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One of Adolf Hitler’s many blunders was to kick smart people out of his country. His hatred of Jews led him to expel a large number of Germany’s most accomplished scientists, many of whom went to the United States. more
Darin Tripoli, owner of Sunshine Vape, has a dim view of the purpose of federal regulation of electronic cigarettes. The new rules, announced in early May, will require e-cigarette-related businesses to obtain U.S. Food and Drug … more
Entering his 15th season of operating Rhode Island Fast Ferry Inc., president and CEO Charles A. Donadio Jr., specializes in operating high-speed, aluminum catamarans off the East Coast. "I've always been on the ocean," Donadio said. "I … more
Anastasia Laurenzi and Michael Larsen met as graduate students at the Rhode Island School of Design. Today, the duo are partners in life and work. Last summer they launched the artisan furniture and architecture company Oblique Studio LLC in … more
Dockwa Inc., a Newport-based tech startup that helps boaters research, plan and book cruising trips, has raised $2 million in private capital in its most recent seed funding round. more
The Rhode Island Black Business Association has announced the five winners in its 2016 Business Awards Program, who will be recognized in October at the organization’s fifth annual gala at the Omni Providence Hotel. more
Kristy Knoedler knew a lot about cardiac rehabilitation in the early 1990s, having earned a degree in exercise science at the University of Rhode Island and working with cardiac patients at The Miriam Hospital. But she knew little about … more
(Updated, July 1, 5:11 p.m.) Pneuhaus, a three-partner design and entertainment company, argues inflatable architecture is more than the bounce houses commonly seen at children's birthday parties. The Providence-based business constructs large-scale, inflatable … more
Pat Sabatino had been planning Datarista since 2009. A 32-year veteran of the technology industry, Sabatino described the company he founded in July 2015 as a "router for data." Acting as a middleman software, or "middleware," … more
Leandra Elberger, senior communications and development manager for New York City-based Venture for America, discussed with Providence Business News how the organization hosts a five-week training program at Brown University every year with the new cohort of Venture for America fellows. The program prepares them so that they will be ready to make an immediate impact on their companies and communities when they begin their placements at the end of the summer. Starting today, members of five classes of Venture for America fellows will return to Brown for three days to participate in activities centered around building the Venture for America community and fostering entrepreneurship in cities like Providence. more
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