startups 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 Providing Fertile Ground For Entrepreneurs http://ripr.org/post/providing-fertile-ground-entrepreneurs <p>How do you define a start-up? And are these entrepreneurial businesses finding what they need to thrive and grow in Rhode Island?<br /><br />Host Dave Fallon speaks with Philip Eil, editor of the Providence Phoenix, about Rhode Island's entrepreneurial landscape.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 18:41:49 +0000 Dave Fallon 23434 at http://ripr.org Venture Capitalist Kopelman Offers a Pep Talk for RI Entrepreneurs http://ripr.org/post/venture-capitalist-kopelman-offers-pep-talk-ri-entrepreneurs <p></p> Tue, 30 Jul 2013 17:57:57 +0000 Ian Donnis 19238 at http://ripr.org Venture Capitalist Kopelman Offers a Pep Talk for RI Entrepreneurs