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ALEX AND ANI and First Point Power were the only two Rhode Island companies to crack the top 100 on Inc. magazine's annual list of the 5,000 fastest-growing companies in the country.

Alex and Ani, First Point Power among Inc.’s top 100 fastest-growing

NEW YORK – Two Rhode Island-based companies made the top 100 in Inc. Magazine’s annual ranking of the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in the...
MATT SLUTER, son of New England Construction founder and CEO David Sluter, has been named president of the company as part of a number of changes to its leadership team. The real estate and construction-management firm plans to grow its staff by 15 percent in the next year. / COURTESY NEW ENGLAND CONSTRUCTION

Five Questions With: Matt Sluter

Matt Sluter, son of New England Construction founder and CEO David Sluter, was recently named president of the company as part of a number...

Wright-Pierce selected for Circle of Excellence award

PROVIDENCE – PSMJ Resources Inc., a management consulting firm for the architect, engineer and contracting industries, has selected Wright-Pierce to receive a 2014 Circle...

NEIT expands engineering training

EAST GREENWICH – New England Institute of Technology has added high-tech industry systems to its engineering department equipment inventory to provide improved hands-on training...

Entrepreneurs wanted for SNEEF ‘Piranha Pond’

FALL RIVER – Entrepreneurs are invited to apply to present at the annual “Piranha Pond” event hosted by the Southern New England Entrepreneurs Forum,...
TECH COLLECTIVE HAS issued a call for employers willing to host participants of the organization's IT training program, "IT On Demand." Above, participants from the inaugural IT On Demand class that graduated in December 2013. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL PERSSON

‘IT On Demand’ calls for employers

PROVIDENCE – Tech Collective, Rhode Island’s IT and bioscience industry association, is calling for employers to host and/or hire IT candidates participating in the...
LIFESPAN ON TUESDAY released its 2013 annual report, showing that the health care system increased operating revenue 3.7 percent but saw its net income drop almost 60 percent.

Lifespan grew revenue 3.7% in 2013, spent $71M on charity care

PROVIDENCE – The Lifespan nonprofit health care system generated total operating revenue of $1.7 billion in 2013, with total operating expenses of $1.72 billion...
ALLAN TEAR, co-founder and managing partner of Betaspring, said the startup accelerator will take a break from its program this fall to focus on supporting its alumni. The next Betaspring session will be in spring 2015. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Previous funding invested, Betaspring looks for more, focuses on alums

PROVIDENCE – Having invested all of its existing capital, Betaspring has decided to wait until spring 2015 to launch its next startup accelerator session...
THE SOCIAL ENTERPRISE Greenhouse has announced it will launch its next incubator session in September, and its next accelerator session in January. Above, from left, Social Enterprise Greenhouse CEO Kelly Ramirez, intern Kendre Rodriguez, Communications and Development Manager Marissa Tuccelli and SEEED Summit Manager Julie Meros. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

SE Greenhouse accepting applications for incubator session

PROVIDENCE – The Social Enterprise Greenhouse has begun accepting applications for its next incubator and accelerator sessions for early stage social enterprise entrepreneurs looking...
CHRISTIAN COWAN, who has served as an executive in the IT networking, energy and textile industries during his 20-year career, has replaced Harsha Prakash as director of the Polaris Manufacturing Extension Partnership. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

Veteran manufacturing executive named director of Polaris MEP

(Updated, 1:39 p.m.) SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The University of Rhode Island has named Christian Cowan the director of the Polaris Manufacturing Extension Partnership, the statewide...
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