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Entrepreneurship
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The second decade of the 21st century has been good to the 170-year-old Palmer Spring Co. in Providence. Ryan Palmer, a member of the founding family and a worker with the company, said Palmer Spring is "stable," with a positive sales trend in the … more
Could Providence be the next Cambridge, a city known as a biotechnology hub? Given recent economic-development activity, it would seem that this corner of the technology sector is on the verge of a takeoff. Since CV Properties LLC and … more
It's no big secret that small businesses rule in Rhode Island. That's not to say big businesses play small roles, but with 96,166 small businesses employing more than half the state's private workforce – or 221,636 people – in 2012, the … more
For Yongjae Kim, a Pawtucket-based industrial designer, succeeding as an artist is all about understanding supply and demand. "One of the most important rules I learned is the balance between maker and consumer. Whether you're working in … more
The pitch: The mobile bike shop that comes to you. Years in business: Since April 2016 Employees: One Location: Based in Tiverton, travels around state … more
Greycork, a startup that sells easy-to-assemble furniture geared to urban millennials, recently closed a $1 million series seed funding round led by ff Venture Capital and others. more
There's a Haitian proverb that the author Tracy Kidder made famous: "Beyond mountains there are mountains." It's a metaphor meant to say that when you solve a big, challenging problem, another one presents itself. It's not the most sunny, … more
Richard A. Andrews has been appointed chief operating officer at ProThera Biologics. more
The pitch: We help people celebrate what's good in life. Years in business: Opened first franchise in 2003 Employees: 40 across five locations, plus additional seasonal help … more
As a touring musician, Mike Maven spent a lot of time in cities away from home. A gaming enthusiast, he found refuge among like-minded strangers at bar arcades, which are exactly what they sound like – a watering-hole, gaming-arcade … more
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