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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
The news this week that Yahoo! Inc. will be rechristened "Altaba Inc." elicited a lot of groans. "Apparently Yahoo renamed itself after an antihistamine," tweeted New York Times tech reporter Mike Isaac. The name "sounded more like infantile babble than the remnants of a once-promising internet giant," wrote Fortune's Lucinda Shen. more
Gerardo Reyes loves coffee. "Everything started with loving coffee – I'm addicted," said the owner of Chikondi Café on Dexter Street in Central Falls. A Guatemalan native, Reyes moved to Providence when he was 20. For the past 12 years … more
Food ventures, round two. Social Enterprise Greenhouse, a business accelerator, is launching its second food accelerator program, and introducing a new cohort on Feb. 9. more
A new information technology staffing agency emphasizing cybersecurity has opened – South 6 Inc. more
Eva-Marie Mancuso, a former state Board of Education head, knew that childhood poverty was affecting the self-esteem of students in Rhode Island schools. Together with her longtime friend and fellow attorney, Marianne M. Baldwin, she opened … more
2016 was a very good year for Rhode Island restaurants and chefs. Chef and restaurateur Ben Sukle's latest venture, Oberlin, was named one of the best new restaurants in the nation by Bon Appétit magazine. This is by no means the first … more
Social Enterprise Greenhouse will launch its seventh Impact Accelerator cohort on Jan. 19. more
Richard Park and Bella Okiddy, former Brown University classmates, are developing technology designed to empower survivors of sexual assault and rape. The duo in May founded Tech Against Assault, a Providence benefit corporation, and is … more
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