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Greycork, a startup that sells easy-to-assemble furniture geared to urban millennials, recently closed a $1 million series seed funding round led by ff Venture Capital and others. more
There's a Haitian proverb that the author Tracy Kidder made famous: "Beyond mountains there are mountains." It's a metaphor meant to say that when you solve a big, challenging problem, another one presents itself. It's not the most sunny, … more
Richard A. Andrews has been appointed chief operating officer at ProThera Biologics. more
The pitch: We help people celebrate what's good in life. Years in business: Opened first franchise in 2003 Employees: 40 across five locations, plus additional seasonal help … more
As a touring musician, Mike Maven spent a lot of time in cities away from home. A gaming enthusiast, he found refuge among like-minded strangers at bar arcades, which are exactly what they sound like – a watering-hole, gaming-arcade … more
A mobile app that Metropolitan Regional Career & Technical Center sophomore Ethan Chandler created that connects musicians who want to play together won him the title of Ernst & Young Youth Entrepreneur of the Year for New England at the annual Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship Business Plan Challenge Regional Competition. more
Ken Block, software-engineering entrepreneur, former Rhode Island Republican gubernatorial candidate and government-reformer gadfly, has launched a new company developing a unique, high-quality line of golfing products. KenRick Golf in … more
A native of Venezuela, Oscar Mejias immigrated to the United States in 2003. Only four years later, during the buildup to the Great Recession, Mejias had laid the foundation for HITEP, which stands for Hispanic Technology & Education … more
Linda and Bill Bohmbach, married co-owners of Portsmouth-based Home Healthsmith LLC, founded the business because they wanted to empower people with the mobility and safety to age comfortably in place. What started first as an idea and a … more
Little changes can have big consequences. Just ask merchants along a number of Providence's most important retail corridors. When the city looked at installing parking meters along Wickenden Street, the merchants' association there fought … more
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