystem Activator. Our flagship program, the Thursday Gathering, brings together diverse minds, startups, and industry leaders every single week. We thrive off of the spirit of collaboration and believe innovation is for everyone.

By becoming a Supporter, you’re actively supporting our mission and enabling us to keep the weekly Thursday Gatherings free and open to the public. We’re taking you along for the ride as we expand our global reach and deepen the connections in our communities.

As a Supporter, you’ll stay up to date on new initiatives and gain access to exclusive opportunities. You will play a vital role in this collaborative process, and your feedback will guide us as we shape the future of Venture Café!


Thursday Gatherings will remain free to join and attend without becoming a Supporter. As an attendee you’ll still have access to Thursday Gatherings around the world, program sessions, and two complimentary drinks.

By becoming a Supporter, you’ll get access to the additional benefits listed above while supporting Venture Café’s mission and expansion.

Supporters are the generous members who power our community. We're proud to recognize them and shout out their contributions!
Aristotle Anderson      Brynn Gibson      Caroline Humphrey      CMQ      Chris Parisi      Eric Moyal      Eve Francazio      Greer Yoder      Hannah Hallett      Hex Guertin      Hytham Bakir      Jane Smith      Jack Flynn      Julia Tate      Kristen Plymale      Leia McDonnell      Nathan Plummer      Philip DiMuro      Alexander Philippides      Rachel Leigh Gross      Reilly Kons      Steven Ardente


Do I have to be a Supporter to join Venture Café’s Thursday Gathering?

Thursday Gatherings will always be free for every member of our community and beyond. We believe that innovation is for everyone , and freely accessible Thursday Gatherings are a vital part of Ecosystem Activation.

For more support and feedback on your Supporter account, please visit our Venturer Support Page.