Applications for free instructional course for Black entrepreneurs now open

Photo credit: Jono Erasmus NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Jonnel Doris announced “BE NYC Startup Intensive,” an instructional course to provide Black entrepreneurs with resources and support they need to launch and grow successful businesses. The course … Read More

NYC Department of Small Business Services launches new campaign to support Black-owned businesses

NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Jonnel Doris announced Shop Your City: BE NYC, a targeted campaign to encourage New Yorkers to shop from the city’s Black-owned businesses. Studies show that Black businesses have been severely impacted by … Read More

Kenneth Ebie appointed as Executive Director of Black Entrepreneurs NYC

Photo credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Jonnel Doris announced the appointment of Kenneth Ebie as the inaugural Executive Director and Chief Development Officer of Black Entrepreneurs NYC (BE NYC). In this role, Ebie … Read More

NYC Department of Small Business Services hosts community forum for black entrepreneurs

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell A month after launching BE NYC (Black Entrepreneurs NYC), an initiative aimed at advancing Black entrepreneurship in New York City, NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) hosted on November 9, 2019, a community forum targeting … Read More

SBS launches “BE NYC” to create equity of opportunity for black entrepreneurs in NYC

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell Deputy Mayor J. Phillip Thompson, Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Gregg Bishop, Shawn Rochester, Author of The Black Tax: The Cost of Being Black in America, radio personality Angela Yee and entrepreneur Elliot Breece joined with … Read More