Rep. Adriano Espaillat Leads District Small Business Summit 2017

Yesterday, Harlem Rep. Adriano Espaillat held his “State of Emergency: Small Business Summit” at Yeshiva University, New York. Continue Reading →

Jonnel Doris And Gregg Bishop From The Mayor’s Office Launch M/WBE Fund

Jonnel Doris, Senior Advisor and Director of the Mayor’s Office of M/WBEs, and Gregg Bishop, Commissioner of the Department of Small Business Services, today announced the launch of a $10 million Bond Collateral Assistance Fund for M/WBEs and small businesses from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Releases Plan To Invest In New Yorkers From Harlem To Hollis

Mayor Bill de Blasio today released New York Works, a series of 25 initiatives to spur 100,000 jobs with good wages over the coming decade. Continue Reading →

Free Business Workshop Coming To Harlem

Harlem business owners, remember this date — June 22, 2017. On that day, the city’s Department of Small Business Services will be bringing its Chamber On-the-Go program to the neighborhood. Continue Reading →

City Leaders Bringing Free Small Business Services Directly From Harlem To Hollis

NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Gregg Bishop and Council Member Robert Cornegy, Chairman of the Committee on Small Business, today kicked-off a free workshop series to bring supportive services to small businesses in all five boroughs. Continue Reading →

City Expanding Initiative Offering Free On-Site Compliance Consultation For Small Businesses

Commissioner Gregg Bishop (on the left) of NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) today, during National Small Business Week, announced the expansion of an initiative that offers free, on-site compliance consultations to help small business owners prevent costly fines and penalties.

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City Sustainability Initiative Seeking Applicants For Free Training And Work Experience

NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Gregg Bishop today announced that the City is seeking applicants for a sustainability and workforce development initiative. Continue Reading →

NYC Brings Tech Companies And Non Profits Together For Neighborhood Challenge

The New York City Department of Small Business Services, along with New York City Economic Development Corporation, today announced the launch of Neighborhood Challenge. Continue Reading →

City Announces New Mentors Will Help Women Entrepreneurs From Harlem To Hollis

The NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) today announced 30 new Women Entrepreneur NYC (WE NYC) mentors and a new director who will help budding women entrepreneurs grow and build a thriving business. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio And Commissioner Bishop Commitments For NYC Tech Talent Pipeline Initiative

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Commissioner Gregg Bishop of the Department of Small Business Services, today announced academic, employer and philanthropic commitments for the NYC Tech Talent Pipeline (TTP) initiative from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Announces ‘NYC Love Your Local’ Initiative To Businesses From Harlem TO Hollis

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Department of Small Business Services Commissioner Gregg Bishop today announced the launch of ‘NYC Love Your Local,’ a new initiative to celebrate and promote the diverse, independent, small businesses that enrich neighborhoods from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

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 →

Mayor de Blasio Announced Nearly 1,500 Women Reached Through City’s Mentoring program

Bill_de_BlasioMayor Bill de Blasio and Department of Small Business Services Commissioner Gregg Bishop today announced that nearly 1,500 women have been reached through the City’s WE NYC program, a new program connecting women entrepreneurs with the resources and support they need to build a thriving business. Continue Reading →

City Grant Program Created To Support East Harlem Business Owners

east-harlem sliderA city agency consulted community organizations and business owners in Harlem to create a grant program designed to develop a more robust business sector in the neighborhood. Continue Reading →

HPD And SBS Celebrate 2016 Class Of MWBE Grads

recieptiants1New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) Commissioner Vicki Been and New York City Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Gregg Bishop were joined by for-profit and non-profit partners. Continue Reading →