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Care Thread is one of five winners of the fourth annual Pitch Fest competition hosted on Dec. 8 by TechSandBox, a science- and technology-based startup incubator based in Hopkinton, Mass. more
Paul Kubiski is trying to take the complexity and expense out of the modern cocktail, making it easier for people who want a nice drink at home, not an investment in stocking a full bar. His Bootblack Brand syrup, now sold in two varieties, … more
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 … more
Kelly Ramirez sees growth in the number of people who want to create a positive social and economic impact in Rhode Island. The trend works well for the CEO of Providence-based Social Enterprise Greenhouse, an accelerator comprising a … more
(Updated, 11:45 a.m., Sept. 21) 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. more
(Updated 12:22 p.m.) A business incubator created by state law is at risk of shuttering due to a lack of support from the legislature that fashioned it. Urban Ventures, a legislatively created incubator based in Providence, was originally formed to support … more
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.” more
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. more
The Rhode Island Business Plan Competition unveiled its 2016 winners Tuesday night, naming a two-man team that is developing a manufacturing process to make explosion-resistant fuel tanks the top winner. more
Lots of boys go through a blowing-things-up phase in their early adolescence. Ed Thorp’s was more explosive than most. The son of a security guard (his dad) and a Douglas Aircraft riveter (his mom) growing up in a working-class town near Los Angeles during and after World War II, at age 11 Thorp found a recipe for gunpowder in an old encyclopedia and began manufacturing it in large quantities, using it to power homemade rockets and rocket cars. more
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