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The "Shark Tank" star draws on his experience for lessons on how to start from nothing and rise into success. Crowne Publishing Group ISBN 978-1101903599 | $26 more
New Media Investment Group Inc., the parent company of GateHouse Media which owns the Providence Journal, said this week that its Propel Marketing subsidiary has acquired ThriveHive for $11.8 million. more
Rhode Island business leaders are eager to find out how President-elect Donald J. Trump's pro-business, anti-immigration campaign rhetoric will translate into actionable policies. "On the positive side, anything related to infrastructure or … more
The son of Hispanic immigrants, Jose Batista didn't know he wanted to be a lawyer until late in the game. "I always thought about college, but never law school. It wasn't in my vocabulary," said the South Providence native and owner of Jose … more
With her Olympia Spritz and The Bitter Saint drinks, Willa Van Nostrand entered the family trade – bartending – with Little Bitte Artisanal Cocktails in 2011. The daughter of an herbalist/midwife and bartender, she began mixing … more
An aspiring entrepreneur has launched a campaign to crowdfund an “athleisure streetwear” company in Providence, designed to promote civic pride while also supporting the local startup community. more
Danny Warshay is shaping Brown University's strategy on entrepreneurship. The 1987 Brown graduate is the founding executive director of the new Jonathan M. Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship at the school. He has taught entrepreneurship at … more
Most college seniors balance a full course load with, at most, part-time work. Then there's Joseph J. Strong, who takes his classes at Central Connecticut State University over four weekdays, then returns to Rhode Island each Friday to run a small … more
The natural beauty of Newport and its historical structures have reappeared many times as movie settings, becoming the Jay Gatsby mansion of "The Great Gatsby" and the quirky mid-'60s small town New Penzance, of "Moonrise Kingdom." A new … more
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
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