What to do if your business was impacted by Hurricane Ida

The NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) is reminding all business owners impacted by Hurricane Ida that the agency is here to help. SBS recommends the following immediate next steps: – If you or others are facing immediate danger, … Read More

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

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

Imagenation highlights black entrepreneurs in music, fashion and film at celebration in Harlem

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell Imagenation Cinema Foundation highlighted entrepreneurs in music, fashion and film, during a celebration of black enterprise featuring a panel discussion on doing business in Harlem, a fashion show of OKETSA by acclaimed South African Designer Thulare … Read More