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Steven Gibree is a veteran in the baby-products industry and his experience is paying off. His newest venture, Baby's Journey Inc., is projected to triple its annual sales to $9 million this year. Born and raised in Rhode Island, Gibree's … more
When I started my business in 1997, I knew I had to follow simple business mottos: Buy good, quality ingredients, make a desirable product, and never decline a customer's request. I immediately recognized buying good, quality ingredients … more
The Smaller Business Association of New England has extended the deadline for nominations to March 4 for this year’s New England Innovation Awards program. more
Massachusetts may be the most innovative state, but Rhode Island is not too far behind. Rhode Island ranked 13th on a list of the leading technology states from the Massachusetts Innovation Economy’s annual index, and 14th on on the Bloomberg State Innovation Index. more
Applications for the RevUp accelerator program are due March 17. more
Nine judges have been named for the 2016 Rhode Island Business Plan Competition, the largest community-supported business plan competition in New England. more
Steve Jobs once commented, "If today were the last day of your life, would you want to do what you are about to do today?" These are words to live by as Jobs, both literally and figuratively, certainly knew the tender balance between … more
A 2015 study by the Fiscal Policy Institute found that in Providence from 2000 to 2013 the number of Main Street businesses – which was defined as the kinds of shops and services that were "the backbone of neighborhoods" – owned by U.S.-born … more
The Internet of Things is one of the gadget industry's brightest hopes in a world that's saturated with smartphones. Sensors are cheap, and digital giants such as Amazon and Google are aggressively pushing their voice-command technology. The … more
MojoTech founder Nick Kishfy first ran the Providence-based web- and mobile-app development company from his backyard patio when it launched in 2008. Fast-forward eight years and MojoTech registered at more than $7 million in revenue in … more
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