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When signs National Marker Co. was shipping to customers kept getting damaged, the North Smithfield-based company started looking for a solution. That was in 2011. The result was a scratch-resistant product that the company realized could also be treated to protect signs from fading and allow graffiti to be easily removed. The new product, unveiled in 2012, has led to strong growth, says owner Michael Black. Above, Black moves a sheet of Fatheads to a cutting machine. more
In advance of the upcoming deadline for the business plan competition, a workshop about presenting to investors will be held March 12 at the Betaspring office, 95 Chestnut St., third floor. more
Mark DeStefano worked in the boating business for nearly three decades before a friend turned him onto the electric-biking business. Last July, DeStefano opened the doors to Pedego Rhode Island, an electric-bike shop at 227 Thames St. in … more
Without the opportunity to lure funding presented by Providence-based Betaspring, a nationally recognized business accelerator, Jon Bittner and his partners never would have brought their startup, Splitwise Inc., to the Ocean State. Nor would they … more
ChartWise Medical Systems Inc. has been selected as a Red Herring top 100 North America winner, meaning it has been recognized as one of the technology industry’s top private companies. more
When Bryant University students worked on Dec. 10 to address how best to attract and retain millennial workers for Target, as part of a competition to solve real-world corporate dilemmas, they video-conferenced with company representatives from Minneapolis. 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
Some Rhode Island public and private schools are fully inclusive for those with and without special needs, but the private Grace School, a division of Providence-based nonprofit Meeting Street, provides inclusion in a way even the state considers “unique.” more
In manufacturing, sometimes it can feel as though the person with the latest and greatest mousetrap will always come out on top. But according to Greg Woods, CEO of Astro-Med Inc., true innovation is about developing products that the market needs. … more
Are entrepreneurs crazy? The question has certainly been asked. The costs of the startup life can seem insanely high. You give up your salary and benefits and find yourself eating delivery pizza and living with roommates into your 30s. You never have a day off. You will live with the constant risk that everything could come crashing down around you, leaving you with no job, no income and a black mark on your resume. more
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