Updated January 28 at 6:28pm
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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
Having invested all of its existing capital, Betaspring has decided to wait until spring 2015 to launch its next startup accelerator session as it seeks to raise new funding and focus on its current portfolio. more
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) administrator has applauded President Barack Obama’s signing of the 2015 National Defense Authorization Act, which contains a provision aimed toward increasing women-owned small businesses access to the federal contracting marketplace. more
The co-founder and president of MedMates, Rhode Island’s first health care technology network group, and co-founder and director of an emerging health-tech company, Aspiera Medical, talks about starting a company in Rhode Island and what he expects MedMates to look like down the road. 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
The Slater Technology Fund is seeking $3 million from the state Renewable Energy Fund to seed a new $8 million investment vehicle for Rhode Island early-stage energy companies. more
The Rhode Island Business Plan Competition will launch its 2015 competition, which is expected to award prizes in excess of $200,000, on Oct. 14 at a kick-off event. more
Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee, along with Gov.-elect Gina M. Raimondo and members of the state's congressional delegation, today will announce that five international companies are looking to establish a presence in the Ocean State. more
The R.I. Department of Labor and Training will continue offering a program in collaboration with the Center for Women & Enterprise to help unemployed Rhode Islanders start their own businesses. more
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