Chessawanock Island Oysters on Station Street recently received $75,000 in financing from the South Eastern Economic Development Corp. using R.I. Commerce Corp. funds and a Small Business Association Micro Loan that will allow it to expand from three to five acres in Narragansett Bay, buy additional farming equipment, and create four more jobs.
Bristol native Kendall Reiss has found her calling making jewelry, a Rhode Island art form of yesteryear that she's turned into a business called Kendall Reiss LLC.
Reiss, who earned her master's degree at Rhode Island School of Design, is …
The pitch: Oxi Fresh stands out as a company that is environmentally responsible, uses cutting-edge technology and believes that people should be paid a fair living wage.
Years in business: Opened in October 2016
Employees: 1 …
Like many small- to midsize-business owners, you may not have a video, but it's certainly time to get one. Entrepreneurs can sometimes be hesitant to have video as a part of their strategy because the return on investment can seem unclear.
A June 2016 survey compiled by Tech Collective, Rhode Island's information technology and bioscience industry association, found that 51 percent of local information technology professionals work "core" tech sectors, such as IT services, software and network communications, while the remaining 49 percent work in IT-related positions in finance, health care, education and professional industries.