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Entrepreneurship
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A native of Venezuela, Oscar Mejias immigrated to the United States in 2003. Only four years later, during the buildup to the Great Recession, Mejias had laid the foundation for HITEP, which stands for Hispanic Technology & Education … more
Heading to new destinations to learn about local culture is nothing new in travel. But in recent years, the rise of experiential travel has encouraged communities and business owners to immerse visitors in their experience. Instead of … more
Linda and Bill Bohmbach, married co-owners of Portsmouth-based Home Healthsmith LLC, founded the business because they wanted to empower people with the mobility and safety to age comfortably in place. What started first as an idea and a … more
Little changes can have big consequences. Just ask merchants along a number of Providence's most important retail corridors. When the city looked at installing parking meters along Wickenden Street, the merchants' association there fought … more
Merger and acquisition SPECIALISTS say there are windows in the market and economy during which business owners can realize the most value from selling their companies. And the window has been open for a few years now, as private-equity … 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
Connecting executives in the C-suite across the country's major metropolitan hubs to jobs and one another is what sets Browning Associates apart from the average headhunter, says founder and President John Seraichyk. Using a private, … more
After more than a decade of lost focus and financial instability, Gayle Corrigan knew the Greater Providence YMCA needed new direction through dynamic leadership. Even though the nonprofit had assembled what the chairwoman of the board of … more
Ruben D. Ogando and his brother Reymond were born in the Dominican Republic, where their mother made them learn to tailor growing up. Thirty-three years ago, Reymond started a tailoring and laundromat company in Providence. Ruben, who first … 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
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