Discuss the Future of our Community

Queens, often celebrated as one of the most diverse places in the world, is home to hundreds of small, locally-owned businesses — many hit hard by Covid-19. Join Open House New York on Wednesday, June 17 at 4pm for Conversations on the City | John Choe: On Commerce to learn how the economic development efforts in one neighborhood, Flushing, are […]

UPDATE: Assistance Available for Local Business in Covid-19 Crisis

All Non-Essential Businesses Must Close Effective Sunday, March 22, 8:00pm, the City will enforce the closure of all non-essential businesses in New York City, pursuant to State regulations. For more information on the City’s COVID-19 response, visit the NYC Health Department and the NYC Department of Small Business Services. Gatherings of People Not Allowed Non-essential gatherings of individuals of any size […]

CUNY I-Corps Innovation Lean Bootcamp

The CUNY I-Corps Innovation Lean Bootcamp is accepting applications for the Winter 2020  season to be held in Queens College. The two-week program provides teams with a real world, hands-on learning experience on how to successfully transfer ideas into products and services that benefit society. It utilizes the Lean Startup methodology to get students “out of the building” to conduct […]

What’s Your Big Idea?

STILL TIME TO ENTER   Submit Your idea by December 1st, 2019! PitchFest is a yearly competition which brings together New York City’s best and brightest entrepreneurs to compete for seed investments. The competition is designed to give entrepreneurs a platform to pitch to investors and stakeholders while successfully commercializing their products.   Eligible Tech Enabled Ideas: Energy, Healthcare, Social […]

Become Certified as a Minority or Woman-Owned Business

Become Certified as a Minority or Woman-Owned Business Tuesday, November 12th, 2019 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Location: Flushing Library 41-17 Main St., Auditorium Flushing, NY 11355 The Workshop Will Explain:  What MWBE is  Advantages of MWBE  How to Obtain State and Federal Contracts  Meet with Experts Who Will Make Appointments to Help You Fill Out […]