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Creative Economy
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Brian Jepson talked with Providence Business News about the eighth annual Rhode Island Mini Maker Faire held in Providence last month. He said it is the second-oldest independent maker faire, noting that he and Kipp Bradford started it in 2009. more
PAWTUCKET – Living-art performance entertainment company TEN31 Productions has moved its headquarters to an 8,000-square-foot location in a former mill building, with plans to transform the space into a cultural arts and event space called REVEL … more
How profitable is the gourmet doughnut? A new food-maker retailer will soon know. PVDonuts, launched two months ago, in late May opened its first retail outlet at 200 Allens Ave. in Providence, sharing the space with Sin Desserts, a specialty … more
The Dash Inc. businesses, Dash Delivery and Dash Bicycle Shop, began with one man, one bike. In 1994, Leo LaBelle filled in as a bicycle messenger at a courier service, for an employee who took the summer off. Once the summer … more
The three partners of SproutRI are all customers, as well as owners, of the co-working space they've set up at the Rising Sun Mills campus at 166 Valley St. in Providence. Jim Van, founder, of Providence, and fellow partners John Kevorkian, … more
Venture capitalists made fewer bets in the U.S. last quarter, while putting a larger proportion of their money into the most mature private companies, according to research firm PitchBook Data. more
When Jeff Allain was a young accountant, working for financial-services giant Pricewaterhouse Coopers, he was assigned to the technology group. The work connected him with young tech executives, who were starting new businesses and products … more
What if every time you picked up a fried chicken wing, or a sticky corn-on-the-cob, you didn't have to lick your fingers clean or waste paper napkins cleaning up? Delicate, finger-protecting slip-ons, Wingerz, are now available for sale. … more
Made in Warren is a nonprofit artists cooperative meant to be as affordable for members as it is supportive, says Diana Cole, a stained-glass artist and one of four board members. "Instead of paying a hefty commission in a retail store, in … more
Oyster Works LLC principal architect Megan Moynihan recently was recognized with the Green Architect Innovation Award at the Building the Sustainable Future conference at Rhode Island College. more
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