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Small Business
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Tangible results of the 2010 Affordable Care Act in Rhode Island – health insurance for tens of thousands of additional people and strengthening of improvements in medical care – combined with … more
Faced with the challenge of addressing rising costs that threaten the quality of patient care, members of the health care community gathered at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick on Feb. 16 for the annual Health Care Summit hosted by Providence … more
Now that the Rhode Island Foundation has created a road map to boost opportunities for small-business success in the Ocean State, who will step up to follow it? On Feb. 14, the foundation published "Rhode Island Small Business Supports," … 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
As president of the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce, I have been invited into hundreds of businesses in all parts of the state. Chamber members have been extremely generous in sharing their stories and confiding how they shake off their … more
Rhode Island’s capital city ranks 20th in the nation for its overall concentration of small businesses at 2,466, according to a study released this week by American City Business Journals. 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
The Rhode Island Business Plan Competition, 2017 edition, is holding a free workshop for entrepreneurs looking for guidance in how to write their business plan. more
Poor access to capital is an oft-heard complaint from Rhode Island entrepreneurs. And it is true that the Great Recession precipitated a major credit crunch. For any small business, especially ones starting out, gaining access to capital is … more
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