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Roger Williams University senior Willem Delventhal last summer decided to say farewell to a friend in a quirky, unconventional way, which turned into an award-winning business idea. more
A Cherrystone Angel Group portfolio company, Windgap Medical Inc., was awarded nearly $1 million through a Massachusetts Life Sciences Center accelerator loan program. more
Ann-Marie Harrington, founder and CEO of Embolden, took risks to start her own business 17 years ago, but didn’t ask for help as she grew that company. more
In this rapidly changing world with a roller-coaster economy, the need and popularity of conferences for women have skyrocketed. Earlier this month, more than 10,000 women gathered at the Convention Center in Boston for the Massachusetts Conference for Women, where they learned new information and skills that will enable them to advance their careers and improve their lives. I have attended this conference for a few years, and witnessed its rapid growth. more
Rhode Island ranks among the worst states for entrepreneurs according to the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council. more
Applications to the 2015 Rhode Island Business Plan Competition are now being accepted. Winners and finalists are expected to take home prizes valued at about $200,000. more
(Updated, 5:14 p.m.) A Cherrystone Angel Group portfolio business has entered into an acquisition agreement of $140 million with a European buyer specializing in bio-analytical testing and genomic services. more
The deadline to submit an idea for the Rhode Island Innovation Fellowship is Friday. The two fellows who are selected will receive up to $300,000 over three years to develop, test and implement their ideas, which must have the potential to dramatically improve any area of life in Rhode Island. more
The U.S. Small Business Administration announced a partnership with the R.I. Commerce Corporation and its Procurement Techincial Assistance Center to offer Rhode Island small businesses free counseling and training programs on procurement procedures at the local, state and federal level. more
A Roger Williams University student was named top presenter at the 2015 Rhode Island Business Plan Competition’s Elevator Pitch Contest Thursday. more
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