NYC Launches Black Entrepreneurship Initiatives “Be NYC” To Help More Black Business Owners

On Tuesday, September 10, 2019, Deputy Mayor J. Phillip Thompson, Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Gregg Bishop, and other leaders joined with hundreds of Black entrepreneurs at the famed Apollo Theatre in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Administration Reaches Milestone Goal Of 9,000 City Certified M/WBE’s

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives and Citywide M/WBE Director J. Phillip Thompson announced today that the City reached its goal of 9,000 City-certified Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprises (M/WBEs) by the end of June 2019. Continue Reading →

NYC And Harlem’s City College Partner To Train Students For In-Demand High Tech Jobs

NYC Deputy Mayor J. Phillip Thompson and NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Gregg Bishop today announced a new partnership with City College of New York to prepare New Yorkers for in-demand tech jobs through SBS’ NYC Tech Talent Pipeline initiative (TTP). Continue Reading →

Uptown Rep Ydanis Rodriguez And Others Host Event To Certify M/WBE’s

Today, SBS Commissioner Gregg Bishop and Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez hosted a certification event for minority- and women-owned business enterprises (MWBEs).

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