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The fourth annual CB Insights Tech IPO pipeline report features 531 “of the most promising and highly valued private and private equity-backed technology companies” in the country. more
(Updated 3:09 p.m.) Eleven entrepreneurs with Rhode Island connections have made it onto Forbes’ annual “30 under 30” list released Monday. more
Entrepreneurial by nature, Deborah Schimberg did not foresee while studying comparative literature in the late 1970s at Brown University that she would eventually found and run a company that makes chewing gum from sustainable ingredients. … more
Andy Trench was building drones to fly cameras for filming when he was posed with a challenge: Assess the condition of a 60-foot-tall cupola atop a 100-year-old Pawtucket church. The challenge resulted in the production of a lightweight … more
Harry Adler remembers eating lunch one day in 1987 when he started reading a story profiling a company called The Home Depot in the trade magazine Hardware Age. "I continued both reading and eating, but it ended up being more reading than … more
A significant change in the city's restaurant landscape was discovered recently. It happened while consulting with Providence Business News to put together the 2016 Book of Lists' ranking of Providence restaurants by seating capacity. The … more
The Rhode Island Business Plan Competition is kicking off the new year with two free workshops intended to provide guidance on building a business. more
Lisa J. Raiola is founder and president of Hope & Main in Warren, Rhode Island's first culinary business incubator. She's also vice president of institutional advancement at Roger Williams University. Raiola, who lives in Bristol, conceptualized … more
Richard G. Horan is senior managing director of the Slater Technology Fund, a state-backed venture capital fund charged with working with co-investors to support "entrepreneurs and technologists with the passion and vision to build high-value … more
Newport Nautical Timbers produces air-dried timber for boat building, furniture and other uses, filling a vacuum in the market, President Mike duPont says. DuPont co-founded the company in 2011 with a fellow graduate of International Yacht … more
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