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Entrepreneurship
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People head into coffee shops to surf the Web, why not to stitch a pillow? That was the thinking behind a new business in North Providence, Whipstitch Sewing Café, which combines hot coffee with sewing machine rentals. You can sip as you … more
Mount Dream is an online network that aims to give would-be entrepreneurs a private source of consumer feedback on new or recently launched business ventures. "My goal is to be the first place people turn with their everyday ideas to see if … more
In 1995, shortly after incorporating, East Commerce Solutions Inc. began offering four-year contracts for credit card terminal services to merchants for $19.95 – $20 off the going rate. "I decided I was going to make less profit and give … more
Kevin Hegarty loves being out on the water, so about 12 years ago he decided to take what he loves and make it into a business. 12 Meter Charters Inc., owned by Hegarty and Eli Massar, is a yacht charter company based in Newport that mostly … more
In a digital age, the handwritten thank you note has its place. But most people don't have the time, or the handwriting grace, to handle 200 messages. That's where Beth Schart comes in. Her Coventry company, Personal Scribe Services, … more
Digital-content marketing is more than just selling a product or service. TWB Creative combines content marketing with Web writing and design, all of them equal passions of founder Travis Webster-Booth, who started his Providence-based … more
Last week the Rhode Island Foundation handed out the fourth round of its Innovation Fellowships, a program funded by Letitia and John Carter. The winners of this year's so-called "genius" grants, which award $300,000 to each project over … more
Mary T. O'Sullivan helps people get past feeling "stuck" in their careers. In 2013, with life-changing family events proving a distraction, O'Sullivan, of South Kingstown, took a voluntary … more
Hi-Tech Profiles Inc., Hi-Tech Machine and Fabrications and HTP Meds are sister companies with a common success story, marked by clean manufacturing and steady growth. Sharing common … more
The Retreat at Castle Hill by Farmaesthetics is about luxuriating in the natural order of things. For its mostly upscale clients, the partnership between Castle Hill Inn and the Farmaesthetics skin-care line, launched in October 2014, … more
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