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Venture capitalists invested $16.3 million in Rhode Island companies in 2015, considerably less than in 2014, when venture capital investments topped $124 million. more
(Updated, 11:45 a.m., Sept. 21) Startup Weekend Education, a weekend-long crash course in entrepreneurship, is coming to Providence on Friday to take aspiring business owners from idea to startup in 54 hours. more
The CEO of Social Enterprise Greenhouse talks about its inaugural food-accelerator cohort and what it means to concentrate on one industry. more
DESIGNxRI has unveiled recipients of the Providence Design Catalyst grant program, in which 17 city businesses will receive up to $35,000 each. more
Social Enterprise Greenhouse’s first food accelerator participants will graduate Tuesday night. more
Providence is not the best place to start a business. In fact, it’s the second-worst large city in the nation to start one, ahead of only Ontario, Calif., according to the latest study by personal finance website Wallethub. more
PROVIDENCE – The Social Enterprise Greenhouse Impact Accelerator program is kicking off its sixth impact accelerator cohort on Jan. 14 featuring ventures ranging from a cloth diaper service to a device that fits on motorcycle taxis used in the developing world. more
It's a blog. It's bridesmaid services. It's décor. Amy Fields and Kristina Wendell in October launched Prep & Pearls LLC as a hybrid blog, products and services website. The daily blog preppearls.com is aimed at 20-30-something-year-old … more
Cassie Tharinger is the new director of the Providence Neighborhood Planting Program, taking the reins from Cynthia Kwolek. She most recently managed the Mount Hope Farmers Market, and has been involved in many other community initiatives. PNPP … more
Dr. Rajiv Kumar started ShapeUp Rhode Island a decade ago while he was in medical school at Brown University. During that time, its goal – promoting healthier lifestyles – engaged individuals, groups and employers, especially with its online, … more
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