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Having invested all of its existing capital, Betaspring has decided to wait until spring 2015 to launch its next startup accelerator session as it seeks to raise new funding and focus on its current portfolio. more
Elected officials, including Gov. Gina M. Raimondo, will meet with more than 150 small business owners, leaders and advocates during the 8th Annual Rhode Island Economic Summit Friday to discuss the state’s small business climate. more
(Updated, 5:14 p.m.) A Cherrystone Angel Group portfolio business has entered into an acquisition agreement of $140 million with a European buyer specializing in bio-analytical testing and genomic services. more
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) administrator has applauded President Barack Obama’s signing of the 2015 National Defense Authorization Act, which contains a provision aimed toward increasing women-owned small businesses access to the federal contracting marketplace. more
After advancing slightly in last year’s ranking, Rhode Island dropped once again to dead last in CNBC’s America’s Top States for Business 2014 report. The 2014 ranking represents the third time in the last four years that Rhode Island came in at No. 50 in the CNBC report, which scored all 50 states on 56 measures of economic competitiveness. more
Spectra Systems Corp. announced Monday its receipt of two U.S. patents that the company says will go toward saving central banks billions of dollars annually on costs associated with replacing soiled banknotes. more
Whether it feels like it or not, the long-awaited economic recovery has begun! more
Rhode Island ranks as the least friendly state in the U.S. for small business, according to a new survey by Thumbtack.com of 12,000 entrepreneurs. more
Jewelry design company Haverhill Inc. launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise money to develop its 2015 fine jewelry collection, and already has surpassed its funding goal. more
Mark Stewart has been appointed the new state director of the R.I. Small Business Development Center, Stewart told Providence Business News Monday. Stewart, who was previously director of the Small Business Center at Halifax Community College in Weldon, N.C., began his job in Rhode Island in June. more
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