Entrepreneurship
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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’s capital city ranked last in a survey of the best and worst cities for Hispanic entrepreneurs. more
More than a year after breaking ground, the Hope & Main food business incubator announced it inaugural class of more than 30 food business entrepreneurs. more
For the third consecutive grant cycle, Rhode Island has received an award from the U.S. Small Business Administration’s State Trade and Export Promotion Program to support efforts to export by small businesses in the Ocean State. more
Junior Achievement USA is partnering with The Hartford to offer revised, digitized programming next spring that gives Rhode Island teens contemporary entrepreneurial experience. more
The Slater Technology Fund is seeking $3 million from the state Renewable Energy Fund to seed a new $8 million investment vehicle for Rhode Island early-stage energy companies. more
Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis is bringing business owners, entrepreneurs, industry leaders and government officials together during the eighth annual “We Mean Business” expo on Sept. 3. more
Two Rhode Island-based companies, Alex and Ani and First Point Power, made the top 100 in Inc. Magazine’s annual ranking of the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in the country, released Wednesday. more
Having invested all of its existing capital, Betaspring has decided to wait until spring 2015 to launch its next startup accelerator session as it seeks to raise new funding and focus on its current portfolio. more
(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
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