Updated May 27 at 11:28pm
Entrepreneurship
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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
MassChallenge will receive $100,000 through an Innovation Matching Grant to help Rhode Island create a “powerful innovation brand” and build its reputation as “an ideal state for entrepreneurship.” more
(Updated 12:13 p.m.) Shakespeare, Jane Austen and Virginia Woolf paid former First Lady Barbara Bush a birthday visit last summer, courtesy of TEN31 Productions of Pawtucket. The company outfits and hires actors who perform "living art" at special events. … more
The Rhode Island Business Plan Competition is kicking off the new year with two free workshops intended to provide guidance on building a business. more
In the past 10 years, it's been fascinating to observe the lack of "Internal Service Agreements" between marketing and sales. There seems to be a turf war without clear alignment on objectives, strategies and metrics to measure success. To … more
Keith Roberts, the new vice president-engineering at SquadLocker, the Warwick-based online athletic apparel dealer, talked to Providence Business News about his position, the company’s mission and how it sets itself apart in a competitive marketplace. more
Mount Dream is an online network that aims to give would-be entrepreneurs a private source of consumer feedback on new or recently launched business ventures. "My goal is to be the first place people turn with their everyday ideas to see if … more
In 1995, shortly after incorporating, East Commerce Solutions Inc. began offering four-year contracts for credit card terminal services to merchants for $19.95 – $20 off the going rate. "I decided I was going to make less profit and give … more
Kevin Hegarty loves being out on the water, so about 12 years ago he decided to take what he loves and make it into a business. 12 Meter Charters Inc., owned by Hegarty and Eli Massar, is a yacht charter company based in Newport that mostly … more
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