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Entrepreneurship
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The second decade of the 21st century has been good to the 170-year-old Palmer Spring Co. in Providence. Ryan Palmer, a member of the founding family and a worker with the company, said Palmer Spring is "stable," with a positive sales trend in the … more
Could Providence be the next Cambridge, a city known as a biotechnology hub? Given recent economic-development activity, it would seem that this corner of the technology sector is on the verge of a takeoff. Since CV Properties LLC and … more
It's no big secret that small businesses rule in Rhode Island. That's not to say big businesses play small roles, but with 96,166 small businesses employing more than half the state's private workforce – or 221,636 people – in 2012, the … more
For Yongjae Kim, a Pawtucket-based industrial designer, succeeding as an artist is all about understanding supply and demand. "One of the most important rules I learned is the balance between maker and consumer. Whether you're working in … more
Beta Group Inc., of Lincoln, started small – with three employees in 1982 – and it has continued to grow, taking a leap, for example, in mid-2012, when it acquired the landscape architecture firm Gates, Leighton & Associates, which became a new … more
It turns out, strange as it sounds, that sharks like nuts. Who knew? That was good news in 2013 for three Providence-area entrepreneurs who were building a business that makes and sells high-protein nut butters, almond butters and protein powder. … more
Fresh ideas for bringing the beauty and serenity of aquariums into peoples' lives are always flowing at Something Fishy. The business, founded in 1993 by CEO Kurt Harrington as an outgrowth of his youthful aquarium hobby, has shifted focus … more
The pitch: The mobile bike shop that comes to you. Years in business: Since April 2016 Employees: One Location: Based in Tiverton, travels around state … more
Greycork, a startup that sells easy-to-assemble furniture geared to urban millennials, recently closed a $1 million series seed funding round led by ff Venture Capital and others. more
There's a Haitian proverb that the author Tracy Kidder made famous: "Beyond mountains there are mountains." It's a metaphor meant to say that when you solve a big, challenging problem, another one presents itself. It's not the most sunny, … more
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