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Creative Economy
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Focal Upright, known for its ergonomic office furniture, will be featured tonight at the Providence Geeks’ dinner at AS220 on Empire Street. more
Tobias Stapleton, assistant vice chancellor and director of the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, talks with Providence Business News about the Southern New England Entrepreneurs Forum. more
It's not often that a manager for a manufacturer of soap and similar products stands in front of a group of designers explaining the intricacies of personal-care regulations. And yet, that is exactly what Chris Buckley was doing in January. … 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
Janine Cavanaugh of North Attleboro, a certified professional organizer, sees a messy home office as an opportunity. The Vermont native says she's always been organized, and likes things orderly, with "streamlined routines, efficient systems and … 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
PROVIDENCE – Nortek Security & Control LLC has launched Numera EverThere, which connects senior citizens with their loved ones through real-time monitoring. Nortek Security, a division of Nortek … more
People head into coffee shops to surf the Web, why not to stitch a pillow? That was the thinking behind a new business in North Providence, Whipstitch Sewing Café, which combines hot coffee with sewing machine rentals. You can sip as you … 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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