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Looking for a silver bullet to heal Rhode Island’s jobs picture? Don’t bother, one doesn’t exist. more
MedMates, a health care technology network created to encourage collaboration within and strengthen Rhode Island’s health-tech ecosystem, will hold its first event of the year on Thursday to bring together early stage startups with industry mentors. more
Winners in the annual SharkFest competition held Feb. 11 at Johnson & Wales University get their rewards. The contest lets young entrepreneurs compete for prize money and mentoring from business leaders. Julius Searight, right, won first place for his “Food4Good” food truck. Kevin Rutledge, center, took second for “Tip Flops,” a new way for busy women to get a pedicure. Both are alumni of JWU. Current JWU student Hai Pham took third for “Mobile Engineering,” which makes testing equipment lighter and more affordable for field workers. more
Mayor Angel Taveras said he is restarting a suspended city program that invested in startup businesses in the annual State of the City address Tuesday. more
Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis will offer a series of workshops geared toward educating small business owners about licensing, permitting, financing and other business-related issues, beginning with the premier session on Jan. 16. more
In 2013, Rhode Island businesspeople began to really believe in the recovery. A year earlier, with revenue rising and the Great Recession fading into memory, signs of optimism began emerging among local executives, at least about the prospects for their own enterprises. more
The South Eastern Economic Development Corporation will host two workshops on Feb. 6 in Providence to guide beginning entrepreneurs through the basic steps of starting, owning and growing a business. more
When fledgling startups emerge from Betaspring’s 12-week accelerator program, they face a critical choice – do they leave Providence or do they stay? more
Rhode Island’s continuing progress in reinventing the charm of its historic mills for 21st-century businesses is blossoming in North Kingstown. The echo of manufacturing productivity, easy access to Route 4, plenty of parking and the Wickford train station a mile away with service to Boston has added up to 80 percent occupancy at Lafayette Mill. more
When a company dies, the people, knowledge and equipment it accumulated over its history often scatter across the region or country, leaving little visible trace of its existence. more
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