Updated April 30 at 11:25pm
Innovation
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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
Six Rhode Island companies have received state matching grants to leverage federal funds intended to promote innovation in technology. more
The BIF Student Experience Lab has received a two-year, $400,000 grant from The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation to research and develop innovation education models. more
Betaspring and Founders League will relocate to a newly renovated building downtown, the start of what developer Cornish Associates hopes will become a redevelopment of Grant’s Block. 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
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
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
1 Following in Umberto Crenca's footsteps as artistic director (and now sharing oversight with Managing Director Shauna Duffy), what have you learned about leadership? Umberto merges creative vision with innovative business acumen. He has … more
A proposal for a wearable eye tracker that can control a robotic arm won the 10th annual Elevator Pitch Contest Thursday night sponsored by the Rhode Island Business Plan Competition. more
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