Governor Raimondo announced a new manufacturing initiative — a package of workforce training and economic development programs that aim to rebuild Rhode Island’s manufacturing industry for the 21st Century and create opportunity for Rhode Island families.
Rhode Island proudly announces the launch of its P-TECH program in three local high schools in the fall of 2016. This program, conceived by IBM, provides high school students with a technology education to succeed in the workplace of the future, while providing employers with a skilled workforce of the futures.
This program will provide small and early-stage companies in Rhode Island with with access to a business and management education, capital, and business support services. Governor Raimondo and her commerce team played the lead role in bringing this program to Rhode Island. Currently accepting applications for the fall 2016 cohort, applications are due Wednesday, June 1, 2016.
In the fall and winter of 2015–2016, the Metropolitan Policy Program at Brookings worked in association with Battelle Technology Partnership Practice and Monitor Deloitte to advance a new competitive strategy for Rhode Island.
A strong signal of the state’s commitment to economic growth, Rhode Island’s legislature just passed, nearly unanimously and in record time, a powerful suite of new programs aimed at growing businesses and creating jobs. These incentives, benefitting businesses of every size, are some of the most significant and comprehensive in the Northeast, if not the nation.
An initiative of the Commerce Corporation that connects Latino businesses with targeted resources and opportunities in Rhode Island. Our goal is to increase your awareness about the challenges and opportunities in the Latino communityand deliver bilingual support for all entrepreneurs!
The Latino Entrepreneurs website exists to strengthen and empower Latino entrepreneurs to grow in Rhode Island; connect them with targeted resources and opportunities; foster mentorship, coaching, and role modeling; and share best practices and success stories. Simply put, we will do everything in our reach to help you and your business succeed!