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Entrepreneurship
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Rhode Island ranked last among the states and the District of Columbia for employment growth among women-owned businesses between 1997 and 2015, and also ranked second to last for combined economic clout, according to a report from American Express OPEN. more
Shane Hauck has been selling his own versions of apple butter and sweet and spicy jalapeno ketchup through his startup, Clean Cuisine & Classy Creation Foods, for the past year. Hauck, 21, of Providence, started the business as a … more
BOSTON – Drizly, the creator of a mobile app that allows users to order alcohol to be delivered from liquor stores, announced a $13 million Series A funding round, Boston Business Journal reported last week. According to the newspaper's … more
Two bits of news last week shone a spotlight on the former Interstate 195 land in Providence, and in one case, what was illuminated was not flattering. The good news concerned the submission of a proposal to build a 1 million-square-foot, … more
Awash in "found" money following the recent biannual Revenue Estimating Conference, state leaders are lining up with a host of new budget priorities, including exemptions to the minimum corporate tax. State bookkeepers last month projected … more
When Justin C. Hoffler was in middle school he cut a deal with his parents: straight A's on his next report card and they would buy him an all-terrain vehicle. Hoffler hit the books, got the A's and rode into his seventh-grade summer on a … more
Margaret Lengerich did not give up after she finished as a semi-finalist in the Rhode Island Business Plan Competition two years ago. more
The Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce today is highlighting some of the state’s top food companies at the Rhode Island Convention Center where the Rhode Island Business Plan Competition will also announce its 2015 winners later today. more
Johnson & Wales University is the first school in New England to host a Kauffman Foundation program for entrepreneurs dubbed “One Million Cups.” more
Akanksha Aga says the benefit of having her husband as a business partner is that they can have impromptu business meetings over dinner. The downside, she says, is that they can have impromptu business meetings over dinner. "It's a … more
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