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Johnson & Wales University Dean Emeritus Karl J. Guggenmos has launched a consulting firm, Culinary Solutions International LLC, to take advantage of his more than 50 years in the culinary field. His business venture was born out of his … more
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. more
1 What are a few of the advantages in the recent move from Providence to Pawtucket? Providence was great to be right in the middle of everything, but it was really just an office. The move to Pawtucket means we've taken that leap toward … more
Darin Tripoli, owner of Sunshine Vape, has a dim view of the purpose of federal regulation of electronic cigarettes. The new rules, announced in early May, will require e-cigarette-related businesses to obtain U.S. Food and Drug … more
Lisa J. Raiola is founder and president of Hope & Main in Warren, Rhode Island's first culinary business incubator. She's also vice president of institutional advancement at Roger Williams University. Raiola, who lives in Bristol, conceptualized … more
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
With 20 years of combined experience working with food and wine, husband and wife Jesse Dominick Sgro and Anne Sage take a great deal of care in what type of wines they bring into Rhode Island. Indeed, the limited wine selection available … more
Pat Sabatino had been planning Datarista since 2009. A 32-year veteran of the technology industry, Sabatino described the company he founded in July 2015 as a "router for data." Acting as a middleman software, or "middleware," … more
Entering his 15th season of operating Rhode Island Fast Ferry Inc., president and CEO Charles A. Donadio Jr., specializes in operating high-speed, aluminum catamarans off the East Coast. "I've always been on the ocean," Donadio said. "I … more
The pitch: We make boating simple Years in business: Since 2009 Employees: 7 Cost to obtain franchise: $38,000 initial franchise fee; $140,000-$240,000 … more
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