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Small Business
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At a time when casinos are proliferating across the region, Megan McGuinness' job is to find new ways to entice patrons to choose her clients over the competition. McGuinness, owner of McGuiness Media & Marketing LLC, entered the casino … more
Nicole D'Andrea wanted her MacBook to fit inside her "Mr. Arrogant" handbag, one of several styles her company designs, so she put the zipper on the side. "I try to keep the pieces stylish but classic and functional," she said. "I want you … more
Anyone who's ever planned a wedding or a large-scale party knows it's typically a lot of work. But for Stephanie Frazier-Grimm, founder of Couture Parties LLC and nonprofit The Confetti Foundation, it's her full-time job and she loves it. … more
While studying comparative literature at Brown University in the late 1970s, Deborah Schimberg didn't envision founding a company that makes chewing gum from sustainable ingredients. "I didn't have a vision of what I was going to do after … more
Meg Wirth was studying deaths related to childbirth in Indonesia when one of her colleagues, an obstetrician, died of childbirth complications at a hospital. She calls the death sobering because it highlights how easily childbirth-related … more
A psychology degree is not the typical credential associated with running a business, but Stephanie Additon is not a traditional entrepreneur. Additon launched Java Skincare in 2014 from the back of her and her husband's artisan roasting … more
When Natalie Morello left New York City in 2011 to open Shoppe Pioneer, a women's fashion and lifestyle boutique in Providence, it was her first time in the Ocean State. Through her prior job as a sales manager, she knew there wouldn't be … more
The Slater Technology Fund has invested $50,000 in local water technology company HMSolution Inc. The company, co-founded by Brown University graduate and CEO Margaret Lengerich, has created technology designed to remove eight of the most common heavy metals in drinking water at a cost lower than traditional filtration methods more
The U.S. Small Business Administration and Agility Recovery, a disaster-preparedness company, are teaming up to host a series of webinars about having a plan in the event of a crisis. more
The U.S. Small Business Administration on Monday announced federal loans would be made available in Rhode Island for small businesses, co-ops and private nonprofits affected by the drought that started Aug. 30. more
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