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Small Business
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1 In December, BOND, in partnership with the Center for Women & Enterprise, announced BOND-PLX – an educational learning exchange for minority and women business owners to learn about the construction industry. What was the catalyst for the move? … more
The state treasurer plans to move $30 million in deposits to local banks and credit unions in an effort to encourage more small-business lending. more
Mark S. Hayward, the Rhode Island district director of the U.S. Small Business Administration, will serve as a temporary senior adviser to Linda E. McMahon, confirmed by Congress on Tuesday to head the federal agency. more
The threat of cyberattacks and political instability resulting from rising populism are among the biggest worries for businesses around the world, according to a study of companies in 79 countries. more
There's a Haitian proverb that the author Tracy Kidder made famous: "Beyond mountains there are mountains." It's a metaphor meant to say that when you solve a big, challenging problem, another one presents itself. It's not the most sunny, … more
It's no big secret that small businesses rule in Rhode Island. That's not to say big businesses play small roles, but with 96,166 small businesses employing more than half the state's private workforce – or 221,636 people – in 2012, the … more
A friendship was struck between Matt McClelland and Louby Sukkar after their children were enrolled in the same kindergarten class. Over the next three years that relationship would bloom into a food-production company. Now, as co-owners of … more
Friday at 5 p.m. is perhaps the most popular time of the workweek. But at the Providence office of Robinson & Cole LLP, it's not popular for the same reason – time to go home – as at many other places. At the downtown law firm, … more
The average restaurant works with 300 ingredients. Most of them do not rate being included in a menu description by a creative chef. The ones that do are usually worthy of details that reflect their origin, heritage, style, taste or other unique … more
Henry A. “Bud” Violet is president of the Providence-based Ocean State Business Development Authority. He talks with Providence Business News about a new 504 refinancing program approved by the U.S. Small Business Administration last month. more
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