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Small Business
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Barbara Sokoloff knew one thing when she decided to start her own consulting firm nearly 30 years ago: She wanted to help transform "holes in the urban fabric" into vibrant communities. Sokoloff, a 72-year-old Providence native, started her … more
Why did you select your profession? Before starting Alliance Security 12 years ago, I worked for another home-alarm company. I knew I could do it better, and so I set out to make it a reality. Where do you see yourself … more
Paul Haun spent nine years in the insurance investment business before waking up one morning last year inspired to start his own business. Little did he know the idea for his mobile app-development company, Providence-based Kaneland LLC, … more
Randy Miller is an astute evaluator of global markets. Off the top of his head, Miller can tell you which countries are economically depressed and which are bullish. He can list the ever-changing costs of different types of commodities. He … more
Citizens Bank this month launched a new small-business checking account that cuts monthly maintenance fees, has no minimum balance requirements and allows 200 free transactions per statement period. more
After completing a nationwide search, the University of Rhode Island has tapped an industry veteran to become state director of the R.I. Small Business Development Center. more
If the current torrid pace continues, mergers and acquisition could reach $4.58 trillion worldwide this year, the highest level on record, according to The Wall Street Journal. Clearly, the rewards of acquiring another business can be great. Yet … more
Hope & Main, the nonprofit culinary business incubator, is celebrating its first birthday, along with the 100th birthday of its building, the Main Street School, on Oct. 11 with a turn-of-the-century-themed fall festival. more
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