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Small Business
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Harry Adler remembers eating lunch one day in 1987 when he started reading a story profiling a company called The Home Depot in the trade magazine Hardware Age. "I continued both reading and eating, but it ended up being more reading than … more
Citizens Bank recently provided a $7.2 million construction loan to finance the rehabilitation of a historic mill complex in Providence, which is slated to become a culinary and startup incubator. more
Gene Valicenti maintains a demanding schedule as both a nightly 6 p.m. WJAR-TV NBC 10 television news anchor and radio broadcaster on WPRO's "The News with Gene Valicenti." On the radio, his tagline is "Rhode Island's anchorman." What is … more
Dr. Pablo Rodriguez, CEO of Women's Care and of WELH 88.1 FM, Latino Public Radio, is a community leader and participant in many civic and charitable organizations. He is past chairman of the Association of Reproductive Health Professionals in … more
Erin Donovan-Boyle is executive director of the Newport County Chamber of Commerce, one of the state's largest business-advocacy organizations. She discusses some of the changes in the business climate in the state and new initiatives for the … more
Lisa J. Raiola is founder and president of Hope & Main in Warren, Rhode Island's first culinary business incubator. She's also vice president of institutional advancement at Roger Williams University. Raiola, who lives in Bristol, conceptualized … 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
The South Eastern Economic Development Corp. recently made loans totaling $759,000 to two Rhode Island small businesses, which are slated to create 11 new jobs. 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
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