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Virtual technology developer Worlds Online Inc. has signed a letter of intent to acquire Sigal Consulting LLC, a Massachusetts-based firm that specializes in licensing and developing medical marijuana facilities, including the Thomas C. Slater Compassion Center in Providence. more
The founder of Capability Accelerators speaks about how companies can engage in more successful collaboration. more
Owners of 14 Rhode Island and Massachusetts businesses with expertise running the gamut from technology to construction, metal-tile manufacturing and fishing tackle have joined together in a group … more
Mark Stewart has been appointed the new state director of the R.I. Small Business Development Center, Stewart told Providence Business News Monday. Stewart, who was previously director of the Small Business Center at Halifax Community College in Weldon, N.C., began his job in Rhode Island in June. more
The Rhode Island Business Competition has announced the 10-member judging panel for its 2014 contest, which will award prizes valued at more than $200,000 when the winners are named in May. more
Winners in the annual SharkFest competition held Feb. 11 at Johnson & Wales University get their rewards. The contest lets young entrepreneurs compete for prize money and mentoring from business leaders. Julius Searight, right, won first place for his “Food4Good” food truck. Kevin Rutledge, center, took second for “Tip Flops,” a new way for busy women to get a pedicure. Both are alumni of JWU. Current JWU student Hai Pham took third for “Mobile Engineering,” which makes testing equipment lighter and more affordable for field workers. more
The city will re-launch its suspended startup investment program with smaller investments focused on only “high-growth” technology sector companies. more
Before crowdfunding changed the world of startup investing, the federal government was supposed to change the rules of crowdfunding. more
More than half a decade after first feeling the effects of the Great Recession, Rhode Island’s business community seems to believe the state’s economy is on a sustainable positive trajectory. more
The co-founder and president of MedMates, Rhode Island’s first health care technology network group, and co-founder and director of an emerging health-tech company, Aspiera Medical, talks about starting a company in Rhode Island and what he expects MedMates to look like down the road. more
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