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Entrepreneurship
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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
Leandra Elberger, senior communications and development manager for New York City-based Venture for America, discussed with Providence Business News how the organization hosts a five-week training program at Brown University every year with the new cohort of Venture for America fellows. The program prepares them so that they will be ready to make an immediate impact on their companies and communities when they begin their placements at the end of the summer. Starting today, members of five classes of Venture for America fellows will return to Brown for three days to participate in activities centered around building the Venture for America community and fostering entrepreneurship in cities like Providence. 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
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
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