New to entrepreneurship? Have an idea? CUNY Startups programs will set you on the right path. Explore the Startup Accelerator program and competitions. Created by experienced entrepreneurs, the Accelerator takes you from idea - to customer feedback - to ready for launch. Competitions allow you to learn while you compete and create a project that would look great on your resume.
At LaGuardia Community College, the SBDC can provide entrepreneurs with free, one-on-one professional counseling for existing and start-up businesses in English, Spanish, Korean and three dialects of Chinese.
SIBL is a branch of the New York Public Library offering materials and services for start-ups and established businesses seeking expansion. Advisory services are offered on-site by experienced business owners, certified financial planners and financial fitness coaches.
The U.S. Small Business Administration helps Americans start, build and grow businesses.The SBA is an independent agency of the federal government created to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns, to preserve free competitive enterprise and to maintain and strengthen the overall economy of our nation. They recognize that small business is critical to building America's future and to helping the United States compete in today's global marketplace.
SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship. Supported by the U.S. Small Business Administration
Useful for marketing research! Statistical Atlas lets you search for detailed demographic information presented in charts and maps across all geographical levels of the United States, ranging from the entire nation down to the individual block.
Topics include race, ethnicity, ancestry, income, employment, educational attainment, and more.
Another marketing tool. Using descriptive segments with detailed demographic and lifestyle traits, MyBestSegments offers a comprehensive view of your customers to reveal who your best customers are, what they're like, where they live, and how you can reach them.
Follows immigrant street vendors who are rolling fresh fruits and vegetable carts into the inner city of New York where finding a fresh fruits and vegetables can be a challenge. Through the lens of their personal stories, the film examines issues of food access, the obesity crisis, immigration, and entrepreneurship.
MBE magazine examines affirmative action and procurement programs in the public and private sectors, and provides in-depth coverage of crucial issues affecting the growth and survival of minority- and woman-owned businesses. Each issue also features the success story of a prominent minority or female entrepreneur whose life and accomplishments may serve as a role model for others.