Rhode Island Governor Announces Supply RI

By January 25, 2018 News

Next Street has been working with the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation and the Rhode Island Foundation to develop a statewide small business ecosystem strategy and to design and launch a new anchor procurement collaborative with local universities, medical systems, and corporations. The work has included developing a portfolio of initiatives to provide infrastructure for the anchors and direct support and capital to the businesses.

We’re excited to share that on January 24th, Rhode Island Governor Raimondo officially announced the launch of the initiative – Supply RI. The founding participants are Amica; Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island; Brown University; Delta Dental; Gilbane Building Company; Infosys; Lifespan; Rhode Island School of Design; and Roger Williams University.

Learn more by reading the official press release, or watching the launch on Governor Raimondo’s Facebook page.