Updated July 1 at 3:01pm
Entrepreneurship
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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
Pat Sabatino had been planning Datarista since 2009. A 32-year veteran of the technology industry, Sabatino described the company he founded in July 2015 as a "router for data." Acting as a middleman software, or "middleware," … 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
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