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Providence Geeks – February 10, 2016

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Since its founding in 2012, North Kingstown-based Focal Upright has been shaking up the office furniture industry with its super innovative, funky, and — most importantly — ergonomic designs. In fact, just last week, Focal was recognized with a GOOD DESIGN Award — the most prestigious award of its kind.

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Providence Geeks – April 15, 2015

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At the April Geek Dinner on Wednesday the 15th, Batchbook Founder & CEO Pamela O’Hara and Founding Member & VP of Strategy Keri Calhoun, will give an overview of Batchbook today. She’ll also share some of the hard-won wisdom they’ve gained running a popular B2B SaaS service for almost a decade, and give a sneak peek at where Batchbook is headed next.

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Providence Geeks – June 18, 2014

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Providence-based startup Xact Maps specializes in high-fidelity aerial mapping solutions using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. This is no child’s play — this is the hardcore stuff. Need to map a major bridge in detail? Survey a mountain? Collect data on an “unreachable” spot? Create a 3d copy of downtown for your new driving game? Xact Maps has your back.

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Providence Geeks – March 13, 2013

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The March Geek Dinner will feature a particularly exciting, inspiring story of a local teacher turned entrepreneur. In 2004, elementary school computer teacher, Alan Tortolani, frustrated with the lack of good educational games for kids, started making his own. Over the past decade Alan has grown Providence-based ABCya.com into an award-winning educational juggernaut with over 175 online games and several …

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Providence Geeks – February 20, 2013

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The February Geek Dinner will feature Crunchbutton, who may well have the greatest tagline/value proposition ever: Push a Button. Get food. Started in a Yale dorm room, Crunchbutton was born of the founders’ desire to make ordering their favorite local sandwich – the Wenzel – as simple as possible. Now headquartered in Providence, Crunchbutton today facilitates ordering from dozens of …

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Providence Geeks – December 12, 2012

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Wednesday, December 12th, 2012, 5:30 – 8pm AS220, 115 Empire Street, Providence, RI FREE (buy your own food and drink – it’s cheap) RSVP at Facebook Providence Geeks returns this coming Wednesday, the auspicious date of 12/12/12! And we’ve got a great evening planned starring Providence-based startup VCharge. VCharge is innovating at the intersection of the information technology and energy …

Urban Greens Fall Fiesta – October 21, 2012

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On Sunday, October 21, from 5:30pm to 12am, Urban Greens Food Co-op will be hosting a Fall Fiesta at the AS220, 115 Empire St, to celebrate the local food system, the power of co-operative structures, and Urban Greens Food Co-op’s recent progress and successes. Chefs from local restaurants will be preparing small plates featuring ingredients from local farms and producers, …

AS220’s Kennedy Plaza Portrait Project and Moving Gallery launch September 29

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AS220 Photo Mem: Kennedy Plaza Portrait Project: September 29 – November 15, 2012 Artists’ Reception: September 29, 2012, 4-9 pm – Gallery at City Hall, 25 Dorrance Street, 2nd Floor Mobile RIPTA Bus Gallery – on Washington St., September 29, 4-9pm AS220, RIPTA, and Nail Communications have come together to produce “MOVING” – a fully functioning RIPTA bus that will …