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Small Business
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The U.S. Small Business Administration awarded a $373,000 grant on Tuesday to the John H. Chaffee Center for International Business at Bryant University to support activities to increase exporting by small businesses. 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
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
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
Twenty-two years ago, Dan Del Bonis opened a restaurant with a partner. When that didn't work out, he and his father sold the slightly used kitchen equipment to other restaurateurs. And a new business was born. Del Bonis, the owner … more
Newport is well-known for its historical and cultural attractions. A museum that showcases rare and distinctive automobiles, ranging from custom-built vehicles of the 1920s to hot rods from the 1970s hopes to join that list. The Audrain … more
Last week the U.S. Small Business Administration announced the winners of its second Growth Accelerator Fund Competition, and for those not steeped in the startup scene in Rhode Island, the organization that took home a prize may be a surprise. … more
The U.S. Small Business Administration on Tuesday announced the winners of its second annual Growth Accelerator Fund Competition. Providence-based Social Enterprise Greenhouse is one of 80 winners. more
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