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Entrepreneurship
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PROVIDENCE – Brown University is launching an interdisciplinary center for entrepreneurship with a $25 million gift from alumnus Jonathan M. Nelson, founder and CEO of Providence Equity Partners. Nelson, class of 1977, said he was … more
WARREN – Ava Anderson LLC will close and reopen without the Anderson family that launched the business, the company reported last week in an online message to its customers, citing attacks against the company founder and her products. The … more
When Jeff Allain was a young accountant, working for financial-services giant Pricewaterhouse Coopers, he was assigned to the technology group. The work connected him with young tech executives, who were starting new businesses and products … more
What if every time you picked up a fried chicken wing, or a sticky corn-on-the-cob, you didn't have to lick your fingers clean or waste paper napkins cleaning up? Delicate, finger-protecting slip-ons, Wingerz, are now available for sale. … more
Meg Wirth was studying deaths related to childbirth in Indonesia when one of her colleagues, an obstetrician, died of childbirth complications at a hospital. She calls the death sobering because it highlights how easily childbirth-related … more
Brown University is launching an interdisciplinary center for entrepreneurship with a $25 million gift from alumnus Jonathan M. Nelson, founder and CEO of Providence Equity Partners. more
Robert C. Baxter Jr. in 2014 was all set to bring his urban wind-energy system to market when he was diagnosed with lymphoma. The cancer put Baxter and Warwick-based CBC LLC, the company he owns with his wife, Leslie Walaska Baxter, on a … more
Leah C. Rosin-Pritchard has worked in various kitchens since the age of 19. But after a decade of learning different aspects of the trade from others, she decided to launch her own healthy baked-goods line called Leah's Recipe LLC. "I was … more
Some of the hottest, up-and-coming executive chefs in Rhode Island are under 35. "With the resource of [Johnson & Wales University, which] has proximity to restaurants, chefs tend to stay or move here," observed chef John Elkhay. … more
A vacant mill in the West End that will be renovated into live-work space for culinary entrepreneurs will receive state historical preservation tax credits when completed, the R.I. Department of Revenue announced Thursday. more
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