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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
Business owners and potential entrepreneurs will have an opportunity to present their experiences and opinions about doing business in Rhode Island at a series of forums called RhodeMapRI, sponsored by the R.I. Division of Planning. 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
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
The city is teaming with Rhode Island School of Design and local business groups to launch a new accelerator program for design-centered entrepreneurs. more
Most entrepreneurs go to Kickstarter Inc. seeking money to turn an idea into a viable product. Already flush with cash, Alex Gizis looked to the crowd-funding site in search of enthusiastic testers. more
The South Eastern Economic Development Corp. has named Happier in My Home Inc. the 2013 “Startup Small Business of the Year,” the nonprofit organization announced Tuesday. more
A charter school teacher claimed the top prize at the Rhode Island Business Plan Competition’s eighth annual Elevator Pitch Contest Thursday night, for his idea to create a one-handed video game controller. more
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