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Whether it’s Betaspring introducing its latest accelerator cohort, the Slater Technology Fund announcing reinvestment in its portfolio companies, or the Rhode Island Business Plan Competition selecting its 2014 winner, startups get a lot of buzz in Providence – and the rest of Rhode Island. What don’t always get as much attention are the stories behind these startups’ quirky, playful or practical names. The founders of these five local technology startups based in Providence, Pawtucket and Newport shared the rationale behind their companies’ names with Providence Business News. more
For their May meetup, the Providence Geeks will host Utilidata, a company using advanced technology to make the electric grid operate more efficiently. more
Associate professor of educational studies at Rhode Island College and coordinator of the Central Falls/RIC Innovation Lab talks about current initiatives and plans for the year ahead. more
Medical-robotics company Medrobotics Corp. announced last week that it has closed on a $26 million Series E round of preferred stock financing including existing Medrobotics shareholders and undisclosed new investors. more
KVH Industries Inc. announced last week that it has received a new order for its tactical navigation systems for use in armored vehicles. The contract, valued at more than $5.2 million, was awarded by an unspecified international military customer. more
Swipely announced on May 15 that it now manages more than $2 billion in annual sales through its payments and customer-analytics platform for local merchants, doubling its sales under management in the last six months. more
Secured Network Services founder and president speaks about what brought him back to Rhode Island and what’s next for his company. more
Global biotech firm and medical supplies provider Covidien joined the National Association of Community Health Centers on Monday to announce the recipients of the 2014 Covidien Challenge Grant program, awarded through a seven-year collaboration that has helped bring quality health care to medically underserved communities. more
Dassault Systèmes recently unveiled the world’s first 3-D, realistic simulation model of a whole human heart, part of a multidisciplinary project to help combat cardiovascular disease and launch the next frontier in diagnosing, treating and preventing heart conditions through personalized, 3-D virtual models. more
A national team of researchers led by an assistant professor of psychology at Rhode Island College has concluded a study demonstrating that computer sketching software can provide an accurate, real-time assessment of a student’s grasp of science, technology, engineering and math concepts. more
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