Economic Development
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The R.I. Commerce Corporation Monday authorized a $3 million investment in the Slater Technology Fund’s new venture capital fund for Rhode Island energy sector startups. more
A $1.7 million federal grant has been awarded to the Newport County Development Council to help establish a technology business incubator to foster startups, creating more than 100 jobs. more
Rhode Island ranked 20th in export growth among the 50 states during the first seven months of 2014, posting a 5.1 percent increase in foreign sales, according to figures from e-forecasting.com. more
Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee will host Ireland Prime Minister Enda Kenny on Sept. 24, as part of an initiative to explore business and tourism opportunities between Rhode Island and Ireland. more
The Revel Casino Hotel was envisioned as a playground for Wall Streeters who hated flying to Las Vegas. Instead, it’s become a money pit for the banks and money managers who spearheaded the New Jersey project, and the losses will keep coming even after its closing earlier this week. more
Condor Airlines, a German airline in operation since 1955, announced Tuesday that it was initiating service between T.F. Green Airport and Frankfurt International Airport on June 18, 2015. 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
Vestas Wind Systems A/S, a global wind energy company, will sponsor a boat in the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15. Chris Nicholson, a six-time world champion who will be contesting his fifth race, will skipper the boat for the race that starts on Oct. 4 in Alicante, Spain. more
(Updated, 4:38 p.m.) The I-195 Redevelopment District Commission has rejected a proposal by the owners of 95 Chestnut St. to purchase Parcel 30 on the former highway land known as The Link, along with two other proposals. more
The R.I. Department of Revenue on Thursday released its economic development report for fiscal year 2012, providing a breakdown of tax incentives awarded by geographic region and company, and whether recipients met job-creation and wage-and-benefits goals. more
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