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Innovation
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Applications to the 2015 Rhode Island Business Plan Competition are now being accepted. Winners and finalists are expected to take home prizes valued at about $200,000. more
The deadline to submit an idea for the Rhode Island Innovation Fellowship is Friday. The two fellows who are selected will receive up to $300,000 over three years to develop, test and implement their ideas, which must have the potential to dramatically improve any area of life in Rhode Island. more
A Cranston-based chemical manufacturing and research company received $900,000 Thursday through a federal initiative trying to make U.S. solar energy resources more affordable and accessible. more
The Met School’s Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship’s Hall of Fame is seeking nominations for its next inductee. more
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
Before crowdfunding changed the world of startup investing, the federal government was supposed to change the rules of crowdfunding. more
Marketing firms are going back to college. more
Technology giants like Facebook, LinkedIn and Amazon – along with the data analysts at legacy media companies like Disney and Time Warner – spend their days trying to seduce their audiences by creating ultra-targeted streams of news, television clips, opinions and other pop-culture ephemera. When members of that same audience log on to social networks, Hulu accounts, Netflix or Amazon Prime they consume ads, videos and news items that cater to what the algorithms driving those services believe users want. more
Teespring, a custom apparel-making platform founded by Brown University graduates, has raised $35 million in venture capital from Silicon Valley investors. more
If at first you don’t succeed, etc., etc., is often a bromide said to comfort those having a string of bad luck. But that attitude is a key ingredient for the burgeoning success of the fast-growing East Providence manufacturer, NuLabel Technologies Inc. more
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