Updated September 26 at 8:27pm
Entrepreneurship
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Shannon Hughey Cornicelli first thought about owning a gymnastics training facility when she was 4 years old, watching Mary Lou Retton win a gold medal at the 1984 Olympics. When she graduated from the University of Rhode Island in 2003 … more
Thirteen communities are eligible to participate in the Working Cities Challenge through the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and receive between $300,000 and $500,000 over a three-year period to implement initiatives to improve the lives of low-income residents. more
Neal Fine, CEO of Aquanis LLC in North Kingstown, talks about the company that he founded last year and how he became involved in the wind energy research business, focusing on making wind turbines “smarter.” more
As a business consultant, John Boudreau repeatedly found employers and employees moving in different directions, with inconsistent goals. The recurring pattern pushed him in March to start Cranston-based software company Envisionable LLC, … more
Todd Thomas, founder of Tinker Bristol, a nonprofit manufacturing incubator and co-working space, talks about representing Rhode Island at the 2016 National Week of Makers held in Washington, D.C., in June. more
I’m seeing lots of news reports about the end of the new Silicon Valley tech “bubble.” I put that word in quotes because the current situation doesn’t look much like the bubble of the late 1990s. But there still might soon be a broad drop in funding for startups, and a fall in the valuations of these companies. more
Two young companies are profiled in this week's edition of PBN, and while their stories are heartwarming and their successes so far are heartening, how they got where they are can be instructive to us all. Doctor's Choice, all of 4 years … more
(Updated 10:55 a.m.) Thomas Parsons Kellogg III, president of ParsonsKellogg LLC, has been named Rhode Island’s Small Business Person of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration. more
DESIGNxRI has unveiled recipients of the Providence Design Catalyst grant program, in which 17 city businesses will receive up to $35,000 each. more
A student storage venture captured first place in Johnson & Wales University’s fifth annual “SharkFest” student entrepreneurship competition Tuesday. more
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