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Entrepreneurship
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Rhode Island ranked last among the states and the District of Columbia for employment growth among women-owned businesses between 1997 and 2015, and also ranked second to last for combined economic clout, according to a report from American Express OPEN. more
Margaret Lengerich did not give up after she finished as a semi-finalist in the Rhode Island Business Plan Competition two years ago. more
The Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce today is highlighting some of the state’s top food companies at the Rhode Island Convention Center where the Rhode Island Business Plan Competition will also announce its 2015 winners later today. more
Johnson & Wales University is the first school in New England to host a Kauffman Foundation program for entrepreneurs dubbed “One Million Cups.” more
Since the start of the year, more than 2,000 new businesses have registered with the R.I. Department of State. more
Rhode Island is considered an innovation adopter, according to the Consumer Electronics Association, which ranked each state on its willingness and ability to encourage innovation. more
Providence is the 16th worst city to start a business, according to the latest survey by WalletHub, which ranked the nation’s 150 most populous cities. more
The SouthCoast Development Partnership has been relaunched to address emerging economic opportunities and challenges facing the SouthCoast region. more
Registration for the 2015 Social Enterprise Ecosystem for Economic Development Summit is available online for the April 24 and 25 event at Brown University. more
A pre-packaged water system that removes arsenic and other toxic chemicals and a Web-based address book that updates itself as contacts change their information are two of the seven finalists selected in the 2015 Rhode Island Business Plan Competition. more
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