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Entrepreneurship
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Rhode Island Internet Consignment and Sales was recognized as the family business of the year at eBay’s SHINE Awards for Small Business this week. more
Before an audience of more than 700 Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce members, Providence Equity Partners LLC founder and CEO Jonathan M. Nelson provided outside validation that Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s personal efforts on behalf of the Ocean State are having an effect. more
Rhode Island’s capital city ranks 20th in the nation for its overall concentration of small businesses at 2,466, according to a study released this week by American City Business Journals. more
Rhode Island ranked 37th in the nation for its number of exits for tech startups last year, while California, Texas and Massachusetts held the top three spots for having the most, according to the 2016 Global Tech Exits Report from CB Insights. more
An aspiring entrepreneur has launched a campaign to crowdfund an “athleisure streetwear” company in Providence, designed to promote civic pride while also supporting the local startup community. more
One of Adolf Hitler’s many blunders was to kick smart people out of his country. His hatred of Jews led him to expel a large number of Germany’s most accomplished scientists, many of whom went to the United States. more
Rhode Island ranked 40th for 24.9 percent growth in women-owned business firms from 2007 to 2016, according to the sixth annual State of Women-Owned Businesses Report, commissioned by Amex OPEN. more
Rhode Island has one of the highest percentages of Latino-owned businesses in New England, but many of these entrepreneurs report challenges in gaining access to capital and resources that could help their business grow, according to a new report by the Latino Policy Institute at Roger Williams University. more
The deadline to apply for Polaris Manufacturing Extension Partnership’s Manufacturing Innovation Challenge has been extended to June 29. more
The Slater Technology Fund has invested $50,000 in local water technology company HMSolution Inc. The company, co-founded by Brown University graduate and CEO Margaret Lengerich, has created technology designed to remove eight of the most common heavy metals in drinking water at a cost lower than traditional filtration methods more
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