Bruce Van Saun, chairman and CEO of Citizens Financial Group Inc., is bullish about what impact a pro-growth, Republican-run U.S. government could have on the financial health of his bank in 2017.
The fact there are no private venture-capital firms in Rhode Island may not mean much to the business community at-large, but it's important for startups – where ideas live and die with access to early-stage funding.
"If you want to …
The $7.7 billion Rhode Island pension fund will join shareholders of energy companies ConocoPhillips, Exxon Mobil, Chevron and Devon Energy in co-filing proposals requiring the corporations to disclose their lobbying activities, R.I. General Treasurer Seth Magaziner said Monday.
PROVIDENCE – Goldman Sachs announced on March 22 that it will offer $10 million in capital and philanthropic support to help small businesses grow in Rhode Island.
The funding will come through Goldman Sachs' "10,000 Small Businesses" …