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Entrepreneurship
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Graphic Ink Inc. opened its doors in 1997 with two employee-owners, including one who kept the books after-hours, after finishing her other job. Eighteen years later, the business on Warren Avenue in East Providence is still located in the … more
Leandra Elberger, senior communications and development manager for New York City-based Venture for America, discussed with Providence Business News how the organization hosts a five-week training program at Brown University every year with the new cohort of Venture for America fellows. The program prepares them so that they will be ready to make an immediate impact on their companies and communities when they begin their placements at the end of the summer. Starting today, members of five classes of Venture for America fellows will return to Brown for three days to participate in activities centered around building the Venture for America community and fostering entrepreneurship in cities like Providence. more
Providence is one of the best cities for startups in the country. more
I spent the first 17 years of my career working in the New York area. In 2003 my wife and I quit our jobs and moved to Rhode Island for the quality of life. My career evolved into working with startups in the data and SaaS space. This led to nearly … more
John D. Jarrell, president of Materials Science Associates LLC, is clear on how he sees his company's role in stimulating the state's economy – by helping startups. The forensic-analysis company – which specializes in civil cases – … more
It's no big secret that small businesses rule in Rhode Island. That's not to say big businesses play small roles, but with 96,166 small businesses employing more than half the state's private workforce – or 221,636 people – in 2012, the … more
(Updated, 4 p.m.) The Slater Technology Fund recently invested in Warwick-based online athletic apparel dealer SquadLocker as part of a $2.25 million seed equity round. more
Startup accelerator Betaspring is putting a new twist on shopping local this holiday season. more
Thirteen communities are eligible to participate in the Working Cities Challenge through the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and receive between $300,000 and $500,000 over a three-year period to implement initiatives to improve the lives of low-income residents. more
Neal Fine, CEO of Aquanis LLC in North Kingstown, talks about the company that he founded last year and how he became involved in the wind energy research business, focusing on making wind turbines “smarter.” more
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