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Entrepreneurship
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Andy Posner founded Capital Good Fund, a nonprofit, certified community-development financial institution that offers small loans and personalized financial and health coaching to families in Rhode Island, Florida and Delaware, while getting his … more
Social Enterprise Greenhouse will launch its seventh Impact Accelerator cohort on Jan. 19. more
What are the biggest hurdles to starting a business in Rhode Island? It's a small state and there is not a tremendous amount of talent that's acceptable. That's forced me to open a second location in Cambridge, Mass., to attract [talent]. … more
What are the biggest hurdles to starting a business in Rhode Island? The lack of a strong technology-business ecosystem. In other parts of the U.S. there is a strong ecosystem of high-growth technology businesses and employees. You can't … more
What are the biggest hurdles to starting a business in Rhode Island? For entrepreneurs, it's always difficult to fund a startup … but, Rhode Island has done a really good job building the right ecosystem so young entrepreneurs can gain … more
Although their backgrounds are diverse and the reasons for their arrival in Providence varied, the nonprofit Beautiful Day has learned that refugees all have a common motivation: a job to support their family. "Refugees need jobs," said … more
What are the biggest hurdles to starting a business in Rhode Island? Time is money. One time delay can have a negative domino effect on your schedule, which ultimately affects your budget. Rhode Island's size can be an asset when starting a … more
Linda Rossi, co-owner of Nettie's Kettle Corn LLC, was at a festival in Florida with her parents the first time she tasted kettle corn. "What's kettle corn?" she remembers asking her father when he told her to buy him a bag. After … more
Finding enough money to start a business is hard enough, but the challenge is exacerbated in the health and wellness sector. For health and wellness startups, developing products requires a lot of money and draws a special type of scrutiny … more
A total of $11.7 million was invested in Rhode Island venture capital-backed companies in the fourth quarter, bringing the total investment for the year to $23.7 million. more
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