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A nonprofit dubbed the Food Innovation Nexus that has seven-figure funding from Johnson & Wales University is in start-up mode and plans to formally launch in January, Michael Allio, a co-founder, confirmed Tuesday. more
Startup accelerator Betaspring’s use of $1.4 million in federal State Small Business Credit Initiative funds may have violated U.S. Treasury Department requirements, according to an audit conducted by Lyon Park Associates. more
The Founders League Tuesday published the Providence Startup Map, a “snapshot” of the expanding entrepreneurial ecosystem in Rhode Island and nearby Massachusetts. more
Maritime businesses, food production and industrial design rose to the top in an analysis of opportunities for growth in Rhode Island identified during the latest “Make It Happen RI” sessions hosted by the Rhode Island Foundation and the R.I. Commerce Corporation. more
The U.S. Small Business Administration is now accepting nominations for the 2014 Rhode Island Small Business Person of the Year and other small-business awards. more
The R.I. Small Business Development Center, which will be hosted at the University of Rhode Island beginning Jan. 1, will operate a central office at URI’s South Kingstown campus and three sub-center offices in Smithfield, South Kingstown and Providence, the U.S. Small Business Administration announced Thursday. more
Cox Business and Inc. Magazine, in partnership with Providence Business News, will offer local entrepreneurs the chance to win a $5,000 Cox Business technology package at the Get Started RI business pitch competition. more
The University of Rhode Island has been awarded the contract to operate the state’s Small Business Development Center, according to a release sent out by the U.S. Small Business Administration Tuesday. The announcement comes as Johnson & Wales University ends its eight-year stewardship of the center, which is dedicated to helping small businesses in the state by providing individual counseling, group programs and other services. more
The Rhode Island Foundation announced Tuesday that it will begin accepting applications for the 2014 Rhode Island Innovation Fellowships, an annual program intended to stimulate solutions to the state’s challenges. more
The word “angel” as a business term started off on Broadway to describe wealthy people who provided backing for theatrical productions. Today’s business angels have coalesced into groups that turned their attention from the bright lights and the roar of the crowds to a playbill focused on diverse industry sectors. more
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