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Small Business
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Just for fun, Jeff Powell smoked fish for 16 years before following advice given by friends and family to do it professionally. The Ocean State Smoked Fish Co., which smokes locally sourced fish and sells it at stores and farmers markets … more
Richard G. Horan is senior managing director of the Slater Technology Fund, a state-backed venture capital fund charged with working with co-investors to support "entrepreneurs and technologists with the passion and vision to build high-value … more
Newport Nautical Timbers produces air-dried timber for boat building, furniture and other uses, filling a vacuum in the market, President Mike duPont says. DuPont co-founded the company in 2011 with a fellow graduate of International Yacht … more
Shelfdig.com is a free website that helps Providence consumers browse for local goods before visiting bricks-and-mortar stores. The business could be a money-making proposition once different strategies are leveraged to bring in revenue … more
Small businesses that suffered an economic loss in the March 11 fire at Westgate Condominiums are reminded that the deadline for submitting a disaster loan application is Jan. 6, 2016. more
Rhode Island organizations are reinvigorating buy-local campaigns for the holidays, but how much the efforts truly boost the bottom lines for businesses can be hard to measure. The Rhode Island Foundation took over the state's year-round … more
Keno Mullings and his wife, Jasmine, are helping everyone and anyone to become an entrepreneur. The couple moved to Rhode Island two years ago and last summer launched The Mullings Group. On the services side, the company provides … more
Launched by four co-founders, Greycork makes and sells sturdy, easy-to-assemble furniture. Founded in January 2014, the Providence firm discontinued its first product, a prototype of a coffee table, in March 2015 because sales were slower … more
Tim Chaves, assistant vice president-commercial lending with Bristol County Savings Bank, was named "Banker of the Year" by the South Eastern Economic Development Corporation. He was selected for the award from a pool of 21 candidates by SEED … more
The pitch: The mission of Massage Envy is to make customized massages, facials and relaxing therapies available to everyone. Years in business: Purchased initial franchise in August 2009 … more
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