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Getting a message out quickly – whether it’s a school closing due to a snowstorm, a lockdown because of a threat to public safety or a physician checking the results of a patient’s lab test – has become a global priority in the 21st century. 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
Security and Exchange Commission rule changes that include requiring angel investors to file financial information with a third party in order to invest in startups that do public solicitation for funding has investment groups and entrepreneurs in Rhode Island and across the nation up in arms. more
A new Rhode Island Teaching Artists Center is being established to provide Rhode Island-based teaching artists with job opportunities in the public and private sectors. more
Boston Beer Co., the parent of the Samuel Adams beer brand, has acquired the Coney Island beer brand from Shmaltz Brewing Co. for an undisclosed sum, according to the Boston Business Journal. more
Businesses will be able to discuss regulations affecting them with the government officials responsible for enforcing the laws and codes at the seventh annual We Mean Business Expo next month. more
Two Rhode Island-based companies made the top 100 in Inc. Magazine’s annual ranking of the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in the country, released Tuesday. more
Jeffrey O’Brien’s Main Street is made up of the waterways around Newport. His address is on a wharf. When he envisions the expansion of his increasingly busy tour-boat business, Gansett Cruise, he considers a second boat to respond to the demand he’s already serving in Westerly’s Watch Hill area. He thinks about adding a fishing boat to take out people who buy a ticket at a time, so they won’t have to charter a whole boat. more
Rhode Island is considering lightening the student loan burden for entrepreneurs because debt can halt startup growth, the Wall Street Journal reported. 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
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