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Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee announced the appointment Tuesday of David Savitz, vice president of research for Brown University, and Gerald Sonnenfeld, vice president of research and economic development for the University of Rhode Island, as co-chairs of the Rhode Island Science & Technology Advisory Council. more
Following an elevator-pitch lineup of smart-app, Web-platform and mobile-messenger developers, whose intangible products live in lines of code, Amir Ata Ghofrani, the co-founder and CEO of Quitbit, took center-stage at the Oct. 3 open house at Betaspring’s Providence headquarters. more
Mayor Angel Taveras said he is restarting a suspended city program that invested in startup businesses in the annual State of the City address Tuesday. more
A nonprofit dubbed the Food Innovation Nexus that has seven-figure funding from Johnson & Wales University is in start-up mode and plans to formally launch in January, Michael Allio, a co-founder, confirmed Tuesday. more
Startup accelerator Betaspring’s use of $1.4 million in federal State Small Business Credit Initiative funds may have violated U.S. Treasury Department requirements, according to an audit conducted by Lyon Park Associates. more
The Founders League Tuesday published the Providence Startup Map, a “snapshot” of the expanding entrepreneurial ecosystem in Rhode Island and nearby Massachusetts. more
Maritime businesses, food production and industrial design rose to the top in an analysis of opportunities for growth in Rhode Island identified during the latest “Make It Happen RI” sessions hosted by the Rhode Island Foundation and the R.I. Commerce Corporation. more
The U.S. Small Business Administration is now accepting nominations for the 2014 Rhode Island Small Business Person of the Year and other small-business awards. more
The R.I. Small Business Development Center, which will be hosted at the University of Rhode Island beginning Jan. 1, will operate a central office at URI’s South Kingstown campus and three sub-center offices in Smithfield, South Kingstown and Providence, the U.S. Small Business Administration announced Thursday. more
Cox Business and Inc. Magazine, in partnership with Providence Business News, will offer local entrepreneurs the chance to win a $5,000 Cox Business technology package at the Get Started RI business pitch competition. more
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