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Entrepreneurship
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Interior designer Nancy Taylor, founder and principal designer at Taylor Interior Design, took a circuitous route to entrepreneurship. At 17, she trained as a nurse during a time when only a handful of professions were open to women. … more
The U.S. Small Business Administration on Thursday recognized Rhode Island lending institutions that have excelled as SBA lenders this year, noting that 2016 had the highest volume of loans in the Ocean State’s history, as 457 were made for more than $130 million. more
Rhode Island had three deals totaling $500,000 for venture capital-backed companies in the third quarter, according to CB Insights and KPMG International’s latest “Venture Pulse” report released Thursday. more
The Founders League and Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island on Thursday will host a panel discussion downtown to explore the role startups play in bringing new solutions to the health and wellness market. more
The Rhode Island Business Plan Competition is inviting the public to take part in its Elevator Pitch Contest, which will be held on Nov. 15, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Tech Collective, 166 Valley St., Building 3. more
HealthHacks RI 2016, a “hackathon” to create solutions for health and wellness challenges, will be held Oct. 14-16 at the University of Rhode Island. more
Startups seeking capital and/or partnerships can submit a plan for the opportunity to present at the 2016 New England Venture Summit, which connects emerging-growth companies with active venture capitalists, private investors, investment bankers, corporate investors and strategic partners. more
Nabsys, a genomics firm, recently completed a project generating the world’s first long-range, non-optical maps of entire human genomes. more
Although their backgrounds are diverse and the reasons for their arrival in Providence varied, the nonprofit Beautiful Day has learned that refugees all have a common motivation: a job to support their family. "Refugees need jobs," said … more
Bill Paukert worked as an industrial designer for 16 years, for toymaker Hasbro Inc. Then he switched careers, applying his design and mechanical experience to a more grown-up object of desire: the electric guitar. Through his business, … more
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