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Congratulations From Seth A. Goodall

Congratulations From Seth A. Goodall

I would like to give my enthusiastic congratulations to all the 2016 Small Business Award Winners for Rhode Island. Every year since 1963, the President of the United States has issued a proclamation declaring National Small Business Week to recognize the critical contributions of America’s entrepreneurs who create nearly two out of every three net new jobs each […]

Message from  Mark S. Hayward

Message from Mark S. Hayward

District Director U.S. Small Business Administration The Rhode Island Salute to Small Business celebration, held this year from May 2nd through May 8th, provides the opportunity to acknowledge the contributions of our small business entrepreneurs and appropriately recognize those small businesses and champions who have distinguished themselves as what I believe are the “best of the best.” I especially want to thank the Joseph G.E. Knight […]

A Message From Gina M. Raimondo Investing in Small Business

A Message From Gina M. Raimondo Investing in Small Business

Governor Gina M. Raimondo Local businesses are the backbone of Rhode Island’s economy.According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Rhode Island is home to over 22,000 small businesses, which represent over 80 percent of Rhode Island’s employers. I often say that everyone has a part to play in Rhode Island’s comeback- and for no one is that more true […]

Growth And Success In The Ocean State

Growth And Success In The Ocean State

Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea Spring is often associated with a period of growth. Seeds are planted early in the season in anticipation of a bountiful harvest. For entrepreneurs, the beginning stages of creating a business are crucial and can determine their growth and success. The Rhode Island Department of State is working to help Rhode Island businesses […]

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