Our members are called Stakeholders
Representing a sense of ownership, covenant, and belonging.





RICE Stakeholder Experience

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A Place to Be

Need a company address and mailbox? Office or meeting space? High-speed internet? Copy shop? It’s all here for you so the little things don’t become big barriers for your business.

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A Place to Grow

Our BIG IDEAS platform meets you where you are on your journey, from startup to scale-up, while giving you the practical knowledge you need to grow your business faster.

A Place to Thrive

Business success is often more about who you know than what you know. RICE will open doors to new relationships and resources, accelerating your business growth.

Requirements and Expectations

RICE works with any type of company – whether they are just starting out with their first idea, or trying to scale an existing business. We have solo-preneurs and companies with growing employee bases. We support all industries and possibilities. Current Stakeholder Companies are concentrated in consulting, tech, food & beverage, film & media, and education. RICE stakeholders represent a swath of main street and tech companies at various stages, from ideation to more seasoned revenue generating companies.

Our Current Stakeholders

52%

WOMEN LED COMPANIES

6

AVERAGE YEARS IN BUSINESS

508

TOTAL JOBS REPRESENTED

TOP 5

INDUSTRIES: CONSULTING, TECH, F&B, FILM/MEDIA AND EDUCATION

40%

FROM SURROUNDING ZIP CODES 30313 & 30318

How To Join

Attend a Russell Center Stakeholder info session

Apply to become a stakeholder using the online application form.

Fill out the Stakeholder application.

You will receive an update on what the next steps are and the status of your application within 10 business days after completion.

Attend RICE Stakeholder Orientation.

Ready to Become a Success Story?

This is where it starts.