We provide the space and resources; you bring the ideas and execution.
LaunchedBy ROXBURY is an innovative entrepreneurial building program supported by a shared workspace model that provides support for early-stage entrepreneurs and innovators in the Greater Roxbury Community.
The program is designed to allow entrepreneurs to move from ideation to business formation and launch; with the goal of creating community sustaining and profitable business models.
Our Shared Workspace program is designed with the community in mind.
Our team will work with each entrepreneur to create a master task list of action items with:
- Specific goals tailored to each individual
- Planned milestones
- Scheduled check-ins
- Recommendations for workshops and mentorship
The Venture Cafe New England Team will provide:
- Product and Service Testing Marketplace via Black Market
- Private newsletter/Slack channel
- Prepped for EforAll Roxbury Accelerator and RIC’s Business Development Program
- Discounted Room Rentals starting at 50% off for all meeting and event spaces at the Roxbury Innovation Center.
- Last-minute Pod Rentals in District Hall Boston at 75% off full price.
What We Offer
Ambassadors Must Be Able To:
- Respect the indigenous culture of Roxbury while demonstrating cultural competency and awareness in all interactions with the community.
- Answer general questions surrounding the operation of the Launched By Roxbury Program.
- Serve as natural connectors and community builders interested in driving economic development in the Roxbury Community
Interested in supporting?
Launchedby Roxbury Ambassadors will be required to staff a minimum of 8 hours a week. Ambassadors will receive all Launchedby Roxbury program benefits free.
- Access to a personalized checklist of tasks designed to help you grow your business
- 9 AM to 5 PM Access to Shared workspace Mon-Fri at RIC
- 2 business Workshops a month designed to sharpen vital business acumen.
- Access to Demo Space for Product launches & experiential brand engagement through black market's signature marketplaces
- Tailored connections to business mentors
- Hands-on preparation for EforAll Roxbury Accelerator, RIC’s small business growth Program, and Pitch Night Competitions.
- Private Slack channel designed to give access to LaunchedBy Roxbury programming & workshops
- Access to private meeting rooms and event spaces at 1/2 price