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Creative Economy
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(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
(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
WateFire Providence over the next four months will continue work to renovate a 38,000-square-foot former factory as a headquarters and multi-use performing arts center. more
Tobias Stapleton, assistant vice chancellor and director of the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, talks with Providence Business News about the Southern New England Entrepreneurs Forum. more
(Updated, July 1, 5:11 p.m.) Pneuhaus, a three-partner design and entertainment company, argues inflatable architecture is more than the bounce houses commonly seen at children's birthday parties. The Providence-based business constructs large-scale, inflatable … more
The CEO of Social Enterprise Greenhouse talks about its inaugural food-accelerator cohort and what it means to concentrate on one industry. more
Leandra Elberger, senior communications and development manager for New York City-based Venture for America, discussed with Providence Business News how the organization hosts a five-week training program at Brown University every year with the new cohort of Venture for America fellows. The program prepares them so that they will be ready to make an immediate impact on their companies and communities when they begin their placements at the end of the summer. Starting today, members of five classes of Venture for America fellows will return to Brown for three days to participate in activities centered around building the Venture for America community and fostering entrepreneurship in cities like Providence. more
Providence is one of the best cities for startups in the country. more
(Updated 2:07 p.m.) DesignxRI will present lifetime achievement and emerging designer awards to four local designers, one posthumously, during its Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Sept. 22 as part of its third annual Design Week RI celebration. more
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