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Entrepreneurship
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The dawn of a fresh calendar leads to a rise in optimism among many Rhode Island business leaders. Shadows of past struggles and failures, such as bankruptcy and corruption, give way to more … more
AFTER SPENDING more than 20 years acting professionally in the United Kingdom and Europe, Dena Davis is going corporate with her skills and helping executives and staff cultivate better communication … more
Startup collaboration The Founders League and Social Enterprise Greenhouse have been awarded a $200,000 grant from the Blackstone Charitable Foundation to create a program called “StartZone” to link students and graduates from local colleges and universities with resources they need to start their own company or social enterprise in Rhode Island. more
Leaders of small businesses eager to win Small Business Innovation Research grants asked a federal administrator at a roundtable Thursday to take steps to help them navigate the complex process. more
When a life-threatening illness forced Lisa J. Raiola to depend increasingly on food delivered to her house by friends and family, she saw a business opportunity to pursue once she recovered. more
I am sitting here on my train ride to Boston, finally getting an opportunity to read a recent copy of Providence Business News, and wanted to say that the Cary Collins piece (“Rhody makeover: Focus on 21st-century industries,” Nov. 17, 2015), really hit home for me. more
Venture capitalists invested $124.1 million in Rhode Island companies in 2014, $42 million more than in 2013, and the largest amount to date, according to the MoneyTree Report by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and the National Venture Capital Association. more
Spectra Systems Corp. announced Monday its receipt of two U.S. patents that the company says will go toward saving central banks billions of dollars annually on costs associated with replacing soiled banknotes. more
The Newport County Mentor/Co-op Group has asked the R.I. Department of Education to consider supporting an advanced manufacturing academy, a charter school, based in Newport County. more
After startups from France’s Vente-Privee.com SA to the U.K.’s Hailo Network Ltd. retreated from the United States last year, European entrepreneurs are learning just how hard crossing the Atlantic can be. more
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