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Small Business Assistance Program Update

Innovation, News, Resources November 22, 2017

In a Pawtucket gym, instead of stacks of kettlebells and jump ropes, sat a collection of tables and folding chairs. Governor Raimondo, Secretary of Commerce Stefan Pryor, and more than...

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

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

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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  • Raimondo Administration Expands Innovation Voucher Program February 8, 2018
    Applications Now Open for Program to Provide R&D Assistance The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation announced that applications are now open for an expanded version of the Innovation Voucher program. The program is intended to stimulate innovation, facilitate in-state partnerships, and give...
  • Raimondo Pushes for Strengthened Support of Small Manufacturers January 17, 2018
    Pledging to advocate for strengthened support of small manufacturers, Governor Gina M. Raimondo visited Cranston-based Dean Machine today to outline her proposed Manufacturing Initiative. "In the past three years, we have worked to bring Rhode Island's manufacturing industry into the 21st...
  • Rhode Island Economic Development Tools Lure Two Companies from Massachusetts November 1, 2017
    PROVIDENCE (Oct. 30, 2017)—Gov. Gina Raimondo and the Board of Directors for the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation tonight approved economic incentives to lure two companies from Massachusetts to Rhode Island. The board also voted to issue Innovation Vouchers to support the R&D work of three...
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