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Entrepreneurship
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Merger and acquisition SPECIALISTS say there are windows in the market and economy during which business owners can realize the most value from selling their companies. And the window has been open for a few years now, as private-equity … more
After more than a decade of lost focus and financial instability, Gayle Corrigan knew the Greater Providence YMCA needed new direction through dynamic leadership. Even though the nonprofit had assembled what the chairwoman of the board of … more
Ruben D. Ogando and his brother Reymond were born in the Dominican Republic, where their mother made them learn to tailor growing up. Thirty-three years ago, Reymond started a tailoring and laundromat company in Providence. Ruben, who first … more
Nuway is based in Providence, but its ideas for safety are designed for motorcycle taxis in far-away countries. "We want to prevent people from falling off of the motorcycle taxis who are riding sidesaddle," explained Ayan Bhandari, … more
The local restaurant community starts out the new year on familiar ground – setting a national trend. One of the leading stories in food media in 2016 was … small. Award-winning restaurants being opened by award-winning chefs were distinguished … more
City officials recently toured the newly opened Red DWG Library, a co-working lounge for startups, entrepreneurs and consultants. more
The news this week that Yahoo! Inc. will be rechristened "Altaba Inc." elicited a lot of groans. "Apparently Yahoo renamed itself after an antihistamine," tweeted New York Times tech reporter Mike Isaac. The name "sounded more like infantile babble than the remnants of a once-promising internet giant," wrote Fortune's Lucinda Shen. more
Steve Jobs once commented, "If today were the last day of your life, would you want to do what you are about to do today?" These are words to live by as Jobs, both literally and figuratively, certainly knew the tender balance between … more
A 2015 study by the Fiscal Policy Institute found that in Providence from 2000 to 2013 the number of Main Street businesses – which was defined as the kinds of shops and services that were "the backbone of neighborhoods" – owned by U.S.-born … more
The Internet of Things is one of the gadget industry's brightest hopes in a world that's saturated with smartphones. Sensors are cheap, and digital giants such as Amazon and Google are aggressively pushing their voice-command technology. The … more
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