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1 What is DESIGN FORWARD RI? It is a comprehensive strategy comprised of three distinct programs to develop skills at different points in a design career, to strengthen the talent pipeline. They are the midlevel advancement program which … more
Dr. Rajiv Kumar started ShapeUp Rhode Island a decade ago while he was in medical school at Brown University. During that time, its goal – promoting healthier lifestyles – engaged individuals, groups and employers, especially with its online, … more
Laurie White, president of the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce, was recently awarded Junior Achievement of Rhode Island's highest honor, the Morris J.W. Gaebe Profile in Excellence Award. The award is named after the chancellor emeritus of … more
People head into coffee shops to surf the Web, why not to stitch a pillow? That was the thinking behind a new business in North Providence, Whipstitch Sewing Café, which combines hot coffee with sewing machine rentals. You can sip as you … more
Jack Grant, a Bryant University senior, recently researched whether or not to invest in Microsoft for the university's Archway Investment Fund. He found the tech giant wanting. Grant, 21, of Rocky Hill, Conn., an accounting major, has … more
Ninety-four percent, 118 percent, 177 percent, 559 percent. Those are the growth rates of the four companies at the top of each of our revenue categories in this year's Fastest-Growing & Innovative Companies program. And while the four … more
1What are your top initiatives as Providence's new economic-development director? Spurring economic development in Providence through an emphasis on job creation and business retention. … Providence has many phenomenal resources such as … more
Anniversaries come and go, but this month there is one that should be noted with some Rhody pride. Hope & Main is the Warren nonprofit, food-business incubator that opened last October, and it has been busy. In the last 12 months, more than … more
"We are not like previous generations," Kevin McGovern said, when asked what nonprofits should expect from the rising generation of young adults. "We want to be a part of the solution, not just viewed as a donor; we want our voice and opinions heard … more
Justin Savage, CEO of EveryBill in East Providence, talks with Providence Business News about his firm, which specializes in Web-based enterprise payment management software for companies, and how … more
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