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Convenor of the Emerging Data Technology Community.

Driver of Economic Development.

Accelerator for Startups.

RIoT is dedicated to capturing the data economy opportunities of emerging markets.  We offer a research and development lab, educational programs, corporate and government innovation courses and workshops, events and a startup accelerator. From local to national to global, our team of emerging technology experts are passionate about net neutrality, disruptive technology, supporting innovative entrepreneurs and building connections in our worldwide community of industry leaders, cutting-edge faculty and government officials.


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RIoT Events

We bring individuals and organizations together to talk about disruptive tech. Our educational and business development events are held across the country and are always free and open to the public. We offer a variety of digital and in-person events. 

RIoT Education

Learn how to adapt, scale and capture market growth. Our RIoT education programs explore emerging technologies, such as IoT, Web 3.0 and the metaverse, business and the data economy.


Join us for Lunch & Learns, Happy Hours and business coaching programs.

Casual Business Meeting
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Research & Development Lab

RIoT Labs is a hardware, wireless and software prototyping lab with all the tools for full-stack proof-of-concept prototyping. Whether designing and building circuit boards, testing electronics, connecting to wireless networks or analyzing and visualizing data, we provide startups with the tools they need to succeed.

Startup Accelerator

Join a consortium of more than 90 companies through our RIoT Accelerator Program (RAP).  Over 12 weeks you’ll learn a variety of entrepreneurial processes from research commercialization to startup growth to corporate innovation projects:

Connect with industry partners and customers


Leverage an engineering prototyping lab, resources and equipment

Access an emerging tech ecosystem of government, academic and industry collaborators

RAP is stage and industry agnostic. Whether you are a startup, a motivated entrepreneur pursuing your next idea, or part of a company seeking an independent environment to launch a new project, all should apply. We also accept applications for technical and business talent who want to join a RAP team.

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