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Economic Development
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The University of Massachusetts has created six new startup companies within the past year, the most ever, and the companies range from music software technology to gene therapy. more
Providence’s on-again-off-again venture-capital program is off again. more
Taco Inc., a manufacturer of HVAC equipment, on Thursday announced a strategic collaboration agreement with Italian manufacturer, Askoll. more
The Rhode Island Foundation’s endowment exceeds $730 million, but feeding the appetites of philanthropy is a constant exercise in relationship-building that leads to giving – an exercise two recent hires plan to help boost. more
What business owners need to know about changes in health care laws, corporate income and estate tax codes, the potential for a federal Internet tax and a new electronic unemployment claims process will be the focus of the PBN Summit on Government Regulations & Business Nov. 6. more
The state’s 5 percent hotel tax collections increased year over year for August, but is rising at a slower rate than it did a year ago, according to the R.I. Department of Revenue’s latest report. more
Rhode Island may not have cracked the top 10 of the best states to live in, according to a new report on quality of life by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, but it did perform better than average in numerous categories including housing and best place to earn a living. more
FM Global has pledged $1 million to support construction of the University of Rhode Island’s proposed College of Engineering facility, a plan for which funding is included on the Nov. 4 ballot. more
Consumer advocacy site NerdWallet has named the villages of Greene, Foster Center and Carolina as the state’s top “cities on the rise.” more
Total general revenue exceeded expected general revenue for the first three months of the fiscal year, according to the September monthly assessment report from the state Department of Revenue released on Tuesday. more
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