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Credit unions find niche in small business loans

Measured by dollars loaned, Coastway Credit Union was the No. 1 U.S. Small Business Administration lender in Rhode Island last year, and the No....
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Make sure you’re well covered

Dear Dan: As my business expands, I’m realizing how much exposure I have if something goes wrong. Employee injuries, theft, business interruption and a...
THE SPACE AT ALICE, a gallery in downtown Providence, was set up in 2003 to bring together artists, collectors and visitors interested in contemporary visual arts. /

Arts have big economic impact

Sound Session has become the city’s largest cultural event of the summer. It drew 35,000 visitors last year, and Don King, director of the...
QUALITYMETRIC has developed an international reputation by designing surveys that can quickly guage a person's overall health,. the impact of a specific illness or the efficacy of a given treatment. Above, the company's Asthma Control Test. /

Gauging health by patients’ views

If you give a new drug to a patient with arthritis, how do you gauge its effectiveness? You can measure how far each finger...
ARTS AND CULTURAL nonprofits such as Trinity Repertory Company, above, and their audiences spent $11.8 million in Providence in 2005, the study found. /

Arts have big economic impact<br> on Providence

A new study by Americans for the Arts puts Providence as the No. 2 city in the nation sized 100,000 to 249,999 for the...

Amgen buying private drug developer Ilypsa

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – Biopharmaceuticals giant Amgen Inc. (Nasdaq: Amgen) last night announced it has agreed to acquire Ilypsa, a private company dedicated to...
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Slater Fund investing $250,000<br> in URI biotech spinoff

PROVIDENCE – The Slater Technology Fund today announced $250,000 in seed funding for biotechnology startup Vitrimark Inc. Co-founded by Arijit Bose, a University of Rhode...

APC embraces challenge of reducing energy usage

Call it growing pains, although not in a conventional sense. As businesses rely more on tools driven by electricity and energy prices soar, the...

Where jonnycakes, Del’s <br> and the Big Blue Bug rule

From Del’s Lemonade, to jonnycakes, to coffee syrup, Rhode Island is full of unique items. And while most Rhode Islanders know that, it was...
JOSEPH HINDLE, left,
a senior VP at Bank Rhode Island, visits small business owner Bob Bischoff at one of his Rhode Runner running and walking accessories stores. /

Big vs. small: What’s the best fit?

The big banks tout their large branch networks, huge resources and competitive rates. The small banks offer a personal touch and the appeal of...
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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