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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
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
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
Startup accelerator Betaspring is putting a new twist on shopping local this holiday season. more
Artists Len Cabral and Charlene Carpenzano have been named local Rhode Island Pell Award winners for excellence in the arts. more
DESIGNxRI has unveiled recipients of the Providence Design Catalyst grant program, in which 17 city businesses will receive up to $35,000 each. more
Greycork, a startup that sells easy-to-assemble furniture geared to urban millennials, recently closed a $1 million series seed funding round led by ff Venture Capital and others. more
The National Park Service has added Ram Point, a circa 1903 Colonial Revival-style summer estate located in the Avondale section of Westerly, to the National Register of Historic Places. more
RevUp by Betaspring recently announced the addition of three new companies to its portfolio and is looking to add a few more before year’s end. It said it is specifically looking to recruit from the Rhode Island market. more
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