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Entrepreneurship
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A weekly feature in Providence Business News, Spotlight, directs readers to a small business in the Ocean State that is making a go of it. This week's Spotlight, Vanquish Boats LLC in Newport and Bristol, is just such a business. Less than … more
Like a lot of people in the marine industry, Morgan C. Huntley found himself out of work during the Great Recession in 2008. Rather than scrape together work while waiting for an economic rebound, however, Huntley ended up buying a boat … 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
After graduating from Rhode Island School of Design, I had to make a decision – get a job or create my own. I began by working as a freelance industrial design consultant for other startups, which proved to be invaluable. Because these … more
Get Started Rhode Island will highlight up to five entrepreneurs who will pitch their ideas to a panel of experts and get a chance to win $40,000 in prizes. 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
Where do you see yourself professionally in 10 years?  We have been working feverishly on some big problems, such as a system to show patients all of their medical bills in one place. In 10 years, we hope to be solving even bigger, more difficult … more
When Lukas Scheurer, a Vermont native, was an industrial design student at the Rhode Island School of Design, he was always dropping his smartphone, breaking vital tools, like the camera and glass screen, he frequently used to document the progress … more
For 15 years Lisa Limer traveled the globe as a photographer for Conde Nast's Traveler magazine, covering everything from cultural issues to architecture. She left Conde Nast when it restructured in 2014 to open a luxury fabric design … more
Released in the United States on July 6, Pokémon GO has dominated many people's smartphone screens and time, with more than 15 million downloads globally. The free app revitalizes the popular Japanese gaming franchise that rose to popularity in the … more
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