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Entrepreneurship
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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
Dixie Carroll never daydreamed about owning her own store. That wasn't the origin of J Marcel, a women's clothing and accessories store that started in Providence and recently expanded into a second location in Barrington. She started out … more
The Slater Technology Fund is a nonprofit investor in innovative startups. It provides seed and early-stage capital for new tech companies, allowing them to purchase equipment, fit out labs or help cover payroll. It is a player in 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
Venture capitalists made fewer bets in the U.S. last quarter, while putting a larger proportion of their money into the most mature private companies, according to research firm PitchBook Data. more
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