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Entrepreneurship
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Neal Fine, CEO of Aquanis LLC in North Kingstown, talks about the company that he founded last year and how he became involved in the wind energy research business, focusing on making wind turbines “smarter.” more
Barnes & Noble Warwick is bringing a pop-up shop, featuring technology and education products, to the eighth annual Rhode Island Mini Maker Faire in Providence on Aug. 13. more
Kelly Nevins is the first full-time executive director of MedMates, Rhode Island’s health care technology network group. She spoke recently with PBN about its short- and long-term goals and her role with the organization. more
When elderly residents need a ride to appointments and family members aren't available, where do they turn? A new business, based in East Providence, hopes to become one answer. Bookseniorcare, located online at … more
John Perrotti didn't set out to become a specialist in repair and resale of motorized wheelchairs and other mobility devices. His business started with a single donated wheelchair. At the time, Perrotti worked in construction. One of his … more
Rhode Island Internet Consignment and Sales was recognized as the family business of the year at eBay’s SHINE Awards for Small Business this week. more
A weekly feature in Providence Business News, Spotlight, directs readers to a small business in the Ocean State that is making a go of it. This week's Spotlight, Vanquish Boats LLC in Newport and Bristol, is just such a business. Less than … more
Like a lot of people in the marine industry, Morgan C. Huntley found himself out of work during the Great Recession in 2008. Rather than scrape together work while waiting for an economic rebound, however, Huntley ended up buying a boat … more
As a business consultant, John Boudreau repeatedly found employers and employees moving in different directions, with inconsistent goals. The recurring pattern pushed him in March to start Cranston-based software company Envisionable LLC, … more
After graduating from Rhode Island School of Design, I had to make a decision – get a job or create my own. I began by working as a freelance industrial design consultant for other startups, which proved to be invaluable. Because these … more
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