Tools & Resources to Start Your Journey

Here are the tools & resources needed to begin doing business in RI. The Rhode Island Department of State’s website is a great place to start your journey! This office, and others below, provide step-by-step guidance so you will plan for success.

Establishing Your Office Finding Talent Getting Licenses & Permits Getting Registered Innovation Support (Incubator & Accelerators and Venture Capital) Intellectual Property Setting Up a Bank Account Understanding Taxes Visas & Immigration

The World Trade Center Providence is an Additional Resource

The United States market is vast and challenging and The World Trade Center is here to help! Renowned for its innovative goods and services, high quality standards, customer service, manufacturing excellence, global branding and marketing, and intellectual property protection, the United States is a highly lucrative market, attracting businesses from around the globe.

Our office can be a liaison for your company; focusing its direction or connecting it to the right organizations and people.