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Small Business
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Rhode Island’s economic sentiment was worst in the nation in October, according to Thumbtack Inc., which surveyed 65 small businesses in the Ocean State to come up with its findings. more
Seventeen years ago EpiVax Inc. spun out of a laboratory at Brown University – a high-risk but high-reward company whose founders had made an innovative discovery. Today the self-funded, Providence-headquartered company is at the … more
Despite widespread predictions that droves of retiring baby boomers last year would result in more small businesses changing hands, there was an overall reduction in the number of transactions both regionally and nationally, according to a report by BizBuySell. more
The pitch: The mobile bike shop that comes to you. Years in business: Since April 2016 Employees: One Location: Based in Tiverton, travels around state … more
NEW BEDFORD — Mayor Jon Mitchell said a state department's management of State Pier "has been a failure for a long time," as city councilors press for improvements after two cargo ships bound for the city instead went elsewhere last month, The … more
A federal agency is awarding $18 million to states and U.S. territories to help small businesses increase exports. more
Danilo Reyes, founder and president of Providence-based Available Staffing Network, is tapping into demand for contract employees. "I noticed things were starting to come back since the recession," he said of his decision to launch his own … more
Trans-Link LLC is a woman-owned transportation brokerage firm that connects truckers with clients shipping everything from fresh produce to dry goods in the United States and Canada. President Carla Manni grew up in the industry, with … more
Rhode Island earned more failing grades for its business climate Tuesday, in a national ranking of small-business sentiment compiled by the website company Thumbtack Inc. more
Every week PBN produces a short feature called "Something New" about a new venture in recognition of the importance of entrepreneurship to the local economy. Some of the featured entities are for-profits using the latest in social media … more
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