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Catheter design has not significantly changed since 1935, which is in part why there are a host of urinary-tract infections and annual costs to hospitals related to the medical device. It's also the impetus behind Portela Soni Medical LLC, … more
Eva-Marie Mancuso, a former state Board of Education head, knew that childhood poverty was affecting the self-esteem of students in Rhode Island schools. Together with her longtime friend and fellow attorney, Marianne M. Baldwin, she opened … more
Marni Maclean-Karro knew when she opened her baked dog-treats business that Rhode Island pet lovers would spend disposable income on her wholesome treats. What she didn't realize was how much she'd enjoy creating cakes and pastries that … more
Kelly L. Thomas started making Italian sausage with her father when she was a child. The joy from making food and spending time with family evolved over time and eventually culminated in her starting a company in the village of Wakefield in … more
Married business partners Rebecca and Matthew McGeorge have learned how to work together to interpret the space needs of their clients. As owners of McGeorge Architecture Interiors LLC, they have succeeded in some ways by not specializing. … more
In July, Tom Foley opened The Band Room in Westerly. It's a music shop offering lessons in guitar, bass, saxophone, piano, drums, clarinet, flute, trumpet, ukulele and bagpipes. The company's tagline is "music lessons for everyone," said … more
It's been 20 years since L.J. Rogers Inc. of Fall River opened its doors to help businesses across the globe import and export goods. And while the customs brokers and freight-forwarding industry has experienced a great deal of change over … more
Nuway is based in Providence, but its ideas for safety are designed for motorcycle taxis in far-away countries. "We want to prevent people from falling off of the motorcycle taxis who are riding sidesaddle," explained Ayan Bhandari, … more
When Frank Ankoma immigrated to Providence in 1997, he says immigrant-owned businesses were hard to find. more
The pitch: We make boating simple Years in business: Since 2009 Employees: 7 Cost to obtain franchise: $38,000 initial franchise fee; $140,000-$240,000 … more
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