Entrepreneurship

'ONE OF THE STRENGTHS of this council ... is our ability to come up with a consensus on strategy,' Lt. Gov. Elizabeth H. Roberts told the Small Business Advisory Council. /

Advocacy council makes health care a focus

Lt. Gov. Elizabeth H. Roberts opened the first Small Business Advocacy Council meeting of her term, on March 29, with a focus on health...

AS220, BankRI share pride in Dreyfus Hotel

After about two years of redevelopment efforts, the former Dreyfus Hotel downtown is almost ready to open as an ornate restaurant and pub, street-level...
TIM ARCAND cleans carboys used for algae as behind him, clown fish swim in one of the tanks in the marine biology lab at Roger Williams University. /

Building alliances for a stronger marine economy

The topics ranged from climate monitoring, to the health and vitality of marine ecosystems, to the burgeoning aquaculture industry, to next-generation undersea military technologies,...
JOHNSON & WALES Prof. Stephen Andrade works on a project for a local nonprofit with JWU computer graphics students A.J. Paquin, left, and Holly House. /

JWU to offer nonprofits free design, tech help

Aiming to offer an “authentic learning environment,” Johnson & Wales University’s School of Technology plans to open a new center late this summer that...
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All pumped up for Atlanta

A team of students from Burrillville, Ponaganset and Mount Hope high schools celebrates a win in the inaugural Rhode Island FIRST Vex Challenge. Along...
BRAVE RIVER SOLUTIONS co-founders Ernie Gaines, center, and James McAssey, right, say they have kept the firm strong by keeping its services diverse. With them is Tom Durkin, left, their senior sales representative. /

Web developer is no one-trick pony

Brave River Solutions is among the fastest-growing technology companies in Rhode Island, delivering functional business technology and IT support to primarily small and medium-sized...

Mosquito Magnet maker attracts $6.5M bid

A Pennsylvania company has offered $6.5 million for American Biophysics Corp. of North Kingstown, the financially troubled maker of the Mosquito Magnet. The bid by...
MALCOLM L. SPAULDING, a URI professor of ocean engineering, will serve as CoEUT's director. /

URI and NUWC line up 19 partners and $1.5M for...

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Donald L. Carcieri, U.S. Sen. Jack Reed and U.S. Representatives Patrick J. Kennedy and James R. Langevin joined University of Rhode...

ER Card developers attract ‘angel’ investors

WEST WARWICK – Health care investment group Angel Health Strategies LLC of Providence has teamed up with electronic medical records vendor Professional Records Inc.,...

Details of planned Center of Excellence<br> for Undersea Technologies to be...

PROVIDENCE – The establishment, by the University of Rhode Island and the Naval Undersea Warfare Center, of a national Center of Excellence for Undersea...

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