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Small Business
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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
Danny Warshay is shaping Brown University's strategy on entrepreneurship. The 1987 Brown graduate is the founding executive director of the new Jonathan M. Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship at the school. He has taught entrepreneurship at … more
Most college seniors balance a full course load with, at most, part-time work. Then there's Joseph J. Strong, who takes his classes at Central Connecticut State University over four weekdays, then returns to Rhode Island each Friday to run a small … more
The natural beauty of Newport and its historical structures have reappeared many times as movie settings, becoming the Jay Gatsby mansion of "The Great Gatsby" and the quirky mid-'60s small town New Penzance, of "Moonrise Kingdom." A new … more
1 In December, BOND, in partnership with the Center for Women & Enterprise, announced BOND-PLX – an educational learning exchange for minority and women business owners to learn about the construction industry. What was the catalyst for the move? … 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
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 threat of cyberattacks and political instability resulting from rising populism are among the biggest worries for businesses around the world, according to a study of companies in 79 countries. more
There's a Haitian proverb that the author Tracy Kidder made famous: "Beyond mountains there are mountains." It's a metaphor meant to say that when you solve a big, challenging problem, another one presents itself. It's not the most sunny, … more
It's no big secret that small businesses rule in Rhode Island. That's not to say big businesses play small roles, but with 96,166 small businesses employing more than half the state's private workforce – or 221,636 people – in 2012, the … more
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