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RHODE
ISLAND

Rhode Islanders & their success stories

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“Cooley’s success has been driven by the innovativeness and strong work ethic of our employees. We’ve worked extensively with CommerceRI… from trade missions and innovation grants to training and networking events, they have been an effective collaboration partner.”

Dan Dwight

CEO | Cooley Group

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“CommerceRI has helped introduce us to partners such as the Center for Women & Enterprise, SCORE, and SBA. We’ve been able to attend courses and gain knowledge to grow the company and help make natural the new normal!”

Rachyl Travis

Founder | Rachyl’s Goat Milk Soap

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“Having a program like the Wavemaker Fellowship is a great financial incentive to offset the draw of more money in Boston, especially since I find Rhode Island to be a more enjoyable place to live.”

Mason Bourdeau

Wavemaker Fellow | Brave River Solutions

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“Our partnership with Rhode Island marks another important step forward for Infosys in the United States. The state's educational institutions, design-rich environment, and economic development tools positioned Rhode Island competitively for this type of specialized partnership"

Ravi Kumar

President | Infosys

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“CommerceRI gave my business a loan to cover the gap before we opened; it was a huge help for us. I love doing business in Rhode Island.”

Jennifer Luxmoore

Owner | Sin Bakery

MY
RHODE
ISLAND

Rhode Islanders & their success stories

WorkWithUs Gilbane - WORK WITH US

“Cooley’s success has been driven by the innovativeness and strong work ethic of our employees. We’ve worked extensively with CommerceRI… from trade missions and innovation grants to training and networking events, they have been an effective collaboration partner.”

Dan Dwight

CEO | Cooley Group

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“CommerceRI has helped introduce us to partners such as the Center for Women & Enterprise, SCORE, and SBA. We’ve been able to attend courses and gain knowledge to grow the company and help make natural the new normal!”

Rachyl Travis

Founder | Rachyl’s Goat Milk Soap

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“Having a program like the Wavemaker Fellowship is a great financial incentive to offset the draw of more money in Boston, especially since I find Rhode Island to be a more enjoyable place to live.”

Mason Bourdeau

Wavemaker Fellow | Brave River Solutions

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“Rhode Island’s public education system was instrumental in my acceptance to Bryant University where I received my business degree. CommerceRI provided me technical and networking opportunities that have led my company to grow and prosper.”

Jhonny Leyva

Owner | Heroica Construction

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“CommerceRI gave my business a loan to cover the gap before we opened; it was a huge help for us. I love doing business in Rhode Island.”

Jennifer Luxmoore

Owner | Sin Bakery

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EXPERIMENT

Resourcefulness, commitment, creativity – these are the characteristics that drive Rhode Island’s culture. We work furiously, we love our neighborhoods fiercely, and we don’t believe in giving up. That’s what shapes our culture of designers, innovators, and makers, and that’s how we attract some of the best thinkers in the world.

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FOR YOU

At the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation (CommerceRI), our economic development mission is to act as a resource to everyone invested in making Rhode Island a premier place to live and do business. We build relationships with business owners, entrepreneurs, educators, land developers, industry leaders, and government officials. We use strategic planning and proactive insight to prepare our workforce for success, and we offer business assistance, access to funding, and red tape reduction for companies of all sizes.

We’re accessible, committed, and proud to support our community.

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