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PANGEANS: Pangea.app is a startup created to link college students to gigs through an app. From left, Pangeans (users of the app) and Johnson & Wales University sophomores Marc Marasco and Jack Rittereiser with Pangea.app co-founder and CEO Adam Alpert, a Brown University graduate. In the background are JWU sophomores Deanna Tacmo, left, and Sam Farley.
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

PBN on WJAR-TV, Sept. 17, 2018

Pangea.app offers college students a foothold in the gig economy. But like most startups, it's in a race to prove itself before the money...
GOOD BUT NOT GOOD ENOUGH: PBN's biannual Business Survey showed that while the Rhode Island economy continues to improve, business owners are taking a "wait-and-see" attitude before making major new investments.

PBN on WJAR-TV, Sept. 10, 2018

Business is good, but many companies take a “wait-and-see” attitude.Every week, PBN Editor Mark S. Murphy appears on WJAR-TV NBC 10’s Coffee Break to discuss...
NEW ECONOMY: Rhode Island gubernatorial candidate Giovanni Feroce, former CEO of Alex and Ani LLC, wants to design a new economy for the state, which he sees as a hub for blockchain, an emerging technology he says will replace the internet. 
/ PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

PBN on WJAR-TV, Sept. 4, 2018

Self-described visionary Giovanni Feroce wants to disrupt how R.I. does business. Will voters follow?Every week, PBN Editor Mark S. Murphy appears on WJAR-TV NBC...
MINORITY VIEW: House Minority Leader Patricia Morgan has made a name for herself in the often-thankless role of political thorn in the sides of House Democratic leadership. This year the West Warwick Republican is hoping to raise her profile beyond Statehouse politics, taking on two challengers in the GOP gubernatorial primary.
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

PBN on WJAR-TV, Aug. 27, 2018

Can a former teacher-turned-House-minority firebrand capture the attention of voters in GOP primary?Every week, PBN Editor Mark S. Murphy appears on WJAR-TV NBC 10’s...
SUCCESS STORY: Lisa J. Raiola is the founder of Hope & Main, a Warren-based food-startup incubator that has worked with more than 350 businesses. Three of the 51 initial PBN Something New small businesses are either graduates or current members of Hope & Main.
 / PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

PBN on WJAR-TV, Aug. 20, 2018

Opening a new business is not for the faint of heart.Every week, PBN Editor Mark S. Murphy appears on WJAR-TV NBC 10’s Coffee Break...
UNIQUE PARTNERSHIP: Agawam Hunt country club in East Providence, pictured, was able to exit Chapter 11 bankruptcy in large measure thanks to a conservation easement purchased by The Nature Conservancy, with the funding provided by $2 million in donations.
 / COURTESY AGAWAM HUNT

PBN on WJAR-TV, Aug. 13, 2018

Every week, PBN Editor Mark S. Murphy appears on WJAR-TV NBC 10’s Coffee Break to discuss the newspaper’s most recent cover story and other...
GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO said Thursday the state has cut the volume of regulations for businesses by almost one-third.
 / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

PBN on WJAR-TV, Aug. 6, 2018

Gov. Raimondo sees a growing state economy to be proud of. But is that the story from her first term voters will care the...

PBN on WJAR-TV, July 23, 2018

Every week, PBN Editor Mark S. Murphy appears on WJAR-TV NBC 10’s Coffee Break to discuss the newspaper’s most recent cover story and other...
A DIFFERING VIEW OF GOVERNORSHIP: Matt Brown, a candidate for governor who will oppose Gina Raimondo on the Democratic ballot, does not belief that many of the governor's economic incentives are effective or good public policy. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

PBN on WJAR-TV, July 16, 2018

Matt Brown wants R.I.’s governor to focus less on business interests and more on struggling Rhode Islanders. Every week, PBN Editor Mark S. Murphy appears...
APPLICATIONS FOR PBN's 2018 Fastest Growing & Innovative Companies Award Program are due on Aug. 15 at 5 p.m.

Applications for Fastest Growing & Innovative Companies Award Program due Aug....

PROVIDENCE - The application deadline for the PBN’s 2018 Fastest Growing & Innovative Companies Award Program is Aug. 15 at 5 p.m.The program encompasses...
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