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Entrepreneurship
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A New Zealand-based custom home builder, G.J. Gardner Homes, has launched a New England franchise with headquarters in Dracut, Mass., and is seeking contractors, entrepreneurs and suppliers. more
The U.S. Small Business Administration of Rhode Island this month graduated six small-business owners who successfully completed a federal training program that’s focused on businesses poised for growth. more
Nicole D'Andrea wanted her MacBook to fit inside her "Mr. Arrogant" handbag, one of several styles her company designs, so she put the zipper on the side. "I try to keep the pieces stylish but classic and functional," she explained. "I want … more
Graphic Ink Inc. opened its doors in 1997 with two employee-owners, including one who kept the books after-hours, after finishing her other job. Eighteen years later, the business on Warren Avenue in East Providence is still located in the … more
It's unlikely the recent elimination of the sales and use tax on energy for commercial users will by itself lure business owners to Rhode Island, but Gov. Gina M. Raimondo says it could be a step toward improving the state's reputation for being … 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
It costs a lot less to start an Internet company than it used to. This is venture capitalist Mark Andreessen, speaking in 2014: more
It's a blog. It's bridesmaid services. It's décor. Amy Fields and Kristina Wendell in October launched Prep & Pearls LLC as a hybrid blog, products and services website. The daily blog preppearls.com is aimed at 20-30-something-year-old … more
Simon Majumdar bounces onto stage at Trinity Repertory Co. with vigor, passing waist-high, orange-yellow letters that spell "BIF." With an English accent he begins to tell his story to a rapt audience. "I became suicidal – absolutely the … more
When Jeff Allain was a young accountant, working for financial-services giant Pricewaterhouse Coopers, he was assigned to the technology group. The work connected him with young tech executives, who were starting new businesses and products … more
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