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Entrepreneurship
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Almost 20 years ago, when Anne Szostak led what was then Fleet Bank Rhode Island, she had the demanding career of an executive and a family that included two children. Over time, she came to view the pursuit of a work-life balance as an … more
A friendship was struck between Matt McClelland and Louby Sukkar after their children were enrolled in the same kindergarten class. Over the next three years that relationship would bloom into a food-production company. Now, as co-owners of … more
A senior at the ­University of Rhode Island, Anthony ­Markey knows how frustrating it is when the school bookstore offers to buy back textbooks at a fraction of the original price. "Although only a few months have gone by, it's almost … more
An aspiring entrepreneur has launched a campaign to crowdfund an “athleisure streetwear” company in Providence, designed to promote civic pride while also supporting the local startup community. more
The April 3 deadline to enter the Rhode Island Business Plan Competition, the largest community-supported business plan contest in New England with $27,000 in prizes, is nearing. more
Cherrystone Angel Group this week said it has closed on a follow-on round with Kalion Inc., bringing its total investment in the industrial biotech company to $1 million. more
If all goes as planned, two tourists will crawl into a space capsule at the end of next year and blast off for a weeklong trip to the moon and back. It's the ultimate couple's vacation, offered exclusively by Elon Musk's SpaceX, which announced the … more
If you want to improve and grow your business, I recommend you apply for the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program. From my first impressions on the opening day, through all five of the nine classroom modules I have completed to date, I have … more
Any 150-year-old building still standing is bound to have a storied history, and the Kendrick-Prentice-Tirocchi House, locally known as the "Wedding Cake House" in Providence, is no exception. The Italianate-style mansion at 514 Broadway … more
The pitch: If you go boating, you should have a Sea Tow membership. Years in business: Nine Employees: Six (seasonal) Cost to obtain franchise: … more
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