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Creative Economy
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Five years ago, Durval Tavares, president and CEO of Aquabotix Technology Corp., moved his company into an incubator run by the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth for a seven-month stay. In October, following steady growth at other … more
The growth of food as an industry is well-known in Rhode Island, so it wasn't startling to see it emerge last week as one of five potential economic-development clusters for Providence to cultivate. What was surprising was the pace of … more
Launched by four co-founders, Greycork makes and sells sturdy, easy-to-assemble furniture. Founded in January 2014, the Providence firm discontinued its first product, a prototype of a coffee table, in March 2015 because sales were slower … more
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth mission statement says that the school "serves as an intellectual catalyst for economic, social and cultural transformation on a global, national and regional scale." While UMass Dartmouth is not … more
Andy Trench, CEO and founder of XactSense, talks with Providence Business News about the Warwick startup and how it recently was named a MassChallenge Boston 2015 winner. The company, which employs three people, builds autonomous 3-D laser-scanning drones. more
Ned McCrory is the managing partner for Batchelor, Frechette, McCrory Michael & Co. They are a well-respected accounting firm in Providence, serving clients across the country. As managing partner, Ned has helped inject into the firm's … more
The small business that ignores social media is closing the door to potential customers. But finding time to maintain a social media presence can be a challenge for overworked managers and owners, who already wear many hats. That's … more
The demise of Massachusetts energy company Cape Wind LLC earlier this year raised serious questions about the future of offshore wind in the United States. But the momentum Cape Wind helped spur for more than a decade could be picking up … more
An independent analysis of promising economic clusters for Providence to nurture has identified five stars: life sciences, food processing and packaging, social enterprise, design coupled with advanced manufacturing, and education technology. more
Justin Savage, CEO of EveryBill in East Providence, talks with Providence Business News about his firm, which specializes in Web-based enterprise payment management software for companies, and how … more
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