Amica Newport Rhode Island Marathon

Feld Thoughts

I completed #19 in Newport, Rhode Island yesterday. Marathons rhode islandMarathon #19 in the “run a marathon in each of the 50 states” is done. The course was beautiful, the day was perfect, the volunteers were great, and my performance sucked. I finished in 5:13:36 – not my worst marathon, but no where near the 4:45:00 I was hoping for. While my running base is great, I made three mistakes.

Jobzle – Rhode Island Student Entrepreneurs

Campus Entrepreneurship

Founders include some Brown University engineering students and and a computer science major at the University of Rhode Island. BTW, we recently posted on the upcoming 2011 Rhode Island Business Plan Competition (which will award nearly $200,000 to start ups in Rhode Island.). Found Jobzle , a new niche job site that helps families and other ‘casual employers’ find part-time workers and interns from a labor market composed of students.

195K for Startups in the Rhode Island Business Plan Competition

Campus Entrepreneurship

PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Business Plan Competition is launching its 2011 competition with a kick-off event to be held Oct. at the Rhode Island Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship in Providence. From the New England Business Bulletin , an announcement regarding a statewide business plan competition. 27 to introduce and explain the competition.

5 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Art Students

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A college visit this weekend to the Rhode Island School of Design helped to gel some of these ideas. My younger son is a high school senior this year and I find myself in awe of his ability to manage an wildly complex and demanding existence.

The Double Long Weekend Run

Feld Thoughts

I’m gearing up for back to back weekend marathons in October – Newport, Rhode Island on 10/16 and then St. A few years ago my running coach – Gary Ditsch of Endurance Base Camp – introduced me to the idea of a “double long run.” ” In this I do the typical weekend long run on a Saturday and then repeat it on Sunday. At first, I hated these, but they’ve grown on me and are now my favorite run.

Entrepreneurs are Everywhere Show No. 6: Al Milukas, and Zahra Aljabri and James Faghmous

Steve Blank

I have friends that have done similar things and we also have some local distilleries that are popping up in Rhode Island. They make a rum in Rhode Island called Thomas Tew , and … Sons of Liberty is one of the distillers in Rhode Island as well.

Virgin America Nails Connected Travel

Feld Thoughts

I’m running a marathon on Sunday in Newport, Rhode Island and decided I didn’t want to take a redeye from San Francisco to Boston three days before the marathon. I travel a lot. I’m not a particularly high maintenance traveller as I can sleep from wheels up to wheels down on most flights.

St. Louis Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon

Feld Thoughts

Last weekend I did the Amica Newport Rhode Island Marathon , ran out of gas around mile 16, and struggled home in 5:13:36. Prior to that marathon I had been on the road all week and crisscrossed the country (Denver to SF to Rhode Island). Marathon #20 is in the books. Yesterday I did the St. Louis Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon with Matt Shobe. The amazing Amy Batchelor once again sherpa’d for us.

Brown University Talk

Steve Blank

One of the things I did was to speak to the startup community in Providence Rhode Island at Brown University. Every year I head to the East coast for vacation.

?Vinnie Pazienzo’s Comeback And Overpreparedness: A Lesson For Leaders

YoungUpstarts

The film, set in the late 1980s, tells the comeback story of Pazienza (Miles Teller), known as “Paz” and “the Pazmanian Devil,” a kid from Rhode Island, with an innate talent for the ring and an incredible tolerance for pain.

Start Here if You are Looking for Angel Investors

Startup Professionals Musings

This is an online platform connecting entrepreneurs based in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont, with Angel investors worldwide.

What is a Social Enterprise?

Up and Running

L3Cs were first formed in 2008, and are currently only legal in Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, North Dakota, Rhode Island, Utah, Vermont, and Wyoming, as well as the federal jurisdictions of the Crow Indian Nation of Montana, and the Oglala Sioux Tribe.

How to Get a Quality Logo Without Spending Big Bucks

Up and Running

Some schools, like the prestigious Rhode Island School of Design , allow businesses to post design jobs online. Paula Mottshaw, a creative freelancer, offers tips to get a quality company logo without spending a lot of hard earned startup cash. Every company needs a logo.

?Vinny Paz’s Comeback And Overpreparedness: A Lesson For Leaders

YoungUpstarts

The film, set in the late 1980s, tells the comeback story of Paz (Miles Teller), known as “Paz” and “the Pazmanian Devil,” a kid from Rhode Island, with an innate talent for the ring and an incredible tolerance for pain.

?Vinny Pazienzo’s Comeback And Overpreparedness: A Lesson For Leaders

YoungUpstarts

The film, set in the late 1980s, tells the comeback story of Pazienza (Miles Teller), known as “Paz” and “the Pazmanian Devil,” a kid from Rhode Island, with an innate talent for the ring and an incredible tolerance for pain.

Insuring The Success Of Your Small Business

YoungUpstarts

Disability Insurance – This type of insurance is mandatory only in the following states: California, Hawaii, New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico and Rhode Island. As a small business owner, you are very much aware of some of the expenses facing you in the first couple of years.

Am I Properly Insured as a Business Owner?

Up and Running

In addition, if your business operates in California, Hawaii, New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, or Rhode Island, you are required to carry disability insurance. Running your small business without the proper insurance is a little like skydiving without a parachute.

What is an L3C?

Up and Running

Currently, you can form an L3C in Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, North Dakota, Rhode Island, Utah, Vermont, and Wyoming, and in the federal jurisdictions of the Crow Indian Nation of Montana, and the Oglala Sioux Tribe.

Maternova Experiences Impressive Growth Since Winning Palo Alto Software’s First LivePlan $10,000 Business Boost Competition

Up and Running

Palo Alto Software announced today that it is excited to see the ongoing growth of Rhode Island-based startup, Maternova ([link] , the social venture startup winner of Palo Alto Software’s first annual national business plan competition in 2012, dubbed the “LivePlan $10,000 Boost”.

The National Science Foundation Innovation Corps – What America Does Best

Steve Blank

Principal Investigator: Walter Besio University of Rhode Island. We ran the first National Science Foundation Innovation Corps class October to December 2011.

How to Choose a Business Location

Up and Running

Ultimately, they decided on a location in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, located right off the 95 and on every major bus route. If you’ve been thinking about starting a business for a while, chances are you’ve got an idea of what your business location is going to look like.

The Structures of Social Enterprise

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Available in: Vermont, Michigan, Wyoming, Utah, Illinois, North Carolina, Louisiana, Maine, Rhode Island. We are beginning to see more and more companies begin to blend their traditional corporate structures with a more modern obligation to philanthropy and social awareness.

Small Business Spotlight of the Week: YANA

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The first is the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation. It’s the age-old toughest decision: what do you get someone when they’re struggling with a hardship whether it be a death in the family, losing a job, or even moving to a new place where they don’t know someone? Flowers?

What Is a Benefit Corporation?

Up and Running

Now, you can create a benefit corporation in: Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Vermont, Virginia, and Washington D.C.,

26 Entrepreneurs Explain How They Came Up With Their Business Name

Hearpreneur

Our business began on the island of Block Island, Rhode Island. The island sits 13 miles off the coast of Rhode Island and is a little slice of paradise. Thanks to Kelly Hsiao, Block Island Organics ! #24-

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The Secret Sauce for Optimizing Your FAQ Page

Duct Tape Marketing

Outside of marketing, Todd is an adjunct Public Speaking Professor at Bryant University in Rhode Island specializing in introductory, persuasive, informative, and motivational speaking.

My Guild Guitar Is Stuff That Works

Duct Tape Marketing

These guitars hand made by Guild in its Westerly, Rhode Island plant are still some of the best guitars ever made. My Guild Guitar Is Stuff That Works This content from: Duct Tape Marketing. This is a new Sunday series that I’m calling Stuff that Works.

Meet Our Newest Portfolio Company, Airbnb

Ben's Blog

Brian Chesky and Joe Gebbia met at the Rhode Island School of Design and became roommates in San Francisco in 2007. This is a guest post by Jeff Jordan, General Partner of Andreessen Horowitz. Talk about a business with humble roots. A prominent design conference was coming to town and the nearby hotels were sold out.

Austin and Virginia Beach ranked most business-friendly cities

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In contrast, small business owners gave Hawaii, Maine and Rhode Island an “F,” while California and Illinois rounded out the bottom five, both earning a “D” grade. I received a request to post this info back in April, but just now had the time to get it on the blog. It’s a bit dated but still useful especially since Austin, Texas made the list for being one of the most friendly places for small businesses!

The Venture Capital Secret: 3 Out of 4 Start-Ups Fail

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Top Social Media Measurement and Tracking Tools

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12 Questions: Meet Pamela Harvey (USA)

crowdSPRING Blog

Pam lives and works in Bristol, Rhode Island. Currently I live and work as an independent contractor, right next to the ocean, in Rhode Island, the “ocean state&#. In our 12 Questions blog series, we feature interviews with someone from the crowdSPRING community.

Episode 14: Be Your Own Boss, Restaurant Owners, and Friendliest Cities for Businesses | The Bcast

Up and Running

Here’s a surprising, Providence Rhode Island.

New England's Top 10 Innovators

Seeing Both Sides

Johnson democratized mutual funds and the stock market, pioneered online brokerage and sophisticated call centers, and has created tens of thousands of jobs in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island. June is innovation month in New England and it has started off with a bang. A few weeks ago, Business Week named Boston the 3rd most inventive city in the world.