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Last week, the Kauffman Foundation released its 2015 Kauffman Index: Startup Activity, and the Providence-New Bedford-Fall River metro area ranked No. 34 out of the 40 cities measured (Boston ranked No. 22). The index measures the … more
With a background in finance, Salma Elboulaaidi knows the importance of a diverse portfolio, which plays into her business approach at Empire Market LLC in Providence. "We want to offer a little bit of everything," Elboulaaidi said. … more
Part restoration, part rejuvenation, the Eliza Williams Restorative Body Therapies Spa opened last March at the Regency Plaza complex in downtown Providence. Owners Taylor Williams and Kerry Manter met while working as massage therapists … more
PROVIDENCE – Brown University is launching an interdisciplinary center for entrepreneurship with a $25 million gift from alumnus Jonathan M. Nelson, founder and CEO of Providence Equity Partners. Nelson, class of 1977, said he was … more
WARREN – Ava Anderson LLC will close and reopen without the Anderson family that launched the business, the company reported last week in an online message to its customers, citing attacks against the company founder and her products. The … more
Founder of Nasty Gal, $100 million online fashion retailer, recounts her twisted path to success. Portfolio ISBN 9781591847939 | $26.95 more
A significant change in the city's restaurant landscape was discovered recently. It happened while consulting with Providence Business News to put together the 2016 Book of Lists' ranking of Providence restaurants by seating capacity. The … more
1 What's your take on the small-business market in Rhode Island? As in many other states, there is a strong core of people who are interested in starting or growing their small businesses. Small-business owners are passionate about their … more
Karen Springer, owner of Johnston-based Spring Forward Resumes, was recently named a winner of the Thumbtack Best of 2015 Award for excellent customer reviews. Prior to starting her company, Springer worked for 13 years at major banks and at a local … more
The three partners of SproutRI are all customers, as well as owners, of the co-working space they've set up at the Rising Sun Mills campus at 166 Valley St. in Providence. Jim Van, founder, of Providence, and fellow partners John Kevorkian, … more
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