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Creative Economy
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Charity by Design, the philanthropic arm of jewelry maker Alex and Ani LLC, has donated more than $30 million since its inception five years ago to more than 44 charitable organizations worldwide. more
The three partners of SproutRI are all customers, as well as owners, of the co-working space they've set up at the Rising Sun Mills campus at 166 Valley St. in Providence. Jim Van, founder, of Providence, and fellow partners John Kevorkian, … more
Venture capitalists made fewer bets in the U.S. last quarter, while putting a larger proportion of their money into the most mature private companies, according to research firm PitchBook Data. more
Ned McCrory is the managing partner for Batchelor, Frechette, McCrory Michael & Co. They are a well-respected accounting firm in Providence, serving clients across the country. As managing partner, Ned has helped inject into the firm's … more
An independent analysis of promising economic clusters for Providence to nurture has identified five stars: life sciences, food processing and packaging, social enterprise, design coupled with advanced manufacturing, and education technology. more
Brian Galvin is co-founder of Providence-based uWurks, a searchable database of hourly workers. The company – launched earlier this year – plans a 2016 national rollout. The website at www.uWurk.com replaces the old system of placing job ads … more
Author of "Eat, Pray, Love" discusses attitudes, habits and approaches we need to embrace. Riverhead Books ISBN 9781594634710 | $14 more
Nicole D'Andrea wanted her MacBook to fit inside her "Mr. Arrogant" handbag, one of several styles her company designs, so she put the zipper on the side. "I try to keep the pieces stylish but classic and functional," she explained. "I want … more
Inside the Ocean State Job Lot store in Pawtucket, Joe Auger flipped through a sales flier. He was on the hunt for an outdoor extension cord, the one advertised at $15 for 25 feet. One aisle over, his wife, Susan, found a gift for their … more
Graphic Ink Inc. opened its doors in 1997 with two employee-owners, including one who kept the books after-hours, after finishing her other job. Eighteen years later, the business on Warren Avenue in East Providence is still located in the … more
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