Locke Lord was a proud sponsor of the Rhode Island Business Plan Competition, which aims to create and foster growth companies in Rhode Island that increased local employment. Andrew Capalbo, Andrew Hughes and Jeff Jefferson attended.
Established in 2000, the Rhode Island Business Competition is supported by private businesses, investors, foundations, colleges and universities, public entities, nonprofit organizations,and former competitors. Today, it is the leading community-supported business plan competition in the Northeast. The Competition encourages plans for new businesses, as well as from early stage companies. An early stage, or seed stage, company typically is at the inventor stage where there is an idea, a concept, or even a product, but little or no income has been generated yet.
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