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Entrepreneurship
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Brown University is launching an interdisciplinary center for entrepreneurship with a $25 million gift from alumnus Jonathan M. Nelson, founder and CEO of Providence Equity Partners. more
Robert C. Baxter Jr. in 2014 was all set to bring his urban wind-energy system to market when he was diagnosed with lymphoma. The cancer put Baxter and Warwick-based CBC LLC, the company he owns with his wife, Leslie Walaska Baxter, on a … more
Leah C. Rosin-Pritchard has worked in various kitchens since the age of 19. But after a decade of learning different aspects of the trade from others, she decided to launch her own healthy baked-goods line called Leah's Recipe LLC. "I was … more
Some of the hottest, up-and-coming executive chefs in Rhode Island are under 35. "With the resource of [Johnson & Wales University, which] has proximity to restaurants, chefs tend to stay or move here," observed chef John Elkhay. … more
A vacant mill in the West End that will be renovated into live-work space for culinary entrepreneurs will receive state historical preservation tax credits when completed, the R.I. Department of Revenue announced Thursday. more
J C Electric Inc. is the first black-owned business to close on a business loan from Freedom National Bank under a new program operated through the R.I. Black Business Association. more
(Updated 12:13 p.m.) Shakespeare, Jane Austen and Virginia Woolf paid former First Lady Barbara Bush a birthday visit last summer, courtesy of TEN31 Productions of Pawtucket. The company outfits and hires actors who perform "living art" at special events. … more
PROVIDENCE – The Social Enterprise Greenhouse Impact Accelerator program is kicking off its sixth impact accelerator cohort on Jan. 14 featuring ventures ranging from a cloth diaper service to a device that fits on motorcycle taxis used in the developing world. more
EpiVax Inc., the Rhode Island-based vaccine designer and maker of protein therapeutics, has formed a joint venture with Schroedinger LLC, a leading computational chemistry provider, to design “biosuperior” therapies to treat a range of diseases. more
Part restoration, part rejuvenation, the Eliza Williams Restorative Body Therapies Spa opened last March at the Regency Plaza complex in downtown Providence. Owners Taylor Williams and Kerry Manter met while working as massage therapists … more
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