Celebrate Women’s History Month with WE NYC this March!

City Launches New Program to Create New Affordable Lines of Credit For Women Entrepreneurs The City of New York is launching a new program to help women entrepreneurs access affordable lines of credit needed to start and grow businesses. The new program, called WE Credit, will provide up to 250 women entrepreneurs with lines of credit of averaging $50,000 at below […]

WIN CASH! Submit Your Best Tech Ideas at Pitchfest!

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 commercialize their products. This competition kicks off in September, starting with a virtual round and culminating in a final live pitch competition on […]

Free October Business Seminars

The U.S. Small Business Administration invites local entrepreneurs to particiate in the following free business seminars in October. No registration required. Please just show up. (In Chinese) Wed. 10/3, 2pm-4pm, Flushing Library (41-17 Main St, 3rd Floor, Flushing, NY 11355) Business Series I: How to Start a Business (In Chinese) Wed. 10/10, 2pm-4pm, Flushing Library (41-17 Main St, 3rd Floor, Flushing, NY […]

Networking: Queens Green Drinks

Connect with environmentally-minded entrepreneurs and activists. Explore Flushing’s downtown, filled with amazing food, cultural events, a world reknowned garden, and a bay and creek undergoing revitalization and restoration! Leaf Bar and Lounge looks out over all of this bustle and beauty, and the Manhattan skyline sunset to boot.  RSVP Today! Networking: Queens Green Drinks Thursday, November 16, 6-8pm @ Leaf […]

Become a Neighborhood 360° Fellow

The NYC Department of Small Business Services recently launched the Neighborhood 360° Fellows program to pair community organizers and planners with New York City community-based development organizations to facilitate increased collaboration between local stakeholders around impactful economic development initiatives. Fellows will serve as on-the-ground resources connecting local businesses, jobseekers and CBDOs to NYC Department of Small Business Services’ programs. Additionally, […]

New assistance program aims to help Flushing businesses grow

The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce has been selected by city agencies to offer several new business assistance programs as part of the launch and first phase of the “Flushing 2050 Community Building Initiative.” According to Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce Executive Director John Choe, Flushing 2050 is a long term visioning process to enable members of the community to voice […]