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Creative Economy
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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
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
Meg Wirth was studying deaths related to childbirth in Indonesia when one of her colleagues, an obstetrician, died of childbirth complications at a hospital. She calls the death sobering because it highlights how easily childbirth-related … 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
The National Park Service has added Ram Point, a circa 1903 Colonial Revival-style summer estate located in the Avondale section of Westerly, to the National Register of Historic Places. more
(Updated 12:13 p.m.) Shakespeare, Jane Austen and Virginia Woolf paid former First Lady Barbara Bush a birthday visit last summer, courtesy of TEN31 Productions of Pawtucket. The company outfits and hires actors who perform "living art" at special events. … more
PROVIDENCE – The Social Enterprise Greenhouse Impact Accelerator program is kicking off its sixth impact accelerator cohort on Jan. 14 featuring ventures ranging from a cloth diaper service to a device that fits on motorcycle taxis used in the developing world. more
A national consultant has advised the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission to create a business innovation district in Providence that is larger than the existing footprint of undeveloped land, and to create an advisory council that would include the perspectives of anchor industries and universities. 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
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