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Creative Economy
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(Updated 9:46 a.m. and 2:56 p.m.) A 22-year-old Brown University senior made Forbes’ 2017 30 under 30 list of the top change-makers and innovators in the country. more
BIOTECHNOLOGY Health care is an innovative industry, but Ximedica knows it takes more than a great idea to make a difference. For more than 30 years, this Providence-based company has collaborated with creative thinkers, … more
A product that promotes comfort for people who need to wear prosthetics won the Rhode Island Business Plan Competition’s annual statewide Elevator Pitch Contest Tuesday night. more
Meg Wirth was studying deaths related to childbirth in Indonesia when one of her colleagues, an obstetrician, died of childbirth complications at a hospital. She calls the death sobering because it highlights how easily childbirth-related … more
It's not often that a manager for a manufacturer of soap and similar products stands in front of a group of designers explaining the intricacies of personal-care regulations. And yet, that is exactly what Chris Buckley was doing in January. … 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
The winner of the fourth Get Started Rhode Island pitch competition put on by Cox Business and Inc. Magazine believes that information technology can empower food service enterprises, from restaurants to universities, to prepare fresher, sustainable food for their customers. And at the same time, farmers can use the technology to find a more robust and consistent marketplace for their goods. more
(Updated, 11:45 a.m., Sept. 21) Startup Weekend Education, a weekend-long crash course in entrepreneurship, is coming to Providence on Friday to take aspiring business owners from idea to startup in 54 hours. 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
Wouldn't it be fun to run a company that has accomplished what so many set out to do – leverage strong existing brands to generate new revenue streams? While it's not the only reason, Hasbro Inc.'s success at executing on that business … more
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