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Sunday, November 18, 2018

Entrepreneurship

MAKING IT HAPPEN: Rhode Island companies with great ideas and superb execution make up the winners in PBN’s Fastest Growing & Innovative Companies program.

Entrepreneurial success is not easy to pigeonhole or manage

This week’s edition of PBN includes the annual Fastest Growing & Innovative Companies special section, including profiles of 33 companies that were recognized for...
GIVEN PAWS: From left, Ageless Innovation co-founders Andrew Jeas, chief operating officer; Ted Fischer, CEO; Tom Canterino, vice president of business development; and Meghan Gamboa, senior vice president of marketing, review software governing their animatronic cats and dogs in the company’s Pawtucket office. 
 / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Ageless Innovation creates companions for the aged

Innovative Companies | Innovative CollaborationChildren aren’t the only ones who can benefit from being engaged with toys and products, according to Pawtucket-based Ageless Innovation LLC.The...

To be relevant, successful companies listen, learn and communicate

In this time of instantaneous and ubiquitous communications, it would not seem difficult for any enterprise to know what its key stakeholders are thinking...
ACTIONABLE DATA: From left, Niru Chennagiri, director of informatics at Medley Genomics, and Patrice Milos, CEO, review notes on genetic information at the company’s Providence office. 
 / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Medley Genomics looks to engineer cancer treatment, one tumor at a...

Innovative Companies | Biotechnology and Life SciencesWe’ve all heard of data analytics. But what if this data could be used to treat what may...
SIX RHODE ISLAND BUSINESSES WERE ANNOUNCED TUESDAY by the Social Enterprise Greenhouse as winners of the inaugural Best for Rhode Island program. The statewide initiative recognizes companies which leverage their business operation to positively impact society and the environment. / COURTESY SOCIAL ENTERPRISE GREENHOUSE

Six local businesses honored by SEG in Best for Rhode Island...

PROVIDENCE – In its inaugural Best for Rhode Island initiative, the Social Enterprise Greenhouse has recognized six local companies for their efforts using their...
After getting a finance degree from the University of Rhode Island and working for Xerox for about a dozen years, Andrew Coutu became a serial entrepreneur. R&D Technologies Inc., which he started with his son Justin about a decade ago, is his fifth company since 1983. / PBN PHOTO/DAVE HANSEN

3D printing is more than promise, it’s here and fun now

Andrew Coutu | R&D Technologies Inc. founder and CEOBefore R&D Technologies, I had two companies that failed and two that were sold successfully. I...
BIG MOVE: Feast & Fettle co-founders Nicole Oliveira and Carlos Ventura are planning to move from a Warren incubator space to their own location in East Providence. / COURTESY FEAST & FETTLE/STACEY DOYLE

Delivery that’s worth the wait

After three years in business, Warren-based meal-prep and -delivery company Feast & Fettle Inc. has big plans – starting with breaking a stereotype.“When you...
BETTER WAY: Brendan Loflin started Rhodeside Revival to make it easy for clients to divert food waste from the state’s landfill in Johnston. / PBN PHOTO/DAVID HANSEN

Curbside food-waste collection

In the final year of his studies at the University of Rhode Island, Brendan Loflin wanted to do something meaningful but wasn’t sure how.“Other...
FEAST & FETTLE has reached its minimum crowdfunded fundraising goal through MicroVentures. The meal prep and delivery service will use the money to fund the renovation of a 2,600-square-foot commercial kitchen in East Providence. / COURTESY FEAST & FETTLE

Feast & Fettle hits minimum fundraising goals in crowdfunded capital campaign

PROVIDENCE - Feast & Fettle, a meal prep and delivery service, has reached its minimum capital goal in its crowdfunding capital campaign with MicroVentrues,...
EFORALL SOUTH COAST Accelerator award winners pose with their ceremonial checks at the New Bedford Whaling Museum. / COURTESY ENTREPRENEURSHIP FOR ALL

EforAll South Coast names accelerator’s cash prize winners

NEW BEDFORD – Entrepreneurship for All South Coast awarded a combined $10,000 to five local businesses at the culmination of its most recent EforAll...
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A summit on the topics of diversity and inclusion will be held at the start of the awards program. Attendees will learn from experts during a discussion of best practices. For details, including the list of winners, panelists and ticket information, click below.

Wednesday December 5, 2018

Crowne Plaza, Warwick
8am–11am