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March 31, 2016. Source: Forbes

The rise of women entrepreneurs is good economic news for New York

Cities across the country that want to create more vibrant economies might consider what more they can do to support and fund women entrepreneurs. That’s the message of a new report that looked at the growth of women-owned companies and their impact on urban economies. “While women entrepreneurs are making a huge impact in New […]

March 10, 2016

International Innovators Initiative

Creating a pathway for international entrepreneurs to bring their companies to New York City. Program Overview The International Innovators Initiative (IN2NYC) aims to address the challenges faced by international entrepreneurs when attempting to obtain a work visa by helping them become eligible for uncapped H-1B visas. The program connects international entrepreneurs selected through a competitive […]

March 8, 2016. Source: Entrepreneur

7 Risks every entrepreneur must take

Risk-taking is almost synonymous with entrepreneurship. To start and support your own business, you’ll have to put your career, personal finances and even your mental health at stake. For most, the prospect of making your own decisions and being in charge of your own destiny is worth it. But if you’re going to be successful as […]

December 21, 2015. Source: New York Times

Buffalo entices startups to relocate with $5 Million contest

Mr. Callwood’s company, Painless1099, was one of 11 finalists in 43North, America’s largest business-idea contest, which recently held its second annual competition. With $5 million in prize money, the venture aims to retain local entrepreneurs and attract new ones to Buffalo, a city that has lost more than half its population, and many of the […]

September 3, 2015. Source: Inc.

Entrepreneurship in the U.S. reaches record highs

Fifty-one percent of the working population believes there exist good opportunities for starting businesses, the first time that figure has risen above half. Better yet, 80 percent of those who plan to start businesses in the next three years are doing something about it, such as leasing space or registering their companies. View source version on Inc.com

September 3, 2015. Source: Tech.co

Why do we celebrate entrepreneurship?

The entrepreneurial spirit has always been at the heart of our Nation’s story. With inventions that changed American life and startups that lifted our economy as they grew, entrepreneurs helped make our country what it is today,” reads the 2013 announcement. “During National Entrepreneurship Month, we celebrate America’s innovators, support small businesses, and empower entrepreneurs […]

September 3, 2015. Source: Devex

5 social entrepreneurship must-reads

Fifty-one percent of the working population believes there exist good opportunities for starting businesses, the first time that figure has risen above half. Better yet, 80 percent of those who plan to start businesses in the next three years are doing something about it, such as leasing space or registering their companies. View source version on Devex.com

May 14, 2015. Source: NYC Economic Development Corporation

Teleport site request for proposal

The New York City Economic Development Corporation (“NYCEDC”) and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (“the Port Authority”) are seeking proposals to develop a manufacturing use on all or part of an 18-acre site (“the Site”) located within Staten Island’s industrial “Working West Shore.” View source version on NYC EDC.

May 14, 2015

Startup Weekends

Startup Weekends are 54-hour events where developers, designers, marketers, product managers and startup enthusiasts come together to share ideas, form teams, build products and launch startups. Read more

April 8, 2015

5 Signs you’re ready to start your own business

While there are no perfect times to start a business, there are good times to start a business. And if you’ve experienced one of these five signs, it could be time for you to finally begin your entrepreneurial journey. Read more

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