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 […]

Women’s 12 Week Training Program – $5000 Pitch Contest

Further your knowledge upon entrepreneurship and help your business grow. Operation Hope is offering a free 12 week entrepreneurial Training Program that culminates in a $5000 pitch contest for women only. About Operation Hope Operation HOPE, Inc. is an American non-profit organization providing financial literacy empowerment and economic education to youth and adults. About the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce […]

New Business Organics Requirement To Take Effect February 15, 2019

Certain New York City businesses are required by law to separate their organic waste. If your business meets the minimum requirements shown below, you must comply with the business organics rules. As of February 15th, 2019, the NYC Department of Sanitation will begin issuing summonses to the following businesses not separating their organic waste: Food service establishments with a floor […]