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Entrepreneurship
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PROVIDENCE – Brown University is launching an interdisciplinary center for entrepreneurship with a $25 million gift from alumnus Jonathan M. Nelson, founder and CEO of Providence Equity Partners. Nelson, class of 1977, said he was … more
WARREN – Ava Anderson LLC will close and reopen without the Anderson family that launched the business, the company reported last week in an online message to its customers, citing attacks against the company founder and her products. The … more
Founder of Nasty Gal, $100 million online fashion retailer, recounts her twisted path to success. Portfolio ISBN 9781591847939 | $26.95 more
Edible Rhody magazine has released its list of local food heroes for 2016 based on reader feedback. more
Entrepreneurial by nature, Deborah Schimberg did not foresee while studying comparative literature in the late 1970s at Brown University that she would eventually found and run a company that makes chewing gum from sustainable ingredients. … more
A significant change in the city's restaurant landscape was discovered recently. It happened while consulting with Providence Business News to put together the 2016 Book of Lists' ranking of Providence restaurants by seating capacity. The … more
The fourth annual CB Insights Tech IPO pipeline report features 531 “of the most promising and highly valued private and private equity-backed technology companies” in the country. more
Five years ago, Durval Tavares, president and CEO of Aquabotix Technology Corp., moved his company into an incubator run by the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth for a seven-month stay. In October, following steady growth at other … more
1 What's your take on the small-business market in Rhode Island? As in many other states, there is a strong core of people who are interested in starting or growing their small businesses. Small-business owners are passionate about their … more
The three partners of SproutRI are all customers, as well as owners, of the co-working space they've set up at the Rising Sun Mills campus at 166 Valley St. in Providence. Jim Van, founder, of Providence, and fellow partners John Kevorkian, … more
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