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Most entrepreneurs go to Kickstarter Inc. seeking money to turn an idea into a viable product. Already flush with cash, Alex Gizis looked to the crowd-funding site in search of enthusiastic testers. more
Security and Exchange Commission rule changes that include requiring angel investors to file financial information with a third party in order to invest in startups that do public solicitation for funding has investment groups and entrepreneurs in Rhode Island and across the nation up in arms. more
Recently, I was asked to address a group of executive MBA exchange students at UCLA’s Anderson School of Management. These midcareer individuals from France and Germany were interested in American-style entrepreneurship and our vast network of business “incubators” and startup “accelerators” in particular. more
More than 300 supporters, investors and Betaspring alumni crowded the third floor of Betaspring headquarters on Thursday for an open house introducing the accelerator’s fall 2013 class of startups. more
The Rhode Island Small Business Development Center is moving from the location it has had since 2006 at Johnson and Wales University in Providence, according to center State Director Adriana Dawson. more
Cox Business and Inc. Magazine, in partnership with Providence Business News, will offer local entrepreneurs the chance to win a $5,000 Cox Business technology package at the Get Started RI business pitch competition. more
Two Rhode Island companies – Calista Therapeutics and Cape Commons Brewing Co. – have earned a place among the top 26 startups competing in the 2013 MassChallenge. more
The University of Rhode Island has been awarded the contract to operate the state’s Small Business Development Center, according to a release sent out by the U.S. Small Business Administration Tuesday. The announcement comes as Johnson & Wales University ends its eight-year stewardship of the center, which is dedicated to helping small businesses in the state by providing individual counseling, group programs and other services. more
In 2013, Rhode Island businesspeople began to really believe in the recovery. A year earlier, with revenue rising and the Great Recession fading into memory, signs of optimism began emerging among local executives, at least about the prospects for their own enterprises. more
Angel investors in Rhode Island are adapting to the initial impacts of what they say are complex – and unfolding – new rules by the Securities and Exchange Commission, adopted to implement the Jumpstart Our Business Startup Act. more
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