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At the monthly Providence Geeks dinner at AS220, Teespring co-founder and CEO Walker Williams provided some insight into how his crowdfunding platform for custom apparel has risen to become the latest juggernaut startup in Providence. more
Cheryl Merchant, president and CEO of textiles manufacturer Hope Global, will receive the 2014 New England Businesswoman of the Year award at Bryant University’s annual Women’s Summit on March 14. The award recognizes excellence in a female founder, president or CEO of a New England-based multimillion-dollar business. more
The city is teaming with Rhode Island School of Design and local business groups to launch a new accelerator program for design-centered entrepreneurs. more
One year ago, jewelry-design company Haverhill Inc. was little more than an idea on a piece of paper. Today, CEO Alison Cariati is preparing to file the Providence company’s first corporate tax return after a strong holiday season and has begun talking about the day when Haverhill might be able to hire full-time employees and move into an office of its own. more
On Friday, March 28, representatives from the Facebook Small Business Boost team will hold a free workshop in Providence, hosted by the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce, to teach approximately 400 small-business owners how they can use Facebook to grow their companies. more
Food & Wine magazine has nominated two Rhode Island chefs to compete in the fourth annual People’s Best New Chef award contest, which honors talented up-and-coming culinary professionals who have run their own kitchens for fewer than five years. more
Rhode Island ranks among the worst states for the “economic clout” of women-owned firms, according to a report released last month. more
The jewelry industry doesn’t just throw away the used rags, floor mats or spent metal-plating solution involved in manufacturing. more
Paul, a business owner, writes in response to my article on children who stay on their parents’ insurance. He describes something I’ve never heard before: more
Two Rhode Islanders will be honored among more than 50 Global Enterprising Educators and Global Young Entrepreneurs receiving awards at the 2014 Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship Gala. more
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