RIoT hosts events across the country with a dual focus on education and business development. These events are free and open to the public, with the goal of convening organizations to talk about disruptive tech. Check out the recordings from RIoT’s virtual events on our YouTube Channel.

Looking for our free educational events, including our popular Lunch & Learn series? You may find them on our Education page. To view past RIoT events, click here.

RIoT Virginia Inaugural Pitch Night

August 24 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

RIoT’s startup pitch competition is coming to Virginia! With the launch of the first VA-based RIoT Accelerator Program in April, graduates from the inaugural cohort are ready to take the stage. Come hear high-energy startup pitches under the stars– founders [...]

The Future of Rural Entrepreneurship

September 7 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Entrepreneurship is foundational in rural economies. After all, most businesses are family businesses. Over the years, big business has often destabilized rural economies. But emerging trends show an increasing desire to live in high quality, smaller communities. Come out to [...]