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Creative Economy
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The R.I. State Council on the Arts announced on Thursday that 139 nonprofit organizations, schools and individuals will share $777,212 through its first round of grant awards for the 2016-2017 season. more
More than $1 million in federal grants were announced Tuesday to support the arts and expand cultural education opportunities in the state. more
(Updated, 11:45 a.m., Sept. 21) Startup Weekend Education, a weekend-long crash course in entrepreneurship, is coming to Providence on Friday to take aspiring business owners from idea to startup in 54 hours. more
CEO (or equivalent): Randall S. Barko, CEO and president 2015 Revenue: $53,797,786 2013 Revenue: $23,436,537 Revenue growth: 130% One of Rhode Island's fastest-growing companies is Ximedica, a … more
Born in Germany to an Egyptian mother and a British father, it's no wonder Mark J. Mason's Providence design agency has an international flavor. The fast-growing Shellshock Inc. on Weybosset Street is projecting to double its revenue in … more
Greycork, a startup that sells easy-to-assemble furniture geared to urban millennials, recently closed a $1 million series seed funding round led by ff Venture Capital and others. more
Alison Bologna wakes up each morning at 2:30 a.m. It's partly because she needs to get ready for her job as an anchor at WJAR-TV NBC 10. It's also because she runs an urban-outreach yoga studio. And most recently, it's because she's … more
Leandra Elberger, senior communications and development manager for New York City-based Venture for America, discussed with Providence Business News how the organization hosts a five-week training program at Brown University every year with the new cohort of Venture for America fellows. The program prepares them so that they will be ready to make an immediate impact on their companies and communities when they begin their placements at the end of the summer. Starting today, members of five classes of Venture for America fellows will return to Brown for three days to participate in activities centered around building the Venture for America community and fostering entrepreneurship in cities like Providence. more
Married business partners Rebecca and Matthew McGeorge have learned how to work together to interpret the space needs of their clients. As owners of McGeorge Architecture Interiors LLC, they have succeeded in some ways by not specializing. … more
MassChallenge will receive $100,000 through an Innovation Matching Grant to help Rhode Island create a “powerful innovation brand” and build its reputation as “an ideal state for entrepreneurship.” more
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