There's a new business development and networking site starting up for Rhode Island, the RI Nexus. I think they are still in soft launch mode to get the last bugs out, but if you follow the link you can get a peek now! It's a project of the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation, who are working with Jack Templin of Providence Geeks fame to make it all happen. Of course we're happy that our recent news is timed with their preparations for launch, as they've written some nice things about Tizra.
Rhode Island's size is often perceived as something that gets in the way of new businesses, but it is also be a real advantage in keeping companies and people well connected. The RI Nexus is a new, more formalized way to facilitate and capitalize on this, which is a good thing. Right now it might help us a little, but I'm sure it will help the state as it continues to develop. Way to go EDC!