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Creative Economy
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Karen Springer, owner of Johnston-based Spring Forward Resumes, was recently named a winner of the Thumbtack Best of 2015 Award for excellent customer reviews. Prior to starting her company, Springer worked for 13 years at major banks and at a local … more
Made in Warren is a nonprofit artists cooperative meant to be as affordable for members as it is supportive, says Diana Cole, a stained-glass artist and one of four board members. "Instead of paying a hefty commission in a retail store, in … more
Arnold Abatecola has always been drawn to what he called "futuristic stuff." The 79-year-old retired stonemason, who moved from Italy to Providence 60 years ago, says he was the first person in the Silver Lake neighborhood to install a … more
Anthony J. Mangiarelli, co-chair of the 2016 Rhode Island Business Plan Competition, talked about the kickoff event for the competition coming up on Oct. 15 and the new medical technology award. more
How profitable is the gourmet doughnut? A new food-maker retailer will soon know. PVDonuts, launched two months ago, in late May opened its first retail outlet at 200 Allens Ave. in Providence, sharing the space with Sin Desserts, a specialty … more
Nine judges have been named for the 2016 Rhode Island Business Plan Competition, the largest community-supported business plan competition in New England. more
The Dash Inc. businesses, Dash Delivery and Dash Bicycle Shop, began with one man, one bike. In 1994, Leo LaBelle filled in as a bicycle messenger at a courier service, for an employee who took the summer off. Once the summer … more
Entrepreneurial by nature, Deborah Schimberg did not foresee while studying comparative literature in the late 1970s at Brown University that she would eventually found and run a company that makes chewing gum from sustainable ingredients. … more
Artists Len Cabral and Charlene Carpenzano have been named local Rhode Island Pell Award winners for excellence in the arts. more
Five years ago, Durval Tavares, president and CEO of Aquabotix Technology Corp., moved his company into an incubator run by the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth for a seven-month stay. In October, following steady growth at other … more
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