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The son of Hispanic immigrants, Jose Batista didn't know he wanted to be a lawyer until late in the game. "I always thought about college, but never law school. It wasn't in my vocabulary," said the South Providence native and owner of Jose … more
The Rhode Island Business Plan Competition, 2017 edition, is holding a free workshop for entrepreneurs looking for guidance in how to write their business plan. more
Paul Kubiski is trying to take the complexity and expense out of the modern cocktail, making it easier for people who want a nice drink at home, not an investment in stocking a full bar. His Bootblack Brand syrup, now sold in two varieties, … more
One of the state's leading restaurant rows is enjoying a resurgence. Main Street in East Greenwich as a dining destination has been well-established since the restaurant boom started in the 1990s. There are no fewer than four new … more
Richard McDonald met Clemens Grave while attending an innovation management and entrepreneurship course at Brown University. The course required students to create a commercialization plan surrounding a business idea, and while the duo … more
A new wine bar on Dorrance Street in Providence is shaking up the capital city's popular foodie scene with its egalitarian management style. Fortnight Wine Bar, a workers' cooperative opened in December, is co-owned and operated by friends … more
Jordan Ross knows the significance a pet can play in one's life. It's the reason he started Providence-based PetsEmpower Inc. After graduating from college, Ross couldn't find a job and couldn't move home because it was a "bad situation." … more
Glen Ilacqua, president of South 6 Inc., talks about the new company that he recently opened in New Bedford. It is an information technology staffing agency that emphasizes cybersecurity. more
Nuway is based in Providence, but its ideas for safety are designed for motorcycle taxis in far-away countries. "We want to prevent people from falling off of the motorcycle taxis who are riding sidesaddle," explained Ayan Bhandari, … more
The local restaurant community starts out the new year on familiar ground – setting a national trend. One of the leading stories in food media in 2016 was … small. Award-winning restaurants being opened by award-winning chefs were distinguished … more
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