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Small Business Assistance Program Update

Categories: Innovation, News, Resources November 22, 2017

In a Pawtucket gym, instead of kettlebells and jump ropes, sat a collection of tables and chairs. Governor Raimondo,Gov. Raimondo, community partners, and small businesses gather at Bileau Built, Secretary...

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Raimondo Administration Announces Second Round of Wavemaker Fellowship to Attract and Retain STEM Talent

Categories: News, Workforce August 28, 2017

Governor Gina M. Raimondo and the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation today announced it has selected the second round of recipients of the Wavemaker Fellowship awards. Following a competitive review process, a...

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From Worst To First: Inside Rhode Island’s Business Development Toolkit

From Worst To First: Inside Rhode Island’s Business Development Toolkit

Categories: News August 16, 2017

                    Note: This article originally appeared on Bisnow on August 10, 2017 Rhode Island’s leaders know their state ranks as one of...

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Wavemaker Fellowship Open for Applications

Categories: News, Workforce April 12, 2017

Raimondo Announces Wavemaker Fellowship Open for Applications Governor Gina M. Raimondo and the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation today announced the re-opening of Wavemaker Fellowship Applications, a competitive student loan reimbursement...

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Commerce Corporation Chooses R.I. Firms for Ad Campaign

Categories: News February 28, 2017

Commerce Corporation Chooses Rhode Island Firms for Advertising Campaign Local agencies Nail and RDW Group to be Principals in Efforts to Market Rhode Island FEBRUARY 27, 2017 — The Rhode Island...

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Raimondo Opens Innovation Voucher Grant Application Period

Categories: Innovation, News, WAVE October 4, 2016

Press Release RI Businesses with Fewer Than 500 Employees May Apply for Second Round of $50,000 Grants to Enable Innovation Through R&D Governor Gina M. Raimondo opened the second round...

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How a small state made a big breakthrough in high tech job growth

How a small state made a big breakthrough in high tech job growth

Categories: Innovation, News, WAVE September 26, 2016

This piece was previously published in QUARTZ. States with jobs in innovation and technology industries are more prosperous, both now and later. And the more states that invest in the...

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Raimondo Opens Westerly P-TECH Program,  Providing Rhode Island Students the Opportunity to Follow Paths in STEM Careers

Raimondo Opens Westerly P-TECH Program, Providing Rhode Island Students the Opportunity to Follow Paths in STEM Careers

Categories: Events, Innovation, News, Workforce September 7, 2016

Press Release Westerly, Newport, Providence Launch P-TECH Programs this Week Governor Gina M. Raimondo joined state and local officials to celebrate the opening of the Westerly P-TECH program at Westerly High School....

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