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Building Futures, a program of The Providence Plan, was named the 2013 winner of the Governor’s Workforce Board’s Innovation Award. more
Swipely – the creator of a platform that helps local merchants accept payments and understand customers – has completed a $12 million Series B round of financing led by Shasta Ventures. more
PROVIDENCE – Protesters unhappy with the state’s ultimately doomed investment in 38 Studios LLC urged Rhode Island leaders last week to default on the money the state owes for the deal, The Associated Press reported. more
Despite the often overwhelming negativity in the public discourse about Rhode Island’s economy and its prospects – 56 percent of respondents to a recent PBN.com poll on this topic said the state deserves all the raspberries it receives – there are many good stories hereabouts, not the least of them being the Bryant University international-business senior practicum. more
Main Street Formals was recognized by the New Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce as 2013 small business of the year on June 20th. more
Small businesses in Rhode Island and Massachusetts have until July 22 to apply for working capital loans, the U.S. Small Business Administration reminded businesses on Thursday. more
Boston Beer Co., the parent of the Samuel Adams beer brand, has acquired the Coney Island beer brand from Shmaltz Brewing Co. for an undisclosed sum, according to the Boston Business Journal. more
Private nonprofit organizations in Rhode Island have until Aug. 5 to apply for Economic Injury Disaster Loans, the U.S. Small Business Administration reminded nonprofits on Friday. more
Karl Aspelund, assistant professor of design at the University of Rhode Island, was recently awarded a $15,000 grant from URI’s Council for Research to begin background research for a project on space apparel – namely how space communities will recycle and use clothing. His interest in the subject was sparked following a National Public Radio report about the 100 Year Starship Initiative, a program aimed at inspiring space travel by 2112. more
The Slater Technology Fund announced Tuesday that it has re-invested in Charlestown-based power distribution company VoltServer, committing $500,000 as part of the company’s $2 million Series A financing round. more
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