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Innovation
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People head into coffee shops to surf the Web, why not to stitch a pillow? That was the thinking behind a new business in North Providence, Whipstitch Sewing Café, which combines hot coffee with sewing machine rentals. You can sip as you … more
MassChallenge will receive $100,000 through an Innovation Matching Grant to help Rhode Island create a “powerful innovation brand” and build its reputation as “an ideal state for entrepreneurship.” more
The Rhode Island Business Plan Competition is kicking off the new year with two free workshops intended to provide guidance on building a business. more
Nine entrepreneurs celebrated the end of a 12-week Entrepreneurship for All (EforAll) accelerator program recently at the Cultural Center, with four sharing a $15,000 award. more
Care Thread, a Providence firm specializing in secure, mobile-care coordination for health care providers, is one of 14 finalists in TechSandBox’s fourth annual Pitch Fest Competition. more
State and University of Rhode Island officials launched a public campaign Wednesday to encourage voters to approve $45.5 million in bonds to improve engineering education and facilities, and establish a university-affiliated innovation center. more
Which startup this year has the best business pitch in Rhode Island? Six Rhode Island entrepreneurs hope to answer that question next month during the “Get Started RI” business pitch competition hosted by Cox Business and Inc. Magazine. more
Steve Heath has been the executive director of FabNewport since July 2015; With a tagline of “dream, design, make,” FabNewport holds a variety of programs for people of all ages to channel their inner maker and create products. Heath talks with Providence Business News about some of the projects and the second annual Rhode Island Mini Maker Faire: East Bay Edition, which will be held Oct. 15 from noon-5 p.m. at the Florence Gray Center at 1 York St., Newport. more
Nabsys, a genomics firm, recently completed a project generating the world’s first long-range, non-optical maps of entire human genomes. more
PROVIDENCE – The Social Enterprise Greenhouse Impact Accelerator program is kicking off its sixth impact accelerator cohort on Jan. 14 featuring ventures ranging from a cloth diaper service to a device that fits on motorcycle taxis used in the developing world. more
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