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Entrepreneurship
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During the Great Recession, Newport-based engineer Tim Moulton bought a computer-controlled wood-cutting machine from a downsizing business for no specific reason, other than it was a great deal and that someday it could become useful. Last … more
Robert C. Baxter Jr. in 2014 was all set to bring his urban wind-energy system to market when he was diagnosed with lymphoma. The cancer put Baxter and Warwick-based CBC LLC, the company he owns with his wife, Leslie Walaska Baxter, on a … more
When Justin C. Hoffler was in middle school he cut a deal with his parents: straight A's on his next report card and they would buy him an all-terrain vehicle. Hoffler hit the books, got the A's and rode into his seventh-grade summer on a … more
Webster Bank this month announced the hiring of Gregory Gould, former lender relations specialist at the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Rhode Island office. He talks about expectations for his new position. more
Leah C. Rosin-Pritchard has worked in various kitchens since the age of 19. But after a decade of learning different aspects of the trade from others, she decided to launch her own healthy baked-goods line called Leah's Recipe LLC. "I was … more
Akanksha Aga says the benefit of having her husband as a business partner is that they can have impromptu business meetings over dinner. The downside, she says, is that they can have impromptu business meetings over dinner. "It's a … more
Are entrepreneurs crazy? The question has certainly been asked. The costs of the startup life can seem insanely high. You give up your salary and benefits and find yourself eating delivery pizza and living with roommates into your 30s. You never have a day off. You will live with the constant risk that everything could come crashing down around you, leaving you with no job, no income and a black mark on your resume. more
Over the past 17 years, we've had the opportunity to consult with hundreds of foundations, nonprofits and professional-services firms. At the beginning of most engagements we'll gather a group of executives, managers and staff members in a … more
Numbers by themselves rarely tell a complete story. And that's certainly the case when assessing the success of emerging local industries. In terms of beer production, for example, the state trails the rest of New England by a wide margin, … more
On an island where many businesses are seasonal, the HeART Space Community Art Center on Block Island intends to provide a year-round outlet for artists and residents. Opened in March by Paige Gaffett and Felicia Cinquegrana, a weaver and … more
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