Browse Stories (18 total)

Roadgnar.mp3
Oral History with two of three Co-Founders of Roadgnar Daniel Palaez & Noah Parker. Both are WPI graduates who began their project to develop a sensor-system to detect potholes on city roads and effectively distribute this information. They share…
Created By: Devin Guerrera, Daniel Palaez, Noah Parker
Date: 5/9/2021

TheCubby.mp3
An oral history with Matteo Cugno, Co-Founder of The Cubby, a digital marketplace for students which has been spreading nationwide, with thousands of users. He shares his unique experience as a college student running a small business, and what…
Created By: Devin Guerrera, Matteo Cugno; Contributed By: Devin Guerrera, Matteo Cugno
Date: 5/7/2021

Small Business Revenue.PNG
This image presents some data to put into perspective just how much local businesses are struggling through the pandemic. Seeing the revenue figures, which are recent numbers, should provide insight and motivation to go out and support those who are…
Created By: Devin Guerrera
Date: 12/2/2020

Small Business Saturday 2020_ Worcester Businesses Participating _ Worcester, MA Patch.pdf
Small Business Saturday in November of 2020 was more like Christmas during the pandemic for most local businesses. This all-local shopping event drove customer traffic their way that many businesses more than needed amidst the pandemic. During the…
Created By: Neal Mcnamara; Contributed By: Neal Mcnamara
Date: 11/27/2020

Worcester tech firm awarded NASA contract for swarming robot technology _ Worcester Business Journal.pdf
Geisel Software in Worcester, a small business tech firm was awarded a technology contract from NASA in conjunction with Arizona State University. At a time where small businesses can see the light at the end of the tunnel, after fighting a long,…
Created By: Monica Busch
Date: 04/09/2021

Flowbird and Wescor Hit A Home Run In Worcester, MA.pdf
The City of Worcester has been and is working on efforts to improve the downtown area to make it more easily accessible as well as brighten up the area. One of these examples is a new pay-by-plate system for vehicles to make the parking process much…
Created By: Marielle Ahlfors
Date: 04/19/2021

Worcester eateries, businesses adjust under virus' shadow - News - telegram.com - Worcester, MA.pdf
This is a more personal account of what kinds of experiences Worcester local businesses have encountered with the pandemic looming over. Maria's Kitchen describes what low customer traffic has done to their business and the area, and how they have…
Created By: Steven H. Foskett Jr.; Contributed By: Steven H. Foskett Jr.
Date: 03/21/2020

Central Mass. businesses adapt on the fly to make products for coronavirus fight - News - telegram.com - Worcester, MA.pdf
The local community and small businesses have taken on a role in producing a variety of products to aid in the fight against COVID-19. It is ways such as this that local businesses have shown such selflessness in a time where they are experiencing…
Created By: Jennifer Toland
Date: 04/05/2020

Small Business Owners Are Retiring, And Millennials May Not Fill The Gap On America's Main Street — SourceFunding.org _ The FundingNavigator℠.pdf
This article explains how many small businesses are being forced to shut down. However, with the coming domiance of internet retail, there is concern over whether new small businesses will emerge in the future. Given the threats dwelling from the…
Created By: Joseph Coughlin
Date: 09/2018

A year into COVID, Worcester County small businesses revenue down 51% _ Worcester Business Journal.pdf
This article presents some data to put into perspective just how much local businesses are struggling through the pandemic. Seeing the revenue figures, which are recent numbers, should insight motivation to go out and support those who are…
Created By: Grant Welker; Contributed By: Grant Welker
Date: 03/12/2021
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