The word “angel” as a business term started off on Broadway to describe wealthy people who provided backing for theatrical productions. Today’s business angels have coalesced into groups that turned their attention from the bright lights and the roar of the crowds to a playbill focused on diverse industry sectors.
Eager to incorporate his after-school program for Providence teens, STEAM Box, as a nonprofit, Roberto Gonzalez has discovered that getting legal advice through a university law clinic can be a good place to start.
Employers across Rhode Island should begin to revise their employment manuals, policies and information brochures in preparation for new statewide employee-leave requirements going into effect on Jan. 1.
Guest Column: Sheri L. Pizzi and Greg Vanden-Eykel
David Anderson, president of Skillbuilders, first became acquainted with so-called “patent trolls” in 2011. The 19-year-old software company based in South Kingstown has an international client roster.
The Collette Foundation, the charitable arm of tour operator Collette Vacations, recently won a World Travel Market Global Award in recognition of its global philanthropic work over the past 12 months.
Barbara Martin, director of Urban Core Family Care Community Partnership, recently received the Partners in Faith award from the Rhode Island State Council of Churches for founding the Partners IN Service (PINS) program, an initiative of the Urban Core Family Care Community Partnership (UCFCCP), which is led by Family Service of Rhode Island.
Join PBN and two panels of successful female executives, business owners and entrepreneurs as we delve into what women should do to advance their careers, and become leaders in the corporate world and their own enterprises.
PBN's annual Book of Lists has been an essential resource for the local business community for almost 30 years. The Book of Lists features a wealth of company rankings from a variety of fields and industries, including banking, health care, real estate, law, hospitality, education, not-for-profits, technology and many more.