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Innovation
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Providence is not the best place to start a business. In fact, it’s the second-worst large city in the nation to start one, ahead of only Ontario, Calif., according to the latest study by personal finance website Wallethub. more
Robert D. Atkinson, president of the Washington, D.C.-based Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, talks about Rhode Island’s performance in a recent study that evaluated states on technological innovation. more
MANUFACTURING Major jet engine manufacturers are facing two giant tasks: significantly increasing production to meet the growing demand for commercial airplanes, while also producing aircraft technologies that are cleaner, quieter … more
Andy Posner founded Capital Good Fund, a nonprofit, certified community-development financial institution that offers small loans and personalized financial and health coaching to families in Rhode Island, Florida and Delaware, while getting his … more
Social Enterprise Greenhouse will launch its seventh Impact Accelerator cohort on Jan. 19. more
What are the biggest hurdles to starting a business in Rhode Island? It's a small state and there is not a tremendous amount of talent that's acceptable. That's forced me to open a second location in Cambridge, Mass., to attract [talent]. … more
What are the biggest hurdles to starting a business in Rhode Island? The lack of a strong technology-business ecosystem. In other parts of the U.S. there is a strong ecosystem of high-growth technology businesses and employees. You can't … more
What are the biggest hurdles to starting a business in Rhode Island? For entrepreneurs, it's always difficult to fund a startup … but, Rhode Island has done a really good job building the right ecosystem so young entrepreneurs can gain … more
Mario Cirillo is the head of the Academy for Career Exploration, a public charter high school in Providence. He talks about how the school prepares its students for technology-related careers. more
What are the biggest hurdles to starting a business in Rhode Island? Time is money. One time delay can have a negative domino effect on your schedule, which ultimately affects your budget. Rhode Island's size can be an asset when starting a … more
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