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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
Success depends on smart decisions. Yet often, we avoid decisions that challenge the status quo. Over my business career, I've learned several lessons on making smarter decisions. » … more
PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Commerce Corp. says companies receiving a Small Business Technology Transfer Phase I awards from the Small Business Innovation Research program can apply for a matching grant of up to $45,000 from the Innovate Rhode … more
"Appointment TV" is being replaced by streaming video and "TV on the go," and the telecommunications workforce that manages and troubleshoots the change has also evolved as a result. Jamie Griffin, 34, of Barrington, joined Full Channel … more
Five years ago, Durval Tavares, president and CEO of Aquabotix Technology Corp., moved his company into an incubator run by the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth for a seven-month stay. In October, following steady growth at other … more
When you say that the golden days of growth are over, expect lots of attention. Robert Gordon, a professor at Northwestern University, has been going around for several years making exactly this case. He now has a book, "The Rise and Fall of … more
1 What's your take on the small-business market in Rhode Island? As in many other states, there is a strong core of people who are interested in starting or growing their small businesses. Small-business owners are passionate about their … more
Be it ever so modest, Rhode Island's recovery is reigniting the debate over which economic-development policies are the best ones to implement. And despite the wonky subject matter, it is one that touches some very emotional issues. At … more
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo last week released a nearly $9 billion budget plan that targets increased state investment in education and workforce preparation, as well as economic-development initiatives. The fiscal 2017 budget … more
Disruption is a buzzword in current academic research, but it can have real-life implications that often are quite powerful. Uber, the Web-based ride-sharing service, complements and supplants licensed taxi service and undercuts the … more
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