Rhode Island’s Small Business Connection
At RIEDC, we understand the unique needs of small businesses and know that time is money. Receiving the right information at the right time is critical to sustaining and growing your business.
That’s why we offer small businesses streamlined access to business information, financing opportunities and access to an extensive network of private and public partnerships that connect small businesses to the tools they need to succeed.
What We Provide
» Information and access to RIEDC’s small business financing programs
» Accurate and current information about business development services available across public and private sectors in Rhode Island
» Expert advice to help small businesses understand available support services
» A strong network of small business partners who have proven small business expertise and meet our high customer service standards
» Information regarding key events to educate, train, inspire and connect entrepreneurs
» Prompt service — we return calls within 24 hours
» Information in both English and Spanish
Small Business Programs
RIEDC offers a broad portfolio of client services and financing programs to help companies grow. Whether expanding your business in Rhode Island or starting a new venture, RIEDC is able to give you access to the right resources.
Our programs include:
• Regulatory and permitting assistance
• Export programs
• Renewal energy and more