The winner of the fourth Get Started Rhode Island pitch competition put on by Cox Business and Inc. Magazine believes that information technology can empower food service enterprises, from restaurants to universities, to prepare fresher, sustainable food for their customers. And at the same time, farmers can use the technology to find a more robust and consistent marketplace for their goods.
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SquadLocker, an online athletic apparel dealer, said it has signed a joint revenue agreement with USA Football, an organization which said it trains more high school and youth football coaches combined than any other in the United States.
Some of the hottest, up-and-coming executive chefs in Rhode Island are under 35.
"With the resource of [Johnson & Wales University, which] has proximity to restaurants, chefs tend to stay or move here," observed chef John Elkhay.
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Shakespeare, Jane Austen and Virginia Woolf paid former First Lady Barbara Bush a birthday visit last summer, courtesy of TEN31 Productions of Pawtucket.
The company outfits and hires actors who perform "living art" at special events.
When Natalie Morello left New York City to open Shoppe Pioneer, a women's fashion and lifestyle boutique, in Providence in 2011, it was her first time in the Ocean State.
Through her prior job as a sales manager, she knew there wouldn't be …
By Chelsea Boulrisse | Contributing Writer
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Startup Weekend Education, a weekend-long crash course in entrepreneurship, is coming to Providence on Friday to take aspiring business owners from idea to startup in 54 hours.
The R.I. Economic Development Corp. is urging the R.I. Superior Court to approve a proposed settlement in the ongoing 38 Studios LLC lawsuit, despite a recent legal objection that the state is calling “inflammatory.”
Which startup this year has the best business pitch in Rhode Island? Six Rhode Island entrepreneurs hope to answer that question next month during the “Get Started RI” business pitch competition hosted by Cox Business and Inc. Magazine.