Updated August 28 at 12:28pm
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Leandra Elberger, senior communications and development manager for New York City-based Venture for America, discussed with Providence Business News how the organization hosts a five-week training program at Brown University every year with the new cohort of Venture for America fellows. The program prepares them so that they will be ready to make an immediate impact on their companies and communities when they begin their placements at the end of the summer. Starting today, members of five classes of Venture for America fellows will return to Brown for three days to participate in activities centered around building the Venture for America community and fostering entrepreneurship in cities like Providence. more
Providence is one of the best cities for startups in the country. more
John D. Jarrell, president of Materials Science Associates LLC, is clear on how he sees his company's role in stimulating the state's economy – by helping startups. The forensic-analysis company – which specializes in civil cases – … more
It's no big secret that small businesses rule in Rhode Island. That's not to say big businesses play small roles, but with 96,166 small businesses employing more than half the state's private workforce – or 221,636 people – in 2012, the … more
Startup accelerator Betaspring is putting a new twist on shopping local this holiday season. more
Neal Fine, CEO of Aquanis LLC in North Kingstown, talks about the company that he founded last year and how he became involved in the wind energy research business, focusing on making wind turbines “smarter.” more
Todd Thomas, founder of Tinker Bristol, a nonprofit manufacturing incubator and co-working space, talks about representing Rhode Island at the 2016 National Week of Makers held in Washington, D.C., in June. more
(Updated 1:32 p.m.) Robin Muksian will serve as the city’s director of administration, overseeing administrative aspects and operations while serving as senior adviser to the mayor. more
University of Rhode Island electrical engineering professor Haibo He is part of a team that has been awarded a $282,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to develop robots that could help direct people to emergency exits in the case of an emergency. more
Dr. Lynn Taylor is on a mission to eradicate hepatitis C in Rhode Island. more
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