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Last week, the Kauffman Foundation released its 2015 Kauffman Index: Startup Activity, and the Providence-New Bedford-Fall River metro area ranked No. 34 out of the 40 cities measured (Boston ranked No. 22). The index measures the … more
With a background in finance, Salma Elboulaaidi knows the importance of a diverse portfolio, which plays into her business approach at Empire Market LLC in Providence. "We want to offer a little bit of everything," Elboulaaidi said. … more
Awash in "found" money following the recent biannual Revenue Estimating Conference, state leaders are lining up with a host of new budget priorities, including exemptions to the minimum corporate tax. State bookkeepers last month projected … more
Margaret Lengerich did not give up after she finished as a semi-finalist in the Rhode Island Business Plan Competition two years ago. more
Leaders of small businesses eager to win Small Business Innovation Research grants asked a federal administrator at a roundtable Thursday to take steps to help them navigate the complex process. more
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) administrator has applauded President Barack Obama’s signing of the 2015 National Defense Authorization Act, which contains a provision aimed toward increasing women-owned small businesses access to the federal contracting marketplace. more
Elected officials, including Gov. Gina M. Raimondo, will meet with more than 150 small business owners, leaders and advocates during the 8th Annual Rhode Island Economic Summit Friday to discuss the state’s small business climate. more
Ann-Marie Harrington, founder and CEO of Embolden, took risks to start her own business 17 years ago, but didn’t ask for help as she grew that company. more
Leading technology hubs like Silicon Valley and Boston often appear to have a stranglehold on venture capital. more
Before crowdfunding changed the world of startup investing, the federal government was supposed to change the rules of crowdfunding. more
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