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I started Sightsailing a few years after graduating from Boston University and working in sales in Providence. I've always had a passion for sailing, boats, the great city of Newport and meeting people. We now operate three sailing vessels from May … more
Dunkin' Brands Group Inc. CEO Nigel Travis has plenty to keep himself busy most days, but still found time to visit Johnson & Wales University Oct. 5 to discuss the company with students. He serves as a distinguished visiting professor in … more
A brown and orange dress sewn in seventh grade home-economics class was the first completed project Suzanne Mancini remembers feeling pride in crafting herself. "It was the 1970s," she said, laughing at the color scheme. After … more
Interior designer Nancy Taylor, founder and principal designer at Taylor Interior Design, took a circuitous route to entrepreneurship. At 17, she trained as a nurse during a time when only a handful of professions were open to women. … more
The U.S. Small Business Administration on Thursday recognized Rhode Island lending institutions that have excelled as SBA lenders this year, noting that 2016 had the highest volume of loans in the Ocean State’s history, as 457 were made for more than $130 million. more
Rhode Island had three deals totaling $500,000 for venture capital-backed companies in the third quarter, according to CB Insights and KPMG International’s latest “Venture Pulse” report released Thursday. more
The Founders League and Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island on Thursday will host a panel discussion downtown to explore the role startups play in bringing new solutions to the health and wellness market. more
The Rhode Island Business Plan Competition is inviting the public to take part in its Elevator Pitch Contest, which will be held on Nov. 15, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Tech Collective, 166 Valley St., Building 3. more
HealthHacks RI 2016, a “hackathon” to create solutions for health and wellness challenges, will be held Oct. 14-16 at the University of Rhode Island. more
Startups seeking capital and/or partnerships can submit a plan for the opportunity to present at the 2016 New England Venture Summit, which connects emerging-growth companies with active venture capitalists, private investors, investment bankers, corporate investors and strategic partners. more
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