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Entrepreneurship
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A coalition of several Newport-based entities and the Economic Development Foundation of Rhode Island will seek $2.1 million in Rebuild Rhode Island tax credits to create an innovation center. more
On Tuesday the Rhode Island Foundation announced the results of a report that analyzed the state’s small-business support capabilities, identified weaknesses in the business ecosystem and suggested opportunities for improvement. more
(Updated, July 1, 5:11 p.m.) Pneuhaus, a three-partner design and entertainment company, argues inflatable architecture is more than the bounce houses commonly seen at children's birthday parties. The Providence-based business constructs large-scale, inflatable … more
In early March, Emergency Production Inc. planned a "massive" video display for up to 5,000 guests at an annual sports-analytics conference hosted by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and ESPN. "We use video to build scenery and … more
(Updated 2:37 p.m.) Five Rhode Island firms made the Inc. 5000 list of America’s Fastest-Growing Companies with Chartwise Medical Systems Inc. leading the group. more
The third annual Práctico Innovation showcase resulted in three winners, and each will receive $1,500 to take their business ideas to the next level. 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
Like many small- to midsize-business owners, you may not have a video, but it's certainly time to get one. Entrepreneurs can sometimes be hesitant to have video as a part of their strategy because the return on investment can seem unclear. more
I spent the first 17 years of my career working in the New York area. In 2003 my wife and I quit our jobs and moved to Rhode Island for the quality of life. My career evolved into working with startups in the data and SaaS space. This led to nearly … more
It's no big secret that small businesses rule in Rhode Island. That's not to say big businesses play small roles, but with 96,166 small businesses employing more than half the state's private workforce – or 221,636 people – in 2012, the … more
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