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The Rhode Island Business Plan Competition has set Friday, Nov. 22, as the deadline for applications to compete in the eighth annual Rhode Island Elevator Pitch Contest. more
Care Technology LLC, a Lincoln-based manufacturer of linear LED lighting, took first prize and a $5,000 telecommunications-technology package in the inaugural Get Started Rhode Island business plan pitch competition, held Wednesday evening at the Renaissance Providence Hotel. more
The Slater Technology Fund will invest an additional $100,000 in energy-management firm VCharge, bringing Slater’s total investment in the company to $600,000, Slater announced Monday. more
The South Eastern Economic Development Corp. recently closed on six small-business loans to Rhode Island businesses, under the U.S. Small Business Administration’s 504 and microloan program. more
MassChallenge has awarded Cape Commons Brewing Co. a $50,000 share of the Boston startup accelerator’s 2013 competition winnings. more
Cranston jewelry retailer Alex and Ani has received an Inc. Magazine “Hire Power Award,” placing at No. 45 on the publication’s list of the top 100 job creators in the country. more
Jerry the Bear, Sproutel Inc.’s first toy made to help children diagnosed with a chronic illness learn through play, will ship to 250 buyers at the end of November. more
Rep. James R. Langevin, D-R.I., got an up close look at three Rhode Island success stories last week as part of a tour hosted by The Rhode Island Foundation. The small businesses – Armando & Sons Meat Market in Providence, Fielding Manufacturing in Cranston and FarSounder in Warwick – were highlighted as part of the foundation’s It’s All In Our Backyard public-education campaign. Above, Oswald Schwartz of Armando & Sons Meat Market gives Langevin a tour of the Providence store. 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
The Rhode Island Foundation announced Tuesday that it will begin accepting applications for the 2014 Rhode Island Innovation Fellowships, an annual program intended to stimulate solutions to the state’s challenges. more
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