Innovation
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Two of Providence’s fastest growing technology companies are teaming up. Teespring, a crowdfunding platform for custom apparel, has partnered with local software development agency MojoTech to spearhead major upgrades to its platform and help Teespring meet rapidly growing sales volume. more
Packaging 2.0 President Michael Brown was running a social enterprise before he even identified with the term – generally, a nonprofit or for-profit venture with dual goals of being successful in business and generating positive social impact. more
Penmaker A.T. Cross Co. on Tuesday introduced the Century Copper Pen, the world’s first pen made with CuVerro antimicrobial copper manufactured by Kentucky-based metals supplier Olin Brass. more
Since Joseph Hernon joined Towerstream Corp. as chief financial officer in 2008, its gross annual revenue has more than tripled, from $10 million in 2008 to more than $30 million in 2013. more
Joe Tomlinson’s start as an environmental entrepreneur came with organic apparel, first T-shirts, then founding the Revel Seven company and into developing a denim-finishing process that didn’t involve caustic salts. But when the economy faded a few years ago, he decided the future was in renewable energy. So Tomlinson joined forces with old Aquidneck Island contacts at rTerra, the Middletown solar developer in the process of building out solar farms in the Ocean State. more
The Techstyle Haus, which is, literally, a textile house with a flexible exterior using high-performance material with solar cells laminated to the fabric, is rising in a Providence warehouse. more
New research in the Brown University TRI-Lab is showing that families who need help with early-childhood development don’t use available services as much as they might. more
The newly installed co-director of Rhode Island Chronic Care Sustainability Initiative, the patient-centered medical home initiative in Rhode Island, talks about how a PCMH functions and how the Ocean State stacks up in its efforts to affect health care cost and delivery. more
Angel investors in Rhode Island are adapting to the initial impacts of what they say are complex – and unfolding – new rules by the Securities and Exchange Commission, adopted to implement the Jumpstart Our Business Startup Act. more
Like the owls that deliver packages and carry messages in Harry Potter’s world, drones are about to become commonplace in ours: small, flying objects perfectly engineered to drop off burritos, pick up prescriptions and photograph revolutions. Within the next three years, drone-driven commerce will amount to $13.6 billion and create 70,000 new jobs, an industry trade group estimates. more
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