PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — On April 2nd, Social Enterprise Greenhouse (SEG) will honor its 2015 SEG Accelerator graduates and celebrate the Grand Opening of the SEG Hub in its new headquarters at 10 Davol Square The space was developed through a lease and programmatic partnership with Brown University.
“Brown congratulates Social Enterprise Greenhouse on this exciting next step of opening the Hub,” said Russell Carey, Brown’s executive vice president for planning and policy. “We are thrilled to be able to provide SEG with a space at 10 Davol Square, as their tenancy complements Brown’s vision of helping to create a vibrant community in the Jewelry District and fostering economic development and social enterprise in Providence.”
During the last five years, SEG has served Rhode Island’s social enterprise sector by providing services that support social enterprises at every stage of their venture development, from ideation and start-up to scaling revenue and impact. SEG’s portfolio of more than 150 social enterprises includes Amos House and Capital Good Fund.
The leasing of the space at Davol Square is one of many ways that SEG has partnered with Brown University’s Social Innovation Initiative over the last several years, including co-organizing the SEEED Summit each year. In addition, Brown and SEG have teamed up to develop and launch a learning accelerator for potential social entrepreneurs.
SEG’s new headquarters will be adjacent to the recently renovated space for Brown’s TRI-Lab program, an initiative for students, faculty, and community practitioners to work together to inquire and learn, conduct research, and create positive social impact in Providence and Rhode Island.
More information about SEG and the Grand Opening Events is available online.