18 Dec

Do you Have the Next Big Tech Idea? Get Help

Mark Zuck

Got the next big tech idea but no idea how to make it into a business?

SBS and SUNY Levin Institute have partnered again to offer a free workshop series to called FastTrac® TechVenture™ to help anyone with a tech idea.

This program is designed to provide technology entrepreneurs with a proven framework and a network of connections to help grow your big idea into the next great innovation. The benefits of FastTrac® TechVenture™ will last you long after the workshop has ended and into your role as a start-up business owner.

FInd out more here.

11 Dec

NYC Incubator for Food Based Businesses

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Do you have a food based business and need access to a commercial Kitchen and business assistance?

Hot Bread Kitchen, a incubator for food based businesses in NYC,  has two production kitchens, two prep kitchens, a chocolate kitchen, a specialty production space and dough room, as well as dry and cold storage facilities. In addition, there is a demonstration kitchen available for classes and other events. The kitchen is fully equipped and available on a part-time or full-time basis. The facility also provides shared workspace for up to 40 food manufacturing startups and expanding food businesses.

The Incubator will help people with small, artisanal, and ethnic food businesses make the transition from working in their home kitchens to using fully-equipped, professional facilities. Along with on-the-job training, there are classes in professional baking, food safety, and business skills.

Training and technical assistance are available to help startups and existing entrepreneurs grow, develop new products, and tap into new markets by giving them access to large-scale industrial production facilities.

FInd out more here.

04 Dec

NYC Veterans Entrepreneurship Program

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If you have not heard already, NYC Department of Small Business Services in partnership with SUNY Levin is offering an entrepreneurship program for veterans looking to start a business. The Program provides veterans with guidance from successful entrepreneurs, experienced coaches and a supportive peer community to get their businesses off the ground. The program provides 49 hours of guidance over 7 days.  If you served in the active US military, naval, or air service, including the Reserves and National Guard, you are eligible as a US veteran for the Veterans Entrepreneurship Program.

06 Nov

Get Help Creating your Strategic Plan for Growth: NYC Fast Trac Program

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If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.  As opposed to planning to fail, take advantage of NYC fast trac program, which is a premier business course created by the Kauffman Foundation that helps business owners create an actionable plan for strategic growth. This is an 8 session, 32 hour course. Winning requires some level of planning, so signup today.

http://www.nyc.gov/html/sbs/nycbiz/html/summary/course_catalog.shtml#ftgv

29 Oct

NYC Re-launches Business Website

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NYC launched a new business website last week with the goal of making it easier for entrepreneurs in NYC to find the information they need to do business in the city. On their website you will find information about licenses/permits needed to operate a business in NYC, business resources, business programs and more. This website is a step in the right direction for the city.  http://www.nyc.gov/business