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Entrepreneurship
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Harry Adler remembers eating lunch one day in 1987 when he started reading a story profiling a company called The Home Depot in the trade magazine Hardware Age. "I continued both reading and eating, but it ended up being more reading than … more
A search is underway for the best aging-focused startups in the world and it’s coming to Providence on May 23. more
Michael D. Croft is trying to transform the learning marketplace. The CEO of Volute Technologies Inc., founded last winter, is collaborating with local, national and international universities to develop an interactive learning platform … more
Two years ago, a device called the “Wingman” was created by University of Rhode Island students to prevent wingtips on planes from colliding while aircraft are being towed on the ground. more
(Updated 3:18 p.m.) SquadLocker, an online athletic apparel dealer, said it has signed a joint revenue agreement with USA Football, an organization which said it trains more high school and youth football coaches combined than any other in the United States. more
Providence is not the best place to start a business. In fact, it’s the second-worst large city in the nation to start one, ahead of only Ontario, Calif., according to the latest study by personal finance website Wallethub. 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
Richard G. Horan is senior managing director of the Slater Technology Fund, a state-backed venture capital fund charged with working with co-investors to support "entrepreneurs and technologists with the passion and vision to build high-value … more
Newport Nautical Timbers produces air-dried timber for boat building, furniture and other uses, filling a vacuum in the market, President Mike duPont says. DuPont co-founded the company in 2011 with a fellow graduate of International Yacht … more
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