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Advocates for small business in Rhode Island got the ear of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s national ombudsman Tuesday to bring up concerns about the impact of federal regulations on local companies. more
Rhode Island ranks among the worst states for the “economic clout” of women-owned firms, according to a report released last month. more
Rhode Island Innovation Fellows Amy Bernhardt and David Dadekian will pursue projects in the textile and food industries respectively, the Rhode Island Foundation announced Wednesday. Bernhardt’s project, Colorfast, will establish a research and manufacturing facility to design digitally printed textiles, while Dadekian’s project, the Eat Drink Rhode Island Central Market, would include a public market and tourism and educational components. more
Virtual technology developer Worlds Online Inc. has signed a letter of intent to acquire Sigal Consulting LLC, a Massachusetts-based firm that specializes in licensing and developing medical marijuana facilities, including the Thomas C. Slater Compassion Center in Providence. more
The jewelry industry doesn’t just throw away the used rags, floor mats or spent metal-plating solution involved in manufacturing. more
Paul Shire’s restaurant, 2 Pauls City Grill in East Providence, celebrated its first year in November, but snowstorms and bitter cold prevented him from launching a value menu to celebrate – until now. more
Packaging 2.0 President Michael Brown was running a social enterprise before he even identified with the term – generally, a nonprofit or for-profit venture with dual goals of being successful in business and generating positive social impact. more
A boost for Rhode Island’s growing craft-beer industry could be on tap. A Providence group is seeking $1.4 million in city financing to help build an $8 million contract brewery on the city’s West Side. more
Financial software company Andera Inc. has been acquired by New Hampshire digital banking firm Bottomline Technologies for $44.5 million and company stock. more
Up until the last five years, only a few cities in the world were home to their own for-profit startup accelerators and even fewer could offer evidence of whether the entrepreneurial boot camps would prove sustainable or lucrative. more
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