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Brown University has been named to Forbes’ 2014 list of the most entrepreneurial universities in the country, joining startup breeding grounds such as Stanford University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the California Institute of Technology. more
Rhode Island ranks as the least friendly state in the U.S. for small business, according to a new survey by Thumbtack.com of 12,000 entrepreneurs. more
While most articles on negotiating focus on tactics during negotiations, less attention is paid to preparing yourself before negotiations ever get underway. This negotiation “advance work” is just as important as what you do in the negotiation itself. more
The R.I. Small Business Development Center is getting back into motion after six months of restructuring as a result of its move from Johnson & Wales University to the University of Rhode Island. more
Rhode Island’s capital city ranks No. 52 in a list of the 100 best cities for women in business, compiled by the Bizwomen business journal and released Thursday. more
Mark Stewart has been appointed the new state director of the R.I. Small Business Development Center, Stewart told Providence Business News Monday. Stewart, who was previously director of the Small Business Center at Halifax Community College in Weldon, N.C., began his job in Rhode Island in June. more
Durval Tavares’ business, launched in 2011 through the Advanced Technology & Manufacturing Center at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, has just experienced its first year of profitability. more
Thanks to the explosive growth of mobile search (which commands cheaper ad rates) and competition from social sites such as Facebook, the cost of Google search ads has been dropping a bit. That’s good news for small business. more
There are businesses, even in the 21st-century United States, built on the sales of bound volumes of printed paper from shelves in old-fashioned, bricks-and-mortar shops. more
Executive-search firm O’Neill Consulting Group has found nearly two decades of success matching its clients with the right people for the position’s they’re looking to fill. Much of that comes from the company’s strong relationships with those they serve. “We work face to face. We do not have transactional, distant relationships with our clients,” said President and CEO Kevin R. O’Neill. Pictured above, from left: assistant controller Lori Partington, O’Neill, administrator Antoinette Ferrara and research associate Nathan Chubay, seated. more
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