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A boost for Rhode Island’s growing craft-beer industry could be on tap. A Providence group is seeking $1.4 million in city financing to help build an $8 million contract brewery on the city’s West Side. more
When a company dies, the people, knowledge and equipment it accumulated over its history often scatter across the region or country, leaving little visible trace of its existence. more
Maeve Jopson, co-founder of Increment, speaks during the Nov. 14 Launch Day for Betaspring’s fall 2013 graduating cohort of startups. Jopson and Cynthia Poon, her co-founding partner of the toy-design studio, were part of a new “maker fellow” program. The program is designed to provide mentoring and other resources to companies producing physical products, helping them bring products to market faster. At the end of each 12-week session, Betaspring celebrates the completion of its intensive startup-accelerator season. more
The Smaller Business Association of New England is accepting nominations for the 2014 New England Innovation Awards. more
For Gannon & Scott, recycling precious metals found in everything from electronic and medical devices to jewelry has changed over the years, but making transactions based on trust has not. more
Rep. James R. Langevin, D-R.I., got an up close look at three Rhode Island success stories last week as part of a tour hosted by The Rhode Island Foundation. The small businesses – Armando & Sons Meat Market in Providence, Fielding Manufacturing in Cranston and FarSounder in Warwick – were highlighted as part of the foundation’s It’s All In Our Backyard public-education campaign. Above, Oswald Schwartz of Armando & Sons Meat Market gives Langevin a tour of the Providence store. more
Financial software company Andera Inc. has been acquired by New Hampshire digital banking firm Bottomline Technologies for $44.5 million and company stock. more
Jerry the Bear, Sproutel Inc.’s first toy made to help children diagnosed with a chronic illness learn through play, will ship to 250 buyers at the end of November. more
The R.I. Commerce Corporation and the U.S. Small Business Administration will hold a series of workshops designed to help Rhode Island businesses navigate the process of contracting with federal, state and local government agencies. more
Food & Wine magazine has nominated two Rhode Island chefs to compete in the fourth annual People’s Best New Chef award contest, which honors talented up-and-coming culinary professionals who have run their own kitchens for fewer than five years. more
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