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(Updated, 3:50 p.m., Aug. 28) Some of the region’s most buzzworthy companies have been named in Providence Business News’ third Fastest-Growing & Innovative Companies awards program. Companies with the largest percentage growth of revenue from 2011 to 2013 in four revenue size categories, along with the most innovative companies in each of 10 industry categories, will be feted on Sept. 10 at an oceanfront event at Newport’s Rosecliff Mansion. more
TAUNTON, Mass. – The South Eastern Economic Development (SEED) Corporation recently made a micro loan to Newport Potters Guild to enable the small business to start a pottery and clay art gallery and create four new jobs. more
The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded a $50,000 grant to nonprofit manufacturing incubator Tinker Bristol, which aims to facilitate a community-based approach in development of new companies. more
Venture capitalists invested $124.1 million in Rhode Island companies in 2014, $42 million more than in 2013, and the largest amount to date, according to the MoneyTree Report by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and the National Venture Capital Association. more
Propel LLC President Clare King has gone from making children’s clothing to the technology behind battlefield gear such as flame-resistant camouflage for Army snipers. more
Nine judges have been announced for the 2015 Rhode Island Business Plan Competition, expected to award up to $200,000 in prizes. more
Five years after its creation, Betaspring has landed among the top startup accelerators in the country, ranking at No. 11 in the 2013 Seed Accelerator Rankings released Monday at the South by Southwest Interactive technology conference in Austin,, Texas. more
More than a year after breaking ground, the Hope & Main food business incubator announced it inaugural class of more than 30 food business entrepreneurs. more
Lisa Mattiello, owner of Pranzi Catering & Events, has won top honors in the state as the 2014 Rhode Island Small Business Person of the Year. more
Kevin Duggan has advised businesses on several management philosophies, including lean enterprise and his own leadership method, operational excellence. He’s president of Duggan Associates and the Institute for Operational Excellence, both located in North Kingstown. more
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