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PBN's list of Business Development Resources
(listed alphabetically)
Organization Website
Contact/e-mail/WebsiteDescription of organization
Betaspring betaspring.com
Allan Tear, managing partner; Melissa Withers, managing director
91 Clemence St.
Providence, R.I. 02903
(401) 400-2382
Growth capital for early stage companies where revenue is primary driver of growth.
Business Innovation Factory businessinnovationfactory.com
Eli MacLaren, chief market maker
60 Valley St., Unit 107B
Providence, R.I. 02909
(401) 270-7906
Help leaders design and test new business models and social systems
Center for Women & Enterprise cweonline.org
Carmen Diaz-Jusino, senior program director; Mary Gervais, program manager
132 George M. Cohan Blvd.
Providence, R.I. 02903
(401) 277-0800
Provides technical assistance on SBA loan programs; provides counseling, training and networking
First Stop Business Information Center sos.ri.gov/business/businessinfo
Maureen Ewing, director of business services
148 West River St.
Providence, R.I. 02904
(401) 222-2185
Full-service support to growing and startup businesses; provides customized packages to apply for financing, obtain permitting, make contacts and more
Governor's Workforce Board Rhode Island rihric.com
Rick Brooks, executive director
1511 Pontiac Ave., Building 72-2
Cranston, R.I. 02920
(401) 462-8860
Conducts oversight, develops and institutes policies, goals and strategies; provides training grants to support businesses and system partner