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As the March 31 deadline to apply to the 2014 Rhode Island Business Plan Competition approaches, the organizers announced Tuesday that they will award prizes valued at more than $200,000 – including up to $50,000 in cash to the top competitor – when the winners are named in May. more
The city is teaming with Rhode Island School of Design and local business groups to launch a new accelerator program for design-centered entrepreneurs. more
The Cannabis Career Institute will hold a business training session on March 1 for Rhode Islanders interested in opening a medical marijuana dispensary or selling marijuana and edible cannabis products if and when the state legalizes recreational marijuana use. more
MedMates, a health care technology network created to encourage collaboration within and strengthen Rhode Island’s health-tech ecosystem, will hold its first event of the year on Thursday to bring together early stage startups with industry mentors. more
Winners in the annual SharkFest competition held Feb. 11 at Johnson & Wales University get their rewards. The contest lets young entrepreneurs compete for prize money and mentoring from business leaders. Julius Searight, right, won first place for his “Food4Good” food truck. Kevin Rutledge, center, took second for “Tip Flops,” a new way for busy women to get a pedicure. Both are alumni of JWU. Current JWU student Hai Pham took third for “Mobile Engineering,” which makes testing equipment lighter and more affordable for field workers. more
At the monthly Providence Geeks dinner at AS220, Teespring co-founder and CEO Walker Williams provided some insight into how his crowdfunding platform for custom apparel has risen to become the latest juggernaut startup in Providence. more
Startup accelerator Betaspring’s use of $1.4 million in federal State Small Business Credit Initiative funds may have violated U.S. Treasury Department requirements, according to an audit conducted by Lyon Park Associates. more
Owners of 14 Rhode Island and Massachusetts businesses with expertise running the gamut from technology to construction, metal-tile manufacturing and fishing tackle have joined together in a group … more
The R.I. Commerce Corporation and the U.S. Small Business Administration will hold a series of workshops designed to help Rhode Island businesses navigate the process of contracting with federal, state and local government agencies. more
The Smaller Business Association of New England is accepting nominations for the 2014 New England Innovation Awards. more
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