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Innovation
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Nine judges have been announced for the 2015 Rhode Island Business Plan Competition, expected to award up to $200,000 in prizes. more
Startup collaboration The Founders League and Social Enterprise Greenhouse have been awarded a $200,000 grant from the Blackstone Charitable Foundation to create a program called “StartZone” to link students and graduates from local colleges and universities with resources they need to start their own company or social enterprise in Rhode Island. more
Leaders of small businesses eager to win Small Business Innovation Research grants asked a federal administrator at a roundtable Thursday to take steps to help them navigate the complex process. more
The U.S. Treasury Department has released $4.3 million, the second tranche of a $13.1 million State Small Business Credit Initiative grant awarded to Rhode Island four years ago, to support the Slater Technology Fund’s SSBCI program. more
Utilidata Inc. has formed a partnership with Siemens AG that will enable the companies to more widely distribute energy efficient voltage optimization software. more
Nicole Pollock will serve as chief innovation officer for Providence, a newly created position, Mayor Jorge O. Elorza said. more
Venture capitalists invested $124.1 million in Rhode Island companies in 2014, $42 million more than in 2013, and the largest amount to date, according to the MoneyTree Report by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and the National Venture Capital Association. more
Spectra Systems Corp. announced Monday its receipt of two U.S. patents that the company says will go toward saving central banks billions of dollars annually on costs associated with replacing soiled banknotes. more
The Newport County Mentor/Co-op Group has asked the R.I. Department of Education to consider supporting an advanced manufacturing academy, a charter school, based in Newport County. more
After startups from France’s Vente-Privee.com SA to the U.K.’s Hailo Network Ltd. retreated from the United States last year, European entrepreneurs are learning just how hard crossing the Atlantic can be. more
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