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Leandra Elberger, senior communications and development manager for New York City-based Venture for America, discussed with Providence Business News how the organization hosts a five-week training program at Brown University every year with the new cohort of Venture for America fellows. The program prepares them so that they will be ready to make an immediate impact on their companies and communities when they begin their placements at the end of the summer. Starting today, members of five classes of Venture for America fellows will return to Brown for three days to participate in activities centered around building the Venture for America community and fostering entrepreneurship in cities like Providence. more
More than 200 small-business owners and advocates met with Rhode Island lawmakers on Friday to discuss policy measures they hope will garner support in this year’s legislative session. more
Lisa J. Raiola is founder and president of Hope & Main in Warren, Rhode Island's first culinary business incubator. She's also vice president of institutional advancement at Roger Williams University. Raiola, who lives in Bristol, conceptualized … more
One of Adolf Hitler’s many blunders was to kick smart people out of his country. His hatred of Jews led him to expel a large number of Germany’s most accomplished scientists, many of whom went to the United States. more
Citizens Bank last week launched a new business checking account service, claiming a quarter of all small business owners comingle company and personal finances. more
High school students can create their own application for mobile, tablet or computer devices for a chance to have it showcased at the Capitol building in Washington, D.C. more
People head into coffee shops to surf the Web, why not to stitch a pillow? That was the thinking behind a new business in North Providence, Whipstitch Sewing Café, which combines hot coffee with sewing machine rentals. You can sip as you … more
The couple loved certain wines made by small, family vineyards from Long Island to upstate New York to Napa Valley. But those labels could not be found on Rhode Island retail shelves or restaurant menus. So Jesse Sgro and Anne Sage opened a … more
John D. Jarrell, president of Materials Science Associates LLC, is clear on how he sees his company's role in stimulating the state's economy – by helping startups. The forensic-analysis company – which specializes in civil cases – … more
With 20 years of combined experience working with food and wine, husband and wife Jesse Dominick Sgro and Anne Sage take a great deal of care in what type of wines they bring into Rhode Island. Indeed, the limited wine selection available … more
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