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Entrepreneurship
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Merger and acquisition SPECIALISTS say there are windows in the market and economy during which business owners can realize the most value from selling their companies. And the window has been open for a few years now, as private-equity … more
Connecting executives in the C-suite across the country's major metropolitan hubs to jobs and one another is what sets Browning Associates apart from the average headhunter, says founder and President John Seraichyk. Using a private, … more
After more than a decade of lost focus and financial instability, Gayle Corrigan knew the Greater Providence YMCA needed new direction through dynamic leadership. Even though the nonprofit had assembled what the chairwoman of the board of … more
In awarding nearly $250,000 in Innovation Vouchers to five Rhode Island companies on Jan. 23, the state has made a prudent public expenditure. Some question the appropriateness of government "picking winners." But using that lens on these … more
Ruben D. Ogando and his brother Reymond were born in the Dominican Republic, where their mother made them learn to tailor growing up. Thirty-three years ago, Reymond started a tailoring and laundromat company in Providence. Ruben, who first … more
PROVIDENCE – The city is not the best place to start a business. In fact, it's the second-worst large city in the nation to start one, ahead of only Ontario, Calif., according to the latest study by personal-finance website Wallethub. … more
CEO (or equivalent): Jason Case, CEO and president 2015 Revenue: $29,063,732 2013 Revenue: $8,670,468 Revenue growth: 235% It's a fact of life in the Northeast: It may not be next week, it may not be next month, … more
While studying at Brown University, Sol Chen noticed the many fliers around campus calling on students to participate in research. The recruitment method, in a digital age, seemed antiquated to Chen, so she connected with Even Ehrenberg, a … more
For 15 years Lisa Limer traveled the globe as a photographer for Conde Nast's Traveler magazine, covering everything from cultural issues to architecture. She left Conde Nast when it restructured in 2014 to open a luxury fabric design … more
When Lukas Scheurer, a Vermont native, was an industrial design student at the Rhode Island School of Design, he was always dropping his smartphone, breaking vital tools, like the camera and glass screen, he frequently used to document the progress … more
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