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Innovation
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Last week the Rhode Island Foundation handed out the fourth round of its Innovation Fellowships, a program funded by Letitia and John Carter. The winners of this year's so-called "genius" grants, which award $300,000 to each project over … more
About seven years ago, when Dennis Iannotti ran a vitamin-supplement store in North Providence, he sold a brand of fortified peanut butter that didn't taste very good. That memory stayed with him and in 2010 he and two friends, all three … more
Andy Trench was building drones to fly cameras for filming when he was posed with a challenge: Assess the condition of a 60-foot-tall cupola atop a 100-year-old Pawtucket church. The challenge resulted in the production of a lightweight … more
Richard G. Horan is senior managing director of the Slater Technology Fund, a state-backed venture capital fund charged with working with co-investors to support "entrepreneurs and technologists with the passion and vision to build high-value … more
BOSTON – Rhode Island was recently approved by the New England Board of Higher Education to join the New England State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement. Rhode Island becomes the 36th state nationally to join SARA and the fourth in New … more
Shelfdig.com is a free website that helps Providence consumers browse for local goods before visiting bricks-and-mortar stores. The business could be a money-making proposition once different strategies are leveraged to bring in revenue … more
Anyone who's ever planned a wedding, or a large-scale party, knows it's typically a lot of work. But for Stephanie Frazier-Grimm, founder of Couture Parties LLC and nonprofit The Confetti Foundation, it's her full-time job and she loves it. … more
Keno Mullings and his wife, Jasmine, are helping everyone and anyone to become an entrepreneur. The couple moved to Rhode Island two years ago and last summer launched The Mullings Group. On the services side, the company provides … more
FALL RIVER – Apollo Safety Inc. has formed a new division to serve correctional facilities. The company, which specializes in safety products and services, issued a press release about the new … more
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth mission statement says that the school "serves as an intellectual catalyst for economic, social and cultural transformation on a global, national and regional scale." While UMass Dartmouth is not … more
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