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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
Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis released data on Friday that indicates that April through June was Rhode Island’s best second quarter since the 2008 economic downturn, although the number of new business entities created during that period increased only modestly compared to a year ago. more
The Founders League Tuesday published the Providence Startup Map, a “snapshot” of the expanding entrepreneurial ecosystem in Rhode Island and nearby Massachusetts. more
Maritime businesses, food production and industrial design rose to the top in an analysis of opportunities for growth in Rhode Island identified during the latest “Make It Happen RI” sessions hosted by the Rhode Island Foundation and the R.I. Commerce Corporation. more
The U.S. Small Business Administration is now accepting nominations for the 2014 Rhode Island Small Business Person of the Year and other small-business awards. more
PROVIDENCE – Protesters unhappy with the state’s ultimately doomed investment in 38 Studios LLC urged Rhode Island leaders last week to default on the money the state owes for the deal, The Associated Press reported. more
The R.I. Small Business Development Center, which will be hosted at the University of Rhode Island beginning Jan. 1, will operate a central office at URI’s South Kingstown campus and three sub-center offices in Smithfield, South Kingstown and Providence, the U.S. Small Business Administration announced Thursday. more
Cox Business and Inc. Magazine, in partnership with Providence Business News, will offer local entrepreneurs the chance to win a $5,000 Cox Business technology package at the Get Started RI business pitch competition. more
Josh Hatfield, a registered nurse who owns a 5-year-old, Web-based, medical-supply company in East Greenwich, had never heard of “nurture marketing” until he met David Nash at a TeamWorks Mastermind meeting in Coventry. more
The University of Rhode Island has been awarded the contract to operate the state’s Small Business Development Center, according to a release sent out by the U.S. Small Business Administration Tuesday. The announcement comes as Johnson & Wales University ends its eight-year stewardship of the center, which is dedicated to helping small businesses in the state by providing individual counseling, group programs and other services. more
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