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Small Business
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The U.S. Small Business Administration this week awarded $427,950 to Rhode Island to help grow export-related activity among small businesses. more
What are the biggest hurdles to starting a business in Rhode Island? Time is money. One time delay can have a negative domino effect on your schedule, which ultimately affects your budget. Rhode Island's size can be an asset when starting a … more
Linda Rossi, co-owner of Nettie's Kettle Corn LLC, was at a festival in Florida with her parents the first time she tasted kettle corn. "What's kettle corn?" she remembers asking her father when he told her to buy him a bag. After … more
SalesBrief is changing the way people think about sales and already making a splash in Rhode Island. SalesBrief grew in fall 2015 out of the incubation-like services offered through Figmints LLC, a Rhode Island-based marketing company. … more
When Whetstone Workshop launched six years ago, Isaac Juodvalkis was frugal, leasing space from another business, and putting all of the profits back into his own. He bought metal-fabrication tools every time he secured a new client, enough to get … more
Jennifer GiardIno and Jamie Sharp had worked together at a marketing agency more than 15 years ago, and hit it off. They remained friends, working for different companies. In November 2015, they launched their own creative-services company, … more
The pitch: Cartridge World is the leading global franchisor in the printer and printer cartridge consumable industry, with over 1,000 locations in 55 countries and growing. We provide a guaranteed, consistent, high-quality product and … more
The pitch: The mission of Massage Envy is to make customized massages, facials and relaxing therapies available to everyone. Years in business: Purchased initial franchise in August 2009 … more
A new wine bar on Dorrance Street in Providence is shaking up the capital city's popular foodie scene with its egalitarian management style. Fortnight Wine Bar, a workers' cooperative opened in December, is co-owned and operated by friends … more
Drew Carey, a Newport-based geologist and ecologist, researches how day-to-day activities of people impact the health of marine wildlife and the ocean floor, and what can be done to maintain a strong underwater ecosystem. "Our primary … more
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