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Slater Technology Fund Head Launches New, University-Focused Venture Fund

“Rhode Island’s rich university landscape offers fertile ground for innovative, public interest-focused research. But translating those ideas into reality requires money, and that can sometimes be hard for early-stage startups to secure. Enter RightHill Ventures, a newly launched investment fund aimed at helping university-driven ventures secure initial and later-stage funding to grow their business ideas….

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Find Those Funds

RightHill Ventures founder Thorne Sparkman will join other expert panelists to provide valuable tips and insights on how to get early-stage funding at the “Find Those Funds” workshop, hosted by RI Business Competition. This event is free and open to the public but pre-registration is encouraged.

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RightHill Ventures Launches to Accelerate the Journey from Research to Startup for University Innovations

PROVIDENCE, RI – February 22, 2022 – RightHill Ventures, a new fund dedicated to providing seed-stage capital and other startup support, has launched specifically to target university research-driven ventures and founders, building from a beachhead at Brown University.

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Q & A with RightHill Ventures Founder Thorne Sparkman

Thorne Sparkman, the founder of RightHill Ventures, is the managing director of the Slater Technology Fund, an evergreen, not-for-profit seed fund dedicated to supporting new venture development in Rhode Island. Here he shares his reasons for starting a new private investment fund.

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