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Registration for the 2015 Social Enterprise Ecosystem for Economic Development Summit is available online for the April 24 and 25 event at Brown University. more
A $1.7 million federal grant has been awarded to the Newport County Development Council to help establish a technology business incubator to foster startups, creating more than 100 jobs. more
The American Wind Energy Association on Wednesday named Deepwater Wind LLC CEO Jeffrey Grybowski to its board of directors. more
Designers who are developing new products need to have an audience that can offer criticism and feedback. For a class of graduate students at Rhode Island School of Design, that audience came at Laurelmead, a retirement community where … more
Jonathan Banks was recently named chief operating officer of Siren Marine. Banks brings a lifelong passion for sailing to his new position. After spending four years circumnavigating the globe on a 57-foot sailboat, Banks moved on to work for New … 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
Leading technology hubs like Silicon Valley and Boston often appear to have a stranglehold on venture capital. more
When Maeve Jopson and Cynthia Poon saw Megan Lamontagne’s reaction to a toy they made as part of their final project in industrial design last year at the Rhode Island School of Design, they knew they were onto something. more
Social Enterprise Greenhouse – a social venture itself – may be explained best as the fuel for other startup efforts that promote positive change in Rhode Island and beyond. And while there are other organizations helping social entrepreneurs, SEG is the only one of its kind in Rhode Island. more
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
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