New Partnership Brings Financial Wellness Services To Businesses From Harlem To Hollis

Neighborhood Trust Financial Partners, a nonprofit social enterprise and a national leader in financial counseling, and Best for NYC, a collaboration between the City of New York and B Lab that supports businesses in making positive changes to their business practices, announce a new partnership to help Best for NYC’s members strengthen the financial health of their employees. Continue Reading →

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NYC Initiative Offers $1.8 Million In Grants To Help Longstanding Small Businesses Compete

NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Gregg Bishop today announced that applications are now open for local small businesses to apply for a share of $1.8 million in grant funding and expert advice to address neighborhood changes including rising real estate costs. Continue Reading →

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Oprah Uses Her Inner Harlem Skills To Negotiate Multi-Year Partnership With Apple

Oprah Winfrey is betting on Apple. On Friday, the tech giant announced that the queen of all media has signed a multi-year partnership to create a variety of original programs for the platform. Continue Reading →

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Mellody Hobson In Line To Become Starbucks’ CEO

With a number of Starbucks in Harlem, TV One reports that with the news of Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz stepping down (rumors are swirling he’s preparing for a presidential bid in 2020), it only makes sense for a sistah to join the ranks in the reported $450 billion company. Continue Reading →

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Come Celebrate The “East Harlem Working Together,” Campaign At MNN In Harlem

Come celebrate East Harlem | Working Together a campaign created for Union Settlement by Worldstudio Foundation, in collaboration with artist Edel Rodriguez to promote economic development and small business support. Continue Reading →

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UMEZ Announces New President & CEO, Blair Duncan

The Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone’s (UMEZ) Board of Directors today announced the appointment of Blair M. Duncan as the organization’s President and Chief Executive Officer. Continue Reading →

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Stay Ahead Of The Curve And Boost Your Bottom Line With AMP NYC

Presented by the NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS), AMP NYC is a three-month accelerator for Media and Entertainment businesses looking to increase business, elevate their brands, expand audience reach, and respond to rapidly changing shifts in the market. Continue Reading →

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Harlem Rep. Espaillat Statement In Recognition Of National Small Business Week 2018

Today, uptown Congressman Adriano Espaillat issued the following statement in recognition of National Small Business Week and in appreciation of the important role small businesses play in New York’s 13th congressional district and throughout the nation. Continue Reading →

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Santander Bank Celebrates National Small Business Week Donating Millions To Non-Profits From Harlem To Hollis

Santander Bank today announced the donation of nearly $1.1 million in grants to more than 16 mission-driven non-profit organizations throughout its footprint. Continue Reading →

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Starbucks Settles With Philly Customers

With a number of Starbucks in Harlem, Starbucks announced today that it has reached an agreement with the two black men arrested last month for sitting at a Philadelphia location without ordering. Continue Reading →

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NYC Department of Small Business Services Can Help You Avoid Common Business Violations For free!

NYC Department of Small Business Services offer free on-site compliance consultations to help businesses understand and follow City rules before an inspection occurs. Continue Reading →

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Take Your Harlem Business To The Next Level With NYC Small Business Services

Take NYC Small Business Services free workshops, webinars, clinics, and one-on-one guidance on construction, bonding & financial management, and goods & services from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

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How To Become Certified As A Minority And Women-Owned Business Enterprise

Businesses from Harlem to Hollis certified as a Minority/Women-Owned (M/WBE) business are able to increase their visibility, capacity and contribute to the City’s economy through the bidding on public contracts. Continue Reading →

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Applications Open, Digital Health Breakthrough Network’s 4th Class

From Harlem to Hollis, Queens is home to over 50 hospitals, nine health care–focused academic institutions, and nearly 500,000 health care–related jobs. Continue Reading →

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Harlem Park To Park And Others Receive City Awards Grants For Small Business Corridor

NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Gregg Bishop today announced $1.17 million in grant awards to community based development organizations (CBDOs). Continue Reading →

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Mayor de Blasio Announces City-Backed Loan Program For Women From Harlem To Hollis

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced a first-of-its-kind targeted loan program that will make more than $5 million in affordable capital accessible to women entrepreneurs seeking to grow their businesses.  Continue Reading →

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Harlem’s UMEZ Announces Ken Knuckles To Retire After 15 Years Leading The Organization

The Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone (UMEZ) today announced that the organization’s longtime President and Chief Executive Officer, Kenneth J. Knuckles, will step down in June after 15 years of service to begin his retirement. Continue Reading →

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