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Entrepreneurship
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Linda and Bill Bohmbach, married co-owners of Portsmouth-based Home Healthsmith LLC, founded the business because they wanted to empower people with the mobility and safety to age comfortably in place. What started first as an idea and a … more
Little changes can have big consequences. Just ask merchants along a number of Providence's most important retail corridors. When the city looked at installing parking meters along Wickenden Street, the merchants' association there fought … more
Lelani S. Williams recently won Clark University’s annual Ureka Big Idea Challenge for her idea to create a woman-managed solar cooker production business in Haiti. more
A psychology degree is not the typical credential associated with running a business, but Stephanie Additon is not a traditional entrepreneur. Additon launched Java Skincare in 2014 from the back of her and her husband's artisan roasting … more
While studying comparative literature at Brown University in the late 1970s, Deborah Schimberg didn't envision founding a company that makes chewing gum from sustainable ingredients. "I didn't have a vision of what I was going to do after … more
Anyone who's ever planned a wedding or a large-scale party knows it's typically a lot of work. But for Stephanie Frazier-Grimm, founder of Couture Parties LLC and nonprofit The Confetti Foundation, it's her full-time job and she loves it. … more
Rachel C. Narodowy knows restaurant customers can be finicky, so she's built a family-style eatery over the last 38 years that lures locals with the time-tested combination of good food, affordable prices and a welcoming atmosphere. … more
Social media and celebrities are two powerful ingredients in a new Providence company's plans to direct ad revenue to philanthropic causes. Ripple invites celebrities and other public figures to use its software platform for their social … more
In developing a specialty in new construction, The Mello Group has found a base for growth. The boutique real estate group, based in Seekonk, sells homes, but it has also developed a niche in selling available lots, representing custom … more
When Natalie Morello left New York City in 2011 to open Shoppe Pioneer, a women's fashion and lifestyle boutique in Providence, it was her first time in the Ocean State. Through her prior job as a sales manager, she knew there wouldn't be … more
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