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06/02/2015
Posted: Tuesday, June 2, 2015 11:48 am BY LORI STABILE PBN WEB EDITOR Rhode Island ranked 17th, dropping four spots from last year on the 2015 U.S. Clean Tech Leadership Index from Clean Edge, which tracks clean-tech activities of all 50 states and 50 largest metropolitan areas.
06/02/2015
Posted: Tuesday, June 2, 2015 11:48 am BY ELI SHERMAN PBN STAFF WRITER After a year-long break from accepting new startups, the Providence-based business accelerator Betaspring LLC is launching RevUp, which shifts its focus from fledgling startups to maturing companies already generating revenue.
06/01/2015
Posted: Monday, June 1, 2015 1:28 pm BY ELI SHERMAN PBN STAFF WRITER HarborOne Bank, based in Brockton, Mass., entered the Rhode Island banking market on Monday with the opening of a commercial loan office in downtown Providence.

Press Releases

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05/21/2015
The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation with the Rhode Island District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the U.S. Department of Commerce, the Chafee Center for International Business at Bryant University, and the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Boston, will host a Rhode...
05/12/2015
Governor Gina M. Raimondo today announced her intent to nominate Ronald O'Hanley to the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation. Raimondo will submit his name to the Rhode Island State Senate for confirmation. "My jobs plan is focused on putting shovels in the ground, eliminating red tape and making
05/05/2015
Governor Gina M. Raimondo today joined House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello and Warwick Representative K. Joseph Shekarchi to highlight a legislative proposal to encourage new and existing companies to grow and add new jobs. In the coming week, Shekarchi will submit an amendment to H-5116, a...

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