Entrepreneurship

‘Rentometer’ creates a buzz:<br> <i>Providence techie’s Web tool draws major media attention</i>

A Web service designed to instantly provide the average rent for any size apartment in any real estate market in the country has garnered...
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You shouldn’t underestimate the power of observation

One of the qualities of successful people in all walks of life is keen observation of their surroundings. They notice things about people, human...

Nominees sought for Pell Awards in the arts

The Trinity Repertory Company and the Rhode Island Pell Awards Selection Committee are inviting the public to nominate outstanding local artists for the 2007...

JWU’s Exchange City awarded $100,000 grant

PROVIDENCE – Exchange City, an interactive educational and entrepreneurial project for middle and high school students housed on the campus of Johnson & Wales...
"DIGICATION provides educators with the ability to manage and control their online learning communities, big and small," says CEO and RISD faculty member Jeffrey Yan.  /

Digication adds tool to educational software suite

PROVIDENCE – Educational software company Digication Inc. this week unveiled its Digication Admin Tool, designed to help schools manage the company’s Web-based learning, collaboration...

Fidelity takes top honors in 2007<br> Encore Arts & Business Awards

PROVIDENCE – The Arts & Business Council of Rhode Island has announced the slate of honorees for its 17th Annual Encore Arts & Business...
FESTIVAL BALLET PROVIDENCE Artistic Director Mihailo 'Misha' Djuric, a native of the former Yugoslavia, has been named to receive a 2007 Encore Award for individual achievement. /

Festival Ballet’s Djuric to receive individual Encore

PROVIDENCE – Festival Ballet Providence today announced that its artistic director, Mihailo Djuric, has been named the 2007 Encore Arts & Business Awards winner...
A GROUP OF prospective tenants tours the building at Conley's Wharf that the Partnership for Creative Industrial Space is leasing out. The former coal-gasification facility is being turned into offices and studios for artists and designers. /

A blank canvas for artistic endeavors

It has been two and a half weeks since the Partnership for Creative Industrial Space began seriously marketing Conley's Wharf at 200 Allens Ave.,...

Keep your workers fit and healthy

Dear Dan: After five years in business, we were finally able to offer health insurance last year for our 17 employees. Now we want...
WILLIAM TRACEY, owner of TRAC Builders Inc., a general contractor and construction manager, says he doesn't want to limit the company to any one niche. Above, he stands in the bar area in the Dreyfus Hotel in Providence, which TRAC is rehabbing for AS220. /

Specializing in quality, versatility

At TRAC Builders Inc., experience comes with the job. The Johnston-based general contractor and construction manager, in its 12th year of operations, shuns the...
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