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Paul Kubiski is trying to take the complexity and expense out of the modern cocktail, making it easier for people who want a nice drink at home, not an investment in stocking a full bar. His Bootblack Brand syrup, now sold in two varieties, … more
One of the state's leading restaurant rows is enjoying a resurgence. Main Street in East Greenwich as a dining destination has been well-established since the restaurant boom started in the 1990s. There are no fewer than four new … more
The action plan for building your entrepreneurial empire, one day at a time. McGraw-Hill Education more
Dr. Rajiv Kumar and Dr. Brad Weinberg molded the idea for what became known as ShapeUp while earning their medical degrees at Brown University in the early 2000s. The startup, focused on encouraging healthy life habits, proved lucrative and … more
Mark S. Hayward, the Rhode Island district director of the U.S. Small Business Administration, will serve as a temporary senior adviser to Linda E. McMahon, confirmed by Congress on Tuesday to head the federal agency. more
NanoSteel Company Inc., an advanced materials firm, recently closed a multimillion dollar equity round, opening the door for commercialization of its high-strength, lightweight sheet steel. more
On Tuesday the Rhode Island Foundation announced the results of a report that analyzed the state’s small-business support capabilities, identified weaknesses in the business ecosystem and suggested opportunities for improvement. more
Richard McDonald met Clemens Grave while attending an innovation management and entrepreneurship course at Brown University. The course required students to create a commercialization plan surrounding a business idea, and while the duo … more
Lots of boys go through a blowing-things-up phase in their early adolescence. Ed Thorp’s was more explosive than most. The son of a security guard (his dad) and a Douglas Aircraft riveter (his mom) growing up in a working-class town near Los Angeles during and after World War II, at age 11 Thorp found a recipe for gunpowder in an old encyclopedia and began manufacturing it in large quantities, using it to power homemade rockets and rocket cars. more
At a recent meeting with small-business leaders, President Donald Trump pledged to do "a big number" on the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act, which he blamed for cutting off the bank lending needed for growth. "It's almost impossible now to start a small … more
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