Swipely http://ripr.org en Swipely Says $20M Infusion Will Enable It to Grow, Keep Adding Jobs http://ripr.org/post/swipely-says-20m-infusion-will-enable-it-grow-keep-adding-jobs <p></p><p>Providence tech startup<a href="https://www.swipely.com/"> Swipely</a>, which has grown significantly since it was launched in 2009, says a new infusion of $20 million in venture capital funding will enable it to continue expanding a small spark of Silicon Valley in Rhode Island.</p><p>"The intent is to use those funds to continue to aggressively growing the team in all our areas, including our engineering team, our marketing and sales team, and other departments within the company," Swipely founder Angus Davis said during a news conference Thursday morning.</p> Thu, 29 May 2014 20:22:11 +0000 Ian Donnis 34371 at http://ripr.org Swipely Says $20M Infusion Will Enable It to Grow, Keep Adding Jobs Scott MacKay Commentary: Where To Put The Probation Office? http://ripr.org/post/scott-mackay-commentary-where-put-probation-office <p>The plan to locate a state probation office on Fountain Street in downtown Providence is dead. But RIPR political analyst Scott MacKay says the debate on where it ought to go may be just beginning.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 21:06:51 +0000 Scott MacKay 28814 at http://ripr.org Scott MacKay Commentary: Where To Put The Probation Office? Angus Davis' Swipely builds on its software success in RI http://ripr.org/post/angus-davis-swipely-builds-its-software-success-ri <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 19px; orphans: 2; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px;">While the meltdown of 38 Studios is certainly Rhode Island's&nbsp;top story for 2013,<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span><a data-mce-="" href="https://swipely.com/abou Thu, 20 Dec 2012 19:54:18 +0000 Ian Donnis 4718 at http://ripr.org