Updated December 7 at 2:07pm
Entrepreneurship
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Dixie Carroll never daydreamed about owning her own store. That wasn't the origin of J Marcel, a women's clothing and accessories store that started in Providence and recently expanded into a second location in Barrington. She started out … more
The Slater Technology Fund is a nonprofit investor in innovative startups. It provides seed and early-stage capital for new tech companies, allowing them to purchase equipment, fit out labs or help cover payroll. It is a player in the … 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
MindImmune Therapeutics Inc. will receive $500,000 in seed funding from Slater Technology Fund to support the drug discovery venture’s launch. more
Venture capitalists made fewer bets in the U.S. last quarter, while putting a larger proportion of their money into the most mature private companies, according to research firm PitchBook Data. more
Career entrepreneur Danny Warshay, a 1987 Brown University graduate,is leading the new Jonathan M. Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship for his alma mater. more
The U.S. military manages 30 million critical assets every year, from tool cribs in Washington, D.C.'s Navy Yard to Humvees rolling through the mountains of Afghanistan. Keeping track of this material is nothing short of a logistical nightmare. … more
Dennis Littky founded the Metropolitan Regional Career and Technical Center 20 years ago, and it has been a rousing success, even if not embraced as much by the educational mainstream as it should be. Brought to Rhode Island by CVS Health … more
Five years ago, Pleasant View Elementary School in Providence ranked as one of the lowest-performing schools in the state. Only 17 percent of the school's third-grade students were considered proficient in math. But visit Pleasant View … more
Rhode Island ranked 33rd in the nation for venture-capital investment in the first quarter, which featured only one deal - $5 million to IlluminOss Medical Inc. more
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