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09/23/2014
Published: September 23, 2014 09:40 AM By Paul Grimaldi Journal Staff Writer The board of the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation on Monday voted to invest $3 million in a new energy-sector fund run by the Slater Technology Fund.
09/23/2014
By Patrick Anderson PBN Staff Writer Posted 9/22/14 The R.I. Commerce Corporation Monday authorized a $3 million investment in the Slater Technology Fund's new venture capital fund for Rhode Island energy sector startups.
09/23/2014
Published: September 22, 2014 11:20 PM By Paul Grimaldi Journal Staff Writer Two Rhode Island agencies have won nearly $3.3 million in federal money to pay for separate jobs initiatives.

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09/23/2014
Governor Lincoln D. Chafee, Rhode Island's Congressional delegation and the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation (Commerce RI) today announced that Rhode Island has been awarded a $1.575-million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense's (DoD) Office of Economic Adjustment (OEA) to develop a model...
09/17/2014
Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced the state has received a $650,000 Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant to help the state plan for a new mass transit center in Providence. One of 72 projects...
09/11/2014
The Northeastern Economic Development Association (NEDA) recognized the Greater Rhode Island: Think Bigger website with two top awards at its annual conference earlier this week. The new economic development site, created and maintained by Commerce RI, the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce,...

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