The Rhode Island Business Plan Competition unveiled its 2016 winners Tuesday night, naming a two-man team that is developing a manufacturing process to make explosion-resistant fuel tanks the top winner.
To celebrate National Small Business Week, the personal finance websites CardHub and WalletHub have put together three reports, detailing their top choices for best credit cards and and bank accounts for small-business owners.
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.
Seven finalists have been selected in the 2016 Rhode Island Business Plan Competition, and their proposed businesses address problems in biotechnology, consumer, health care, information technology and the manufacturing industries.
Startups throughout New England can apply to the 2016 Impact Challenge, a contest open to early-stage entrepreneurs and startups from all industries whose business or business idea is designed to create a positive social and/or environmental impact.