Mayor Bill de Blasio Announces New Partnership To Boost Minority And Women Biz Opps

Mayor Bill de Blasio and the Office of Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (M/WBEs) today announced a new community partnership to boost City contracting opportunities for M/WBEs. Continue Reading →

Hundreds Of Bodegas From Harlem To Hollis Will Close Thursday To Protest ‘Muslim Ban’

Hundreds of Yemeni-owned bodegas and grocery stores across NYC’s five boroughs from Harlem to Hollis plan to shut their doors Thursday from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m., strike organizers say, in protest of President Donald Trump’s recent executive order barring travel to the U.S. from Yemen and six other Muslim-dominant nations. Continue Reading →

NYC Lobbying Firm Capalino+Company Creates App For Minority And Women Business Owners

Capalino+Company, New York City’s top government relations and strategic consulting firm, announced the launch of its MWBE Connect NY app that will help identify procurement opportunities for business owners and entrepreneurs from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s John Henry Joins Harlem Capital Partners As A New Managing Partner 

Harlem Capital Partners (HCP), an opportunistic fund that invests in early stage companies focused on tech-enabled services, retail, and real estate, announced today the addition of a new Managing Partner — John Henry, the entrepreneur and investor behind projects Cofound Harlem and AREA. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Henry E. Greenup Homegoing Service

Harlem-based businessman/philanthropist Henry E. Greenup, 95, died.  Born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana,  he relocated to NY after serving in the Army, during WWII and discharged as a corporal. Continue Reading →

7 Harlem Consumer Tips Regarding Tax Preparers

Some consumer tips to help avoid excessive fees or potential fraud when using paid tax preparers, according to the Justice Department, Internal Revenue Service and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau: Continue Reading →

Pathways To Growth Information Session For Your Business In Harlem

Pathways To Growth is a free entrepreneurial experience utilizing The Streetwise ‘MBA’™ curriculum designed to accelerate the growth of businesses owned by women and entrepreneurs of color. Continue Reading →

Master Money Funding At WeNYC In Harlem

Learn about financing options for your business, how to talk to investors, and meet representatives from alternative lending sources at WeNYC in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Small Business Consulting Program At Columbia Business School In Harlem

Applications are now open for the spring semester intake of Columbia Business School’s Small Business Consulting Program (SBCP)! Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Announced Torres-Springer And Patchett To New City Jobs

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced Maria Torres-Springer will serve as the next Commissioner of the Department of Housing Preservation and Development when its current commissioner, Vicki Been, returns to teaching at New York University. Continue Reading →