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The U.S. Small Business Administration has revised its size standards for the utilities and construction industries, redefining the maximum size a firm can be and still be considered a small business. more
Startup accelerator Betaspring is currently accepting applications for its spring 2014 session. Betaspring provides a 12-week, mentorship-driven program along with work space, seed capital, legal counsel and access to investors and industry experts. more
Hurricanes, blizzards, tsunamis and volcanoes disrupt travel plans. The globe is dotted with political uprisings. Travelers still have to deal with the standard concerns of canceled flights and sudden illness. more
Many people place a negative spin on the notion of accountability. For them it’s something that only comes up when something goes wrong or expected results just don’t happen. But accountability is really much broader than that and encompasses the good, as well as the bad. more
North Kingstown’s Lafayette Mill got a boost Dec. 9 with the addition of Bridge Technical Talent, which consolidated offices in East Greenwich and Warwick and moved 20 employees into 4,000 square feet of space. The mill has 80 percent occupancy. The Hive has also been a catalyst since opening in September, offering co-working space in 2,500 square feet. Pictured on left is James Wright, partner at Bridge and Michael Baker, Advantage Group owner, at Bridge’s new office. more
The R.I. Small Business Development Center, which will be hosted at the University of Rhode Island beginning Jan. 1, will operate a central office at URI’s South Kingstown campus and three sub-center offices in Smithfield, South Kingstown and Providence, the U.S. Small Business Administration announced Thursday. more
The University of Rhode Island has been awarded the contract to operate the state’s Small Business Development Center, according to a release sent out by the U.S. Small Business Administration Tuesday. The announcement comes as Johnson & Wales University ends its eight-year stewardship of the center, which is dedicated to helping small businesses in the state by providing individual counseling, group programs and other services. more
Misquamicut businesses certainly would not have chosen to be flooded, wiped out or generally whipped by the remnants of Superstorm Sandy – but more than a year after the storm did its damage, the concept of “we’re better than before” is echoing among many of the owners of hotels, motels and restaurants in the seaside village in Westerly. more
Custom-invitation maker Ladyfingers Letterpress is poised for rapid growth. more
The Founders League Tuesday published the Providence Startup Map, a “snapshot” of the expanding entrepreneurial ecosystem in Rhode Island and nearby Massachusetts. more
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