Updated October 21 at 6:28pm
Creative Economy
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The growth of food as an industry is well-known in Rhode Island, so it wasn't startling to see it emerge last week as one of five potential economic-development clusters for Providence to cultivate. What was surprising was the pace of … more
PROVIDENCE – Nortek Security & Control LLC has launched Numera EverThere, which connects senior citizens with their loved ones through real-time monitoring. Nortek Security, a division of Nortek … more
People head into coffee shops to surf the Web, why not to stitch a pillow? That was the thinking behind a new business in North Providence, Whipstitch Sewing Café, which combines hot coffee with sewing machine rentals. You can sip as you … more
MassChallenge will receive $100,000 through an Innovation Matching Grant to help Rhode Island create a “powerful innovation brand” and build its reputation as “an ideal state for entrepreneurship.” more
(Updated 12:13 p.m.) Shakespeare, Jane Austen and Virginia Woolf paid former First Lady Barbara Bush a birthday visit last summer, courtesy of TEN31 Productions of Pawtucket. The company outfits and hires actors who perform "living art" at special events. … more
Anastasia Laurenzi and Michael Larsen met as graduate students at the Rhode Island School of Design. Today, the duo are partners in life and work. Last summer they launched the artisan furniture and architecture company Oblique Studio LLC in … more
Steve Heath has been the executive director of FabNewport since July 2015; With a tagline of “dream, design, make,” FabNewport holds a variety of programs for people of all ages to channel their inner maker and create products. Heath talks with Providence Business News about some of the projects and the second annual Rhode Island Mini Maker Faire: East Bay Edition, which will be held Oct. 15 from noon-5 p.m. at the Florence Gray Center at 1 York St., Newport. more
Justin Savage, CEO of EveryBill in East Providence, talks with Providence Business News about his firm, which specializes in Web-based enterprise payment management software for companies, and how … more
The R.I. Economic Development Corp. is urging the R.I. Superior Court to approve a proposed settlement in the ongoing 38 Studios LLC lawsuit, despite a recent legal objection that the state is calling “inflammatory.” more
A national consultant has advised the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission to create a business innovation district in Providence that is larger than the existing footprint of undeveloped land, and to create an advisory council that would include the perspectives of anchor industries and universities. more
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