Newport This Week: Entrepreneurs Make Their Pitch

As part of RI Startup week, the Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce sponsored a “Quick Pitch” contest at Innovate New­port on Oct. 22, where 12 local en­trepreneurs and business owners had three minutes to convince judges that their startup was de­serving of top prize.

Need an easier way to secure furniture movers to your new apartment? Are you looking for a “pop-up” space to sell your goods rather than pay for traditional brick-and-mortar? Are you a boat owner interested in making the switch to electric motors? Or maybe you would like to take an online training course on child­care, while also finding a suitable nanny.

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