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Six R.I. entrepreneurs have been selected as finalists to compete in the third annual Get Started R.I., a Shark Tank-like business pitch competition presented by Cox Business and Inc. magazine, according to a news release. more
Rhode Island ranked last among the states and the District of Columbia for employment growth among women-owned businesses between 1997 and 2015, and also ranked second to last for combined economic clout, according to a report from American Express OPEN. more
Shane Hauck has been selling his own versions of apple butter and sweet and spicy jalapeno ketchup through his startup, Clean Cuisine & Classy Creation Foods, for the past year. Hauck, 21, of Providence, started the business as a … more
BOSTON – Drizly, the creator of a mobile app that allows users to order alcohol to be delivered from liquor stores, announced a $13 million Series A funding round, Boston Business Journal reported last week. According to the newspaper's … more
Two bits of news last week shone a spotlight on the former Interstate 195 land in Providence, and in one case, what was illuminated was not flattering. The good news concerned the submission of a proposal to build a 1 million-square-foot, … more
From an early age, the glimmer of vintage jewelry captured Loren Barham's attention, but the link between artistry and entrepreneurship wasn't always clear to her. "My aunt gave me a little jewelry-making kit when I was 12, with natural … more
Beating a life-threatening illness led Lisa J. Raiola to launch a culinary incubator on Oct. 3 that is breathing new life into not only her career but the careers of 30 startup entrepreneurs. At 52, Raiola, who lives in Bristol with her … more
Why did you select your profession? It was a college dream that literally came true. I know no other profession, as it's literally the only job I have ever had! What's the best career advice you've received? My folks (both … more
What we have created at Social Enterprise Greenhouse is a rapidly growing movement of people – entrepreneurs, businesspeople, academics, students, policymakers, funders – who believe that by helping launch and grow businesses with purpose, we … more
After completing a nationwide search, the University of Rhode Island has tapped an industry veteran to become state director of the R.I. Small Business Development Center. more
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