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Small Business
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Chessawanock Island Oysters on Station Street recently received $75,000 in financing from the South Eastern Economic Development Corp. using R.I. Commerce Corp. funds and a Small Business Association Micro Loan that will allow it to expand from three to five acres in Narragansett Bay, buy additional farming equipment, and create four more jobs. more
Following last week’s announcement of Rhode Island’s Small Business Person of the Year, the U.S. Small Business Administration on Wednesday released the state’s other small-business award winners. more
The U.S. Small Business Administration on Friday named Gary M. Palardy, president and CEO of Blue Moon Industries in Providence, “Rhode Island Small Business Person of the Year.” more
An aspiring entrepreneur has launched a campaign to crowdfund an “athleisure streetwear” company in Providence, designed to promote civic pride while also supporting the local startup community. more
Two local golf club fitting operations were named to Ping’s list of the top 100 club fitters in the nation. Joe & Leigh’s Golf Performance Center in Easton and Spargo Golf in Cranston were included in the annual recognition by the golf club manufacturer of golf shops. more
Rhode Island’s capital city ranks 20th in the nation for its overall concentration of small businesses at 2,466, according to a study released this week by American City Business Journals. more
The Rhode Island Business Plan Competition, 2017 edition, is holding a free workshop for entrepreneurs looking for guidance in how to write their business plan. more
Mark S. Hayward, the Rhode Island district director of the U.S. Small Business Administration, will serve as a temporary senior adviser to Linda E. McMahon, confirmed by Congress on Tuesday to head the federal agency. more
The state treasurer plans to move $30 million in deposits to local banks and credit unions in an effort to encourage more small-business lending. 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
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