Entrepreneurship
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When finding a job is difficult – or seems nearly impossible – one option is to hire yourself by starting a business. more
Paul Shire’s restaurant, 2 Pauls City Grill in East Providence, celebrated its first year in November, but snowstorms and bitter cold prevented him from launching a value menu to celebrate – until now. more
Rhode Island ranks among the worst states for the “economic clout” of women-owned firms, according to a report released last month. more
Two Rhode Islanders will be honored among more than 50 Global Enterprising Educators and Global Young Entrepreneurs receiving awards at the 2014 Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship Gala. more
Virtual technology developer Worlds Online Inc. has signed a letter of intent to acquire Sigal Consulting LLC, a Massachusetts-based firm that specializes in licensing and developing medical marijuana facilities, including the Thomas C. Slater Compassion Center in Providence. more
National Grid and CVS Caremark Corp. have partnered with Roger Williams University to announce a sponsorship for select minority-owned, women-owned and veteran-owned businesses to participate in an RWU program to assist them in soliciting business. more
Advocates for small business in Rhode Island got the ear of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s national ombudsman Tuesday to bring up concerns about the impact of federal regulations on local companies. more
The Rhode Island Business Plan Competition on Wednesday announced the 12 local emerging and would-be entrepreneurs who will compete as semi-finalists in the 2014 contest. more
Following their passions led this year’s Innovation Fellows to concrete projects that have the potential to affect the food and textile industries in Rhode Island, and perhaps beyond. more
The jewelry industry doesn’t just throw away the used rags, floor mats or spent metal-plating solution involved in manufacturing. more
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