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Business Plan Winner: Chocoholics of the World, Get Ready!

In honor of National Chocolate Day, we're proud to say The Harlem Chocolate Factory is here to stay. This high-quality, locally-manufactured and responsibly-sourced “chocolate cultural experience” is the creation of Jessica Spaulding, owner, founder, and business plan winner.

The Immigrant Business Connection

A web portal that provides relevant information—in the language of their choosing—to New Americans wanting to start a business in New York City.

Helpful Resources


Business Events


  • Want to put your business out there and enhance your brand? SCORE invites you to participate in their evening seminar Six Steps to E-Publishing on Tuesday July 12, 2016 from 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM at The Library.
  • SCORE is presenting  morning seminar Leadership Essentials for Small Business Owners on Saturday July 16, 2016 from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM at The Library.
  • FastTrac NewVenture, a 40-hour program designed for aspiring and early stage entrepreneurs. The program will be held in June-July 2016 and in August-September 2016.


  • The next Startupalooza/iBreakfast is scheduled for Thursday June 30, 2016 from 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM at Rise New York.
  • The Harlem Community Development Corporation  invites you to Increase Your Chances of Getting a New York State Contract  at a FREE seminar on Thursday June 30, 2016 from 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM at the Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. State Office Building. To register contact the Harlem CDC at 212-961-4100 or at
  • SCORE's QuickBooks for Windows Desktop Hands-On Workshop gives you the opportunity to learn how to use this popular accounting software. This afternoon seminar is scheduled for Thursday July 7, 2016 from 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM.
  • The US Commercial Service and Global New York invite you to participate in a FREE presentation and interactive Vietnam Roundtable discussion on the best prospects for exporting US products and services to Vietnam on Monday July 11, 2016 from 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM at the Empire State Development office. To register or for further information contact Gabriel Gorre at or Carmela Mammas at
  • The 2016 New York Accounting Show is scheduled for Wednesday-Thursday July 13-14, 2016 from 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM  at the Pennsylvania Hotel.
  • Define your target market and learn the basics of creating website copy at SCORE's afternoon seminar How to Write Website Copy: Tell Your Clients What They Need to Know on Tuesday July 19, 2016 from 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM at 26 Federal Plaza.
  • Minorities in Tech [MiTech] invites you to attend their next Meet Up on  Tuesday July 19, 2016 from 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM at the Microsoft Flagship Store in Manhattan. There is a non refundable $10.00 fee.






Staten Island

Other Locations

  • The Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership's 2016 schedule of Next Level Webinars is now available. All webinars take place on the last Monday of the month from 8:30 PM -9:30 PM.
  • The European Patent Office is offering a series of webinars for patent information users. 

Notices & Press