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The Rhode Island Small Business Journal is a printed monthly magazine and an online resource for the aspiring and start-up entrepreneur and small business owner.

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James Wright named to Rhode Island Foundation’s Board of Directors

The CEO of North Kingstown-based IT staffing company Bridge Technical Talent joins Rhode Island’s largest community foundation PROVIDENCE, RI –James Wright has been named to the Board of Directors of the Rhode Island Foundation. As the state’s largest funder of nonprofit organizations, the Foundation awarded $43 million in grants in Rhode Island last year. “We […]

SBA Now Accepting Nominations for 2019 Small Business Awards

National Small Business Week will be observed from May 5 – 11, 2019 PROVIDENCE, RI – Nominations are now being accepted by the U.S. Small Business Administration for the 2019 Small Business Awards. National award categories include, the SBA’s flagship award – Small Business Person of the Year – as well as Small Business Exporter […]

RI Foundation launches new resource for startups and small businesses

RIBizBuilder.com will support the Foundation’s goal of strengthening the economy   PROVIDENCE, RI – Startups and small businesses looking to expand have a new resource. The Rhode Island Foundation today launched RIBizBuilder.com, an online directory to information about low- and no-cost help with borrowing, marketing to potential customers, local regulations and taxes, finding employees and more. The website gives […]

Red flag bill, bump stocks ban now law

Governor signs bills passed by General Assembly yesterday STATE HOUSE – Following passage by the General Assembly yesterday, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo today signed into law two bills to prevent gun violence and mass shootings: “red flag” legislation that allows courts to disarm individuals who are believed by law enforcement to represent a violent threat […]

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