April 8, 2015

Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program

The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program  is a highly competitive program  that encourages domestic small businesses to engage in Federal Research/Research and Development (R/R&D) that has the potential for commercialization. Through a competitive awards-based program, SBIR enables small businesses to explore their technological potential and provides the incentive to profit from its commercialization. Read more

April 7, 2015

Business Mentor NY

Business Mentor NY is a free, easy-to-use social network that allows entrepreneurs and volunteer business mentors to connect so they can solve problems and build businesses together. This is an initiative of the Empire State Development Coporation. Read more

December 1, 2014. Source: NYVCA

New York Venture Capital Association

The New York Venture Capital Association  is a united voice for New York’s venture capital and entrepreneurial ecosystem. Our members advocate innovation, job growth and economic development. Specifically, we work with entrepreneurs and investors to: • Strengthen their market and leadership position • Deepen their professional and personal relationship with customers • Develop new business […]

December 1, 2014. Source: NYECEDC

NYCEDC Economic Research & Analysis

The Economic Research and Analysis group from NYCEDC’s Center for Economic Transformation conducts analysis of projects in New York City and performs industry and economic research on topics affecting the City. Publications from this group include a monthly Economic Snapshot as well as the Trends & Insights series, which covers topics including Tech Trends, Industry Economic Sectors, and Borough […]

December 1, 2014. Source: Digital NYC

Digital NYC

Digital.NYC is the official online hub of the New York City digital and technology ecosystem, bringing together every company, investor, event, job, class, blog, video, workspace, accelerator, incubator, resource and organization in the five boroughs. It is the result of a unique public/private partnership between the office of Mayor Bill de Blasio, the New York […]

November 24, 2014. Source:

The best places to launch a startup in 2014

I’ve long had an interest in developing a new way of looking at startup communities, based less on the usual government statistics (tax and crime rates, income growth and so forth) than on a cluster effect: that groups of entrepreneurs tend to attract more entrepreneurs. So, several months ago, I turned to contributor Darian […]

November 24, 2014. Source: Down Town Project

Las Vegas Downtown Project

Our goal and purpose is to help make downtown Vegas a place of Inspiration, Entrepreneurial Energy, Creativity, Innovation, Upward Mobility, and Discovery, through the 3 C’s of Collisions, Co-learning, and Connectedness in a long-term, sustainable way. Now that we are in year three of Downtown Project, we are owners and/or investors in over 300 businesses […]

November 24, 2014. Source: Entrepreneurs Works

Entrepreneur work in Philadelphia

Entrepreneur Works is a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation that provides supportive services to entrepreneurs and small business owners to assist them in starting or incorporating an existing business better. With office locations in Philadelphia and Chester, PA, Entrepreneur Works provides a comprehensive array of financial and business development services including: small business and peer loans, business […]

November 24, 2014. Source:

7 Rules for winning at startup pitch events

Presenting at a startup pitch event can make an entrepreneur feel like a rock star, or an utter failure. One of the first times I pitched at an event as an entrepreneur I was feeling great about our presentation. It had music, animation, and on top of providing some of a rock concert atmosphere, our […]

November 17, 2014. Source: Up Global

Up Global

A non-profit dedicated to fostering entrepreneurship, grassroots leadership, and strong communities. An Entrepeneurial World. We are on a mission to make the world a more innovative and prosperous place, one community at a time. We believe that entrepreneurs are critical to driving a strong global economy and a better world. We do our part by supporting […]

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