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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
An epicurean tour of New England cuisine is available through a new business, Newport Food Tours, which takes diners on a five-restaurant, two-hour spin through the harbor city. Marie Larsen Mechtaly and her husband, Mehdi, launched the … more
There was a time when E.F. O'Donnell & Sons Co. Inc. was known for painting and refinishing commercial office space. Before that, most of its work was painting new bridge components on Rhode Island highways. But for the past 30 years, … more
I have been fortunate to grow up with powerful personal and business mentors, including entrepreneurs I've been privileged to meet throughout my travels. One characteristic these successful leaders have in common is their curiosity and their … 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
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