Small Business
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Pat’s Pastured owner Patrick McNiff describes three general types of New England farmer operating in 2013: more
The R.I. Office of Regulatory Reform released a report Tuesday outlining key findings and recommendations from period two of the Regulatory Reform Initiative to analyze all state-agency regulations and their impact on Rhode Island’s small businesses. more
When Jennifer Bristol arrived at Mount Hope Farm as its executive director one year ago, she walked into a nonprofit long sustained by the good will of generations of Rhode Islanders who have called it among their favorite local spots. more
Women-owned businesses in Rhode Island are not growing at the rate as those in the rest of the country. Even more alarming, while the number of businesses is growing at that slower pace, the number of people employed by women-owned companies has actually shrunk since 1997, according to a survey by American Express. more
The Matchmaker Fair scheduled for Oct. 4 in Warwick could also be called “speed dating for small business,” said Mark S. Hayward, Rhode Island district director for the U.S. Small Business Administration. more
Mayor Angel Taveras said he is restarting a suspended city program that invested in startup businesses in the annual State of the City address Tuesday. more
Martin Keen, Focal Upright Furniture founder, has captured the public’s imagination for an unconventional product by solving a personal design dilemma once before. Today, he runs a company that makes office workstations that allow workers to stand, a feature that has been touted for its productivity and health benefits. more
Moonworks President Jim Moon found business opportunity in the gutter. more
Ahh, the joys of self-employment – being your own boss, setting your own hours, doing what you like, and, oh yes, establishing a life-long bond with your accountant. Being self-employed also means being responsible for a wide range of critical tax-related duties. more
Startup accelerator Betaspring’s use of $1.4 million in federal State Small Business Credit Initiative funds may have violated U.S. Treasury Department requirements, according to an audit conducted by Lyon Park Associates. more
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