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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
A sustainable groundwater cleanup system was implemented and solar panels installed at the ReSolve Superfund site here on Monday. more
Four years ago, MedMates was conceived at a brainstorming session about making economic growth happen in Rhode Island. David Goldsmith, co-founder of the group focused on providing a voice and opportunities for businesses in the state's … more
U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed toured five libraries around the state on June 3 to get a glimpse at innovation underway, in preparation of writing national library legislation to give libraries funding for technology, tools and training. 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
1 What is DESIGN FORWARD RI? It is a comprehensive strategy comprised of three distinct programs to develop skills at different points in a design career, to strengthen the talent pipeline. They are the midlevel advancement program which … more
Technology companies are a lot like contemporary art: Their valuations reflect narratives more than anything else, and it's just as important to devise the right framework to describe a phenomenon as it is to build a beautiful product. more
Social Enterprise Greenhouse is holding a health and wellness accelerator information session on June 29 at its hub at 10 Davol Square. 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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