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Innovation
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Rhode Island is rich in economic history. Samuel Slater, dubbed "father of the American Industrial Revolution" by Andrew Jackson, erected his first mill in Pawtucket. A hundred years later the robber barons transformed the oceanside city of Newport … more
Venture capitalists made fewer bets in the U.S. last quarter, while putting a larger proportion of their money into the most mature private companies, according to research firm PitchBook Data. more
Career entrepreneur Danny Warshay, a 1987 Brown University graduate,is leading the new Jonathan M. Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship for his alma mater. more
The U.S. military manages 30 million critical assets every year, from tool cribs in Washington, D.C.'s Navy Yard to Humvees rolling through the mountains of Afghanistan. Keeping track of this material is nothing short of a logistical nightmare. … more
Dennis Littky founded the Metropolitan Regional Career and Technical Center 20 years ago, and it has been a rousing success, even if not embraced as much by the educational mainstream as it should be. Brought to Rhode Island by CVS Health … more
Wouldn't it be fun to run a company that has accomplished what so many set out to do – leverage strong existing brands to generate new revenue streams? While it's not the only reason, Hasbro Inc.'s success at executing on that business … more
Five years ago, Pleasant View Elementary School in Providence ranked as one of the lowest-performing schools in the state. Only 17 percent of the school's third-grade students were considered proficient in math. But visit Pleasant View … more
(Updated 2:15 p.m.) Datarista, a platform-as-a-service company focusing on the sales and marketing industry, received another $200,000 investment from the Slater Technology Fund. more
One thing that Rhode Island's small-business community cannot say is that Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has been sitting on her hands when it comes to helping more entrepreneurs be successful (an approach that is in direct opposition to that of her … more
Included in this week's Providence Business News is the special section devoted to this year's Business Excellence Awards winners. This is the 16th edition of the BEA program, and each year, no matter how gloomy the overall economy may be … more
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