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WASTE NOT: Earthly co-founders Frank Mastrobuono, left, and Mike Kowalczyk, center, pick up food waste at Empire Tea & Coffee in Newport. Earthly produces worm castings, a natural fertilizer. Mastrobuono shows the finished potting mix, as Kowalczyk and Empire manager Josh Unorski talk. 
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Earthly makes sure discarded food isn’t wasted

Innovative Companies | Energy & the EnvironmentWorm manure, known as castings, helps cannabis grow, the minds behind North Kingstown-based Earthly Solutions Inc. have discovered.Frank...
SAGE COUNSEL: From left, Nacor Matos Custodia, financial coach at Capital Good Fund, and Wally Okby, vice president of investor relations, counsel clients Ann-gel Mitchell and Charles Isler in managing their finances.
 / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Capital Good Fund offers competitive alternative to payday lenders

Innovative Companies | FinancialRunning into financial issues or attempting to get out of bad situations can be daunting. Providence-based Capital Good Fund can come...
DATA-DRIVEN: Shannon Shallcross, CEO, and Mark Regine, chief epidemiologist for BetaXAnalytics, with a spreadsheet showing health spending. The data report is used to help companies identify where they can save money on health care spending. 
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

BetaXAnalytics: Mining data for better health care

Innovative Companies | Health & WellnessAbout 30 percent of the world’s data is stored in the health care industry, said Shannon Shallcross, co-founder and...

PBN Fastest Growing & Innovative Companies Awards 2018 special section

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PBN’s 2018 Fastest Growing & Innovative Companies celebrated

WARWICK – The region’s largest food maker and seller, along with a company that builds enclosures to transport wedding cakes, were among the 33...
CLARKE INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING INC., doing business as Clarke Valve, announced that it has finsihed a $5.5 million Series B investment round, bringing the company's Series B investment total to $15.5 million.

Clarke Valve completes $5.5M Series B funding round

NORTH KINGSTOWN – Clarke Industrial Engineering Inc. completed a $5.5 million round of Series B funding Wednesday. The company, which does business under the...
THE MIRIAM HOSPITAL has received a $9.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to establish the Center for Antimicrobial Resistance and Therapeutic Discovery to research "superbugs" and to look for potential new drugs. / COURTESY LIFESPAN

The Miriam Hospital receives $9.4M grant to study antibiotic resistance

PROVIDENCE – The Miriam Hospital has received a five-year, $9.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to create an NIH Center for...
ANDREW PETERSON, an associate professor in Brown’s School of Engineering, is the lead researcher for a project that will use machine learning to speed up atom-level simulations of chemical reactions and the properties of materials. The project was recently granted $3.5 million from the U.S. Department of Energy. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

Brown-led research team wins $3.5M grant to speed up chemical reaction...

PROVIDENCE – A Brown University-led research team had received a $3.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy for a project that will...
THE FINALISTS for Cox Business' Get Started Rhode Island pitch competition scheduled for Oct, 4, have been announced.

Get Started Rhode Island announces finalists for Oct. 4 event

PROVIDENCE – The Get Started Rhode Island pitch competition finalists have been selected, Cox Business announced Tuesday.The event, which will be held at the...
THE OCEAN INNO TECH Fest was postponed less than a week before its planned date to allow the event's organizers to provide more infrastructure to sponsors, such as WiFi, power and tents.

Ocean Inno Tech Fest organizers explain last-minute event postponement

PAWTUCKET – Organizers of the Ocean Inno Tech Fest, which has been postponed until the Spring 2019, told PBN that the delay came from...
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