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Creative Economy
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(Updated 3:09 p.m.) Eleven entrepreneurs with Rhode Island connections have made it onto Forbes’ annual “30 under 30” list released Monday. more
Inside the Ocean State Job Lot store in Pawtucket, Joe Auger flipped through a sales flier. He was on the hunt for an outdoor extension cord, the one advertised at $15 for 25 feet. One aisle over, his wife, Susan, found a gift for their … more
With economic development and job creation closely tied to land development, Rhode Island saw a number of real estate development projects abandoned midstream as a result of the Great Recession. Now, as our real estate economy is starting to … more
Nicole D'Andrea wanted her MacBook to fit inside her "Mr. Arrogant" handbag, one of several styles her company designs, so she put the zipper on the side. "I try to keep the pieces stylish but classic and functional," she explained. "I want … more
Anyone who's ever planned a wedding, or a large-scale party, knows it's typically a lot of work. But for Stephanie Frazier-Grimm, founder of Couture Parties LLC and nonprofit The Confetti Foundation, it's her full-time job and she loves it. … more
Entrepreneurial by nature, Deborah Schimberg did not foresee while studying comparative literature in the late 1970s at Brown University that she would eventually found and run a company that makes chewing gum from sustainable ingredients. … more
Walter Callender, co-founder and managing partner of Práctico Innovation, discusses with Providence Business News the results of its recent competition and the private company’s mission. more
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
A ringing bell echoes loudly in the foyer of ParsonsKellogg LLC. The sound interrupts Director of Business Development Bryan McWilliams midsentence. He's explaining how the East Providence company represents Rhode Island as a top player in … 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
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