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Bill White is the chief author of the new book, “Winning the War Against Concussions in Youth Sports,” a topic that has risen in public awareness due to expanding research on the effects of sports-related head injuries. White grew up playing many sports and is the father of five children who have been high school athletes, one of whom suffered a concussion and had some long-term effects that only became clear several years later. more
In a move designed to reinvigorate its HUBZone (Historically Underutilized Business Zones) program, the U.S. Small Business Administration has launched Destination: HUB. more
Teespring, a custom apparel-making platform founded by Brown University graduates, has raised $35 million in venture capital from Silicon Valley investors. more
A “PitchOff” will be held Monday, Nov. 17 for budding and established entrepreneurs to practice their business pitch in advance of the Rhode Island Elevator Pitch Contest next month. more
Six Rhode Island businesses will receive $269,963 in grants from the state’s Innovate Rhode Island Small Business Fund (Innovate RI Fund), according to the R.I. Commerce Corporation and the R.I. Science and Technology Advisory Council. more
Venture capital firm SV Life Sciences has acquired a majority interest in Ximedica from co-founders Stephen Lane and Aidan Petrie. more
The brainchild of cousins Dave Evans and Charlie Dewey, the Evans Capacitor Co. in East Providence has been inventing, developing and producing unique, high-energy, density capacitors since it opened its doors in 1996. Today, Evans Capacitor’s hybrid capacitors have established a niche for very high-power, high-reliability pieces with aerospace and defense applications. more
Isaac Newton left something out when he wrote down his theories on gravity: it can hurt. more
Rhode Island Innovation Fellows Amy Bernhardt and David Dadekian will pursue projects in the textile and food industries respectively, the Rhode Island Foundation announced Wednesday. Bernhardt’s project, Colorfast, will establish a research and manufacturing facility to design digitally printed textiles, while Dadekian’s project, the Eat Drink Rhode Island Central Market, would include a public market and tourism and educational components. more
Rhode Island placed 10th in a ranking of the “health” of the public charter school movement, according to the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools. more
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