Five Questions: with Meg Wirth

Providence-based startup was recently named a semi-finalist in the 2011 Buckminster Fuller Challenge, a prestigious annual design science competition that awards $100,000 to support the development and implementation of … Read More

PBN Honors Local Businesswoman

Providence Business News has selected 14 women to be honored in the second part of the newspaper’s year-long initiative recognizing women in the Rhode Island business community. Click here to … Read More

Knowledge economy slowly taking shape

Plans to build a so-called Knowledge Economy in Rhode Island are beginning to bear fruit, say business leaders, based in part on the experiences of a handful of entrepreneurial efforts … Read More

First Change Accelerator class graduates

PROVIDENCE – The first class of eight social entrepreneurs graduated Wednesday from the new Change Accelerator incubator program created by Social Venture Partners Rhode Island, a nonprofit that provides guidance … Read More

SVPRI Launches Change Accelerator in Rhode Island

Entrepreneurs receive mentoring, education, and seed capital funding PROVIDENCE, RI (May 3, 2010) – Social Venture Partners Rhode Island (SVPRI), a non-profit organization of social investors and change-makers, announces the … Read More