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Dan Aziz always knew he wanted to be an entrepreneur, but he didn’t know what type of company he’d start until he spent a little time in a Providence supermarket. Interviewing customers for a Brown University class in the nutritional-supplements aisle of a local Whole Foods, Aziz heard persistent complaints about the size and taste of vitamin pills for pregnant women, sparking an idea. Aziz created Premama, a drinkable, prenatal supplement that’s now on the shelves of the same Whole Foods where he was interviewing customers, as well as in Target and infant chain Buy Buy Baby. In September, Aziz’s Luna Pharmaceuticals Inc. closed on the first half of a $1 million funding round led by Cherrystone Angel Group, which allowed the Providence company to hire its second full-time employee and move to expand. more
President Barack Obama’s proposal for an open Internet would be a victory for Netflix Inc. and its binge-watching users and may be a bigger boon for a generation of startups working on tools to connect cars, thermostats and even offshore oil rigs to the Web. more
Many small-business owners would rather do almost anything than spend time keeping the books, preparing invoices or dealing with other financial and tax issues. It’s tempting to focus on the more exciting and seemingly beneficial things such as digital marketing, networking with colleagues, building a social media presence and simply selling. more
Rear Adm. Michael E. Jabaley became the new commander of the Naval Undersea Warfare Center in Newport in September. He is also deputy commander for undersea warfare, Naval Sea Systems Command, in Washington, D.C. more
Selling pagers from a small store in Randolph, Mass., 21 years ago, Ray Leung couldn’t have imagined the iPhone 6. Back then, phones had yet to become smart and the introduction of new models had not become global events. more
National Grid has submitted a proposal to the R.I. Division of Public Utilities and Carriers to construct the transmission system for the Deepwater Wind Block Island Wind Farm, instead of purchasing the completed system from Deepwater Wind as in previous plans. more
PROVIDENCE – The federal government has approved a no-cost extension of Rhode Island’s Race to the Top grant program, Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee announced. more
GTECH Corp. has signed a two-year agreement extending its contract with Westdeutsche Lotterie GmbH & Co. OHG, known as WestLotto, in Germany. more
Founder and CEO of CapitolBuddy talks about his mobile app, which changes the way advocates and lobbyists interact with state legislators. more
Hope & Main LLC, Rhode Island’s first food business incubator, will hold a series of information sessions this spring for potential applicants and other food entrepreneurs interested in learning more about the program. more
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