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Innovation
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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
By the end of this year, toymaker Hasbro Inc. will have launched a console gaming channel featuring two versions of “Monopoly” to start, plus a third version soon after and eventually “Trivial Pursuit Live” and “Risk.” more
Innovation is at the core of ShapeUp Inc., an 8-year-old Providence-based global provider of social networking and incentives-based employee-wellness solutions. more
Providing quality medical treatment in a rapidly changing health care industry can be difficult. But one Rhode Island business is helping to put many of the state’s primary care physicians on the right path. more
An online site selling high-fashion clothing for dogs; making digital textile prints; helping entrepreneurs launch startups: These are some of the technology-dependent businesses that have begun as a result of the Rhode Island Foundation’s innovation fellowship program. more
A “PitchOff” will be held Monday, Nov. 17 for budding and established entrepreneurs to practice their business pitch in advance of the Rhode Island Elevator Pitch Contest next month. more
The deadline is approaching to register for the annual Rhode Island Elevator Pitch Contest, sponsored by the Rhode Island Business Plan Competition. more
The University of Massachusetts has created six new startup companies within the past year, the most ever, and the companies range from music software technology to gene therapy. more
Rear Adm. Michael E. Jabaley became the new commander of the Naval Undersea Warfare Center in Newport in September. He is also deputy commander for undersea warfare, Naval Sea Systems Command, in Washington, D.C. more
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