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Creative Economy
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Walter Callender, co-founder and managing partner of Práctico Innovation, discusses with Providence Business News the results of its recent competition and the private company’s mission. more
Nine judges have been announced for the 2015 Rhode Island Business Plan Competition, expected to award up to $200,000 in prizes. more
Five years ago, Durval Tavares, president and CEO of Aquabotix Technology Corp., moved his company into an incubator run by the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth for a seven-month stay. In October, following steady growth at other … more
A ringing bell echoes loudly in the foyer of ParsonsKellogg LLC. The sound interrupts Director of Business Development Bryan McWilliams midsentence. He's explaining how the East Providence company represents Rhode Island as a top player in … 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
(Updated 3:09 p.m.) Eleven entrepreneurs with Rhode Island connections have made it onto Forbes’ annual “30 under 30” list released Monday. 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
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
(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
Jewelry design company Haverhill Inc. launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise money to develop its 2015 fine jewelry collection, and already has surpassed its funding goal. more
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