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Entrepreneurship
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It costs a lot less to start an Internet company than it used to. This is venture capitalist Mark Andreessen, speaking in 2014: more
It's a blog. It's bridesmaid services. It's décor. Amy Fields and Kristina Wendell in October launched Prep & Pearls LLC as a hybrid blog, products and services website. The daily blog preppearls.com is aimed at 20-30-something-year-old … more
Simon Majumdar bounces onto stage at Trinity Repertory Co. with vigor, passing waist-high, orange-yellow letters that spell "BIF." With an English accent he begins to tell his story to a rapt audience. "I became suicidal – absolutely the … more
When Jeff Allain was a young accountant, working for financial-services giant Pricewaterhouse Coopers, he was assigned to the technology group. The work connected him with young tech executives, who were starting new businesses and products … more
What if every time you picked up a fried chicken wing, or a sticky corn-on-the-cob, you didn't have to lick your fingers clean or waste paper napkins cleaning up? Delicate, finger-protecting slip-ons, Wingerz, are now available for sale. … more
PROVIDENCE – MassChallenge will receive $100,000 through an Innovation Matching Grant to help Rhode Island create a "powerful innovation brand" and build its reputation as "an ideal state for entrepreneurship." The grant was one of … more
Moving the multidisciplinary design studio Shellshock Inc. to Providence last August, after two years in Boston, has helped the company grow, founder Mark Mason said. "I didn't see the value of being in a location with a lot of congestion … more
A car dealership in Massachusetts avoided a worker's compensation claim last year after internal video surveillance revealed the worker who allegedly fell on the job deliberately put water on the floor. That's one of many anecdotes … more
A family-based business composed of ingenious thinkers who know how to reinvent themselves to meet changing conditions. That's the formula that has kept New England Construction going strong, now in its second generation of leadership. … more
It turns out, strange as it sounds, that sharks like nuts. Who knew? That was good news in 2013 for three Providence-area entrepreneurs who were building a business that makes and sells high-protein nut butters, almond butters and protein powder. … more
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