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The Business Innovation Factory’s ninth annual Collaborative Innovation Summit – BIF-9 – has sold out. more
Security and Exchange Commission rule changes that include requiring angel investors to file financial information with a third party in order to invest in startups that do public solicitation for funding has investment groups and entrepreneurs in Rhode Island and across the nation up in arms. more
Easton LaChappelle was obviously nervous addressing the audience at the Business Innovation Factory’s ninth annual Collaborative Innovation Summit, but that’s to be expected when you’re 17 years old. more
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
Kevin B. Murphy of Warwick has not only been busy setting up new incubator startup and title insurance companies; he has resurrected his dormant law firm – all in the past two months, to catch what he believes may be a wave of economic rebounding. more
Women-owned businesses in Rhode Island are not growing at the rate as those in the rest of the country. Even more alarming, while the number of businesses is growing at that slower pace, the number of people employed by women-owned companies has actually shrunk since 1997, according to a survey by American Express. 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
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