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The ability to sell alcohol at his distillery has been a game-changer for Mike Reppucci, owner of South Kingstown-based Sons of Liberty Spirits Co. It has boosted brand loyalty and "translated into bottles sold," he said. A bill … more
Although Rhode Island’s financial services industry accounted for 4.2 percent of direct employment in 2015, the industry contributed 9 percent of the state’s gross domestic product, ranking 8th most in the country. more
Dockwa Inc., a Newport-based tech startup that helps boaters research, plan and book cruising trips, has raised $2 million in private capital in its most recent seed funding round. more
Editor's note: This is the third of a four-part series exploring how well Rhode Island cities and towns are funding municipal pension and benefit plans and the public-policy ramifications. Leading up to the financial crisis of 2008, cities … more
Providence Equity Partners is exploring a sale of the Professional Association of Diving Instructors that could value the company at about $1 billion, people familiar with the matter said. more
Jonathan M. Nelson, founder and CEO of Providence Equity Partners LLC, named his private-equity firm after its home city, but he runs it with the bravado and damn-the-torpedoes swagger that this contentious, small state has trouble achieving. … more
Jonathan Nelson, Providence Equity Partners’ CEO, is the richest person in Rhode Island, according to Forbes, which released its list Wednesday of the richest person in every state. more
On Tuesday the Rhode Island Foundation announced the results of a report that analyzed the state’s small-business support capabilities, identified weaknesses in the business ecosystem and suggested opportunities for improvement. more
A business incubator created by state law is at risk of shuttering due to a lack of support from the legislature that fashioned it. Urban Ventures, a legislatively created incubator based in Providence, was originally formed to support … more
Merger and acquisition SPECIALISTS say there are windows in the market and economy during which business owners can realize the most value from selling their companies. And the window has been open for a few years now, as private-equity … more
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