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Entrepreneurship
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A psychology degree is not the typical credential associated with running a business, but then, Stephanie Additon is not a traditional entrepreneur. Additon launched the primarily wholesale business Java Skincare in 2014 from the back of … more
More than 200 small-business owners and advocates met with Rhode Island lawmakers on Friday to discuss policy measures they hope will garner support in this year’s legislative session. more
I have been fortunate to grow up with powerful personal and business mentors, including entrepreneurs I've been privileged to meet throughout my travels. One characteristic these successful leaders have in common is their curiosity and their … more
Without the opportunity to lure funding presented by Providence-based Betaspring, a nationally recognized business accelerator, Jon Bittner and his partners never would have brought their startup, Splitwise Inc., to the Ocean State. Nor would they … more
The recent acquisition of ShapeUp by Virgin Pulse along with other accomplishments in the startup community will be celebrated Thursday at an event at Aurora on Westminster Street. more
(Updated 3:18 p.m.) SquadLocker, an online athletic apparel dealer, said it has signed a joint revenue agreement with USA Football, an organization which said it trains more high school and youth football coaches combined than any other in the United States. more
The landmark Federal Hill restaurant Mediterraneo has closed its doors. more
Some of the hottest, up-and-coming executive chefs in Rhode Island are under 35. "With the resource of [Johnson & Wales University, which] has proximity to restaurants, chefs tend to stay or move here," observed chef John Elkhay. … more
(Updated 12:13 p.m.) Shakespeare, Jane Austen and Virginia Woolf paid former First Lady Barbara Bush a birthday visit last summer, courtesy of TEN31 Productions of Pawtucket. The company outfits and hires actors who perform "living art" at special events. … more
When Natalie Morello left New York City to open Shoppe Pioneer, a women's fashion and lifestyle boutique, in Providence in 2011, it was her first time in the Ocean State. Through her prior job as a sales manager, she knew there wouldn't be … more
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