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(Updated, 3:50 p.m., Aug. 28) Some of the region’s most buzzworthy companies have been named in Providence Business News’ third Fastest-Growing & Innovative Companies awards program. Companies with the largest percentage growth of revenue from 2011 to 2013 in four revenue size categories, along with the most innovative companies in each of 10 industry categories, will be feted on Sept. 10 at an oceanfront event at Newport’s Rosecliff Mansion. more
Johnson & Wales University Monday unveiled plans for a new $40 million academic building on former Interstate 195 land in Providence’s Jewelry District. more
Venture capitalists invested $124.1 million in Rhode Island companies in 2014, $42 million more than in 2013, and the largest amount to date, according to the MoneyTree Report by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and the National Venture Capital Association. more
The nonprofit Olneyville Housing Corp. has purchased 14 residential properties over the past year in the area of Amherst and Chaffee streets, and will renovate the buildings to create more affordable housing. more
Lawrence A. Aubin has been named chairman of Lifespan’s board of directors. Aubin was elected chairman at Lifespan’s annual meeting Tuesday. more
Rhode Island ranked a dismal 46th on a ranking of the best and worst states for business, according to Forbes. more
Elected officials, including Gov. Gina M. Raimondo, will meet with more than 150 small business owners, leaders and advocates during the 8th Annual Rhode Island Economic Summit Friday to discuss the state’s small business climate. more
A German company that specializes in pairing business travelers with luxury car and SUV rides expanded its service to the Providence area Tuesday. more
The beleaguered Central Coventry Fire District filed for bankruptcy Tuesday after firefighters and the Chafee administration failed to reach an agreement despite months of negotiations to fix the district’s financial woes. more
Rhode Island added 1,200 more jobs than first reported for the second quarter of the year, according to revised figures put out by the R.I. Department of Labor and Training Thursday afternoon. more
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