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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
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island College named its Center for Design, Innovation and Advanced Manufacturing after U.S. Rep. James R. Langevin in a ceremony Oct. 17. The center will provide state-of-the-art technology for RIC students, engage … more
PAWTUCKET – Boosted by Star Wars sales, Hasbro Inc. beat analyst estimates in the third quarter, showing a profit of $207.6 million, or $1.64 per diluted share, compared with $180.5 million, or $1.40 per diluted share, in the year-ago period. … more
Venture capitalists made fewer bets in the U.S. last quarter, while putting a larger proportion of their money into the most mature private companies, according to research firm PitchBook Data. more
Owner: Verve Inc. (Glee Gum) Architect: Jonathan Bell and Ian Baldwin, Dual LLC Contractors: Jay Greenwood Construction Cost: $200,000 Use: The 1926 Harold Gordon … more
Erik B. Wallin is the executive director and general counsel of Operation Stand Down Rhode Island, which provides services to veterans. Wallin spoke recently with the Providence Business News about the housing challenges facing the state’s nearly 70,000 veterans. more
The Rhode Island Foundation is accepting applications for a fifth round of $300,000 innovation fellowships. more
A decade ago, Saul Kaplan created a little office called the Business Innovation Factory at the R.I. Economic Development Corp. Its goal was to make Rhode Island a place where all sizes of enterprises could come to identify and test their … more
Mindy Levine, an assistant professor of chemistry at the University of Rhode Island, was one of 10 women throughout the country to receive a Rising Star Award from the American Chemical Society. Levine specializes in synthetic organic chemistry, and … more
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