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With the April 3 deadline drawing near, the Rhode Island Business Plan Competition on Wednesday announced it will award a record-breaking $271,000 in prizes for this year’s competition. more
Now that the Rhode Island Foundation has created a road map to boost opportunities for small-business success in the Ocean State, who will step up to follow it? On Feb. 14, the foundation published "Rhode Island Small Business Supports," … more
(Updated 12:22 p.m.) A business incubator created by state law is at risk of shuttering due to a lack of support from the legislature that fashioned it. Urban Ventures, a legislatively created incubator based in Providence, was originally formed to support … more
With her Olympia Spritz and The Bitter Saint drinks, Willa Van Nostrand entered the family trade – bartending – with Little Bitte Artisanal Cocktails in 2011. The daughter of an herbalist/midwife and bartender, she began mixing … more
Rhode Island’s capital city ranks 20th in the nation for its overall concentration of small businesses at 2,466, according to a study released this week by American City Business Journals. more
Two well-known, Rhode Island executives with expertise in medical innovation told the Interstate 195 Redevelopment District Commission Monday they want to create a new center to attract talent and spur business creation. more
The Rhode Island Business Plan Competition, 2017 edition, is holding a free workshop for entrepreneurs looking for guidance in how to write their business plan. more
Poor access to capital is an oft-heard complaint from Rhode Island entrepreneurs. And it is true that the Great Recession precipitated a major credit crunch. For any small business, especially ones starting out, gaining access to capital is … more
The work of a landscape architect sometimes isn't readily seen: the gentle slope of a hillside that looks like it was always so, an awe-inspiring view of the state capitol, perfectly framed by shade trees. Searle Design Group LLC has had a … more
Paul Kubiski is trying to take the complexity and expense out of the modern cocktail, making it easier for people who want a nice drink at home, not an investment in stocking a full bar. His Bootblack Brand syrup, now sold in two varieties, … more
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