Rhode Island is a state of small businesses. Employing over half the workforce, small businesses make up 98.9% percent of the state’s businesses. The state hosts a no-cost program aimed at helping small businesses thrive, and small business advisors are available to assist business owners in establishing and growing their firms.
Investing in its workforce, the state offers free community college to residents. In exchange, those who receive tuition-free courses through the program are required to live, work, or continue their education in Rhode Island. That means a highly educated workforce that’s loyal to Rhode Island businesses.
Ranking seventh in the Quality of Life category of Forbes’ list of Best States for Business, Rhode Island is an all-around nice place to live and work. The Ocean State offers scenery, outdoor recreation, and cultural variety to keep its population happy and healthy.
FranNet’s Rhode Island business experts are available to help you make the most of the Ocean State’s talented workforce and business-friendly environment. They know the state and they know business, and they’re ready to help you choose the best business for you.