Updated January 30 at 7:30pm
New Business
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Venture capitalists invested $124.1 million in Rhode Island companies in 2014, $42 million more than in 2013, and the largest amount to date, according to the MoneyTree Report by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and the National Venture Capital Association. more
More than a year after breaking ground, the Hope & Main food business incubator announced it inaugural class of more than 30 food business entrepreneurs. more
Tomas A. Avila knows how to help businesses get off the ground. He was a member of the R.I. Small Business Development Center for years, specializing in assisting Latinos move their ideas into business plans through programs that included Primer Paso, which received the Association of Small Business Development Centers’ 2007 ASBDC Rhode Island State Star. more
The R.I. Commerce Corporation Monday authorized a $3 million investment in the Slater Technology Fund’s new venture capital fund for Rhode Island energy sector startups. more
Roger Williams University senior Willem Delventhal last summer decided to say farewell to a friend in a quirky, unconventional way, which turned into an award-winning business idea. 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
The deadline to submit an idea for the Rhode Island Innovation Fellowship is Friday. The two fellows who are selected will receive up to $300,000 over three years to develop, test and implement their ideas, which must have the potential to dramatically improve any area of life in Rhode Island. more
The U.S. Small Business Administration supported lending $86.5 million to Rhode Island businesses in the fiscal year that ended Sept. 30, an increase of 26 percent from the $68.6 million loaned a year earlier. more
Brown University has been named to Forbes’ 2014 list of the most entrepreneurial universities in the country, joining startup breeding grounds such as Stanford University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the California Institute of Technology. more
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