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The Immigrant Business Connection

The Immigrant Business Connection is a web portal to help New Americans start a business in New York City by providing them with relevant information in the language of their choosing.

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Redes Sociales Para Su Negocio. Helena Escalante

En esta presentación usted aprenderá cómo utilizar las redes sociales (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) para su negocio con el fin de crear una comunidad de seguidores...

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Biz2Credit, Profiting from an Overlooked Market

Overlooked immigrant market creates opportunity for Indian entrepreneur.

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Jazz Guitarist Becomes Web Entrepreneur

South African Gary Levitt came to New York to play jazz. Six years later he’s built a $5 million email marketing business.

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Helpful Resources

The Manhattan Chamber of Commerce is presenting a morning seminar Thinking Outside of the Bank: a Deep-Dive on Alternative Lending for Small Businesses on Tuesday April 22, 2014 from 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM in Manhattan.

The United States Patent and Trademark Office [USPTO] is presenting an evening seminar Introduction to Design Patents on Tuesday April 22, 2014 from 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM at Cornell Tech in Manhattan.

The Manhattan Chamber of Commerce is launching a new initiative The MCC Executive Series: a Brand Called You  on Wednesday April 23, 2014 from 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM.

The Better Business Bureau is presenting a FREE breakfast briefing BBB Standards for Charity Accountability and BBB Charity Seal Program on Wednesday April 23, 2014 from 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM in Manhattan.

The Baruch College Small Business Development Center presents the second workshop in their Senior Entrepreneurship Workshop Series that targets the growing population of senior entrepreneurs. Simple Strategies of E-Mail  Marketing is scheduled for Wednesday April 23, 2014 from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM at Baruch College, Feld Center for Entrepreneurship.

The Small Business Administration [SBA] and the United States Patent and Trademark Office [USPTO] are co-sponsoring a FREE webinar Intellectual Property Webinar Series: Trademarks on Thursday April 24, 2014 at 1:00 PM ET.

The Workshop in Business Opportunities [WIBO] is presenting a loan fair How to Capitalize and Finance Your Business Day on Thursday April 24, 2014 from 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM at BNY Mellon in Manhattan.

The Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership's Next Level Webinar Series continues on April 28, 2014 with What Does the Affordable Care Act Mean for Your Business? The webinar runs from 8:30 PM - 9:30 PM.

NYC Business Solutions presents a FREE afternoon seminar MWBE Seminario Para Certificacion de Negocios de Minorias y Mujeres on Thursday April 24, 2014 from 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM at the Queens Business Outreach Center.

Capital One and Con Edison are presenting the 16th Annual Staten Island Economic Development  [SIEDC] Business Conference on Wednesday April 30, 2014 from 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM at the Hilton Garden Inn. Admission to the seminars and vending room is FREE. 

Learn about health insurance for entrepreneurs, small business owners, and employees at Start Small Think Big's Affordable Health Insurance + You program from 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM on Wednesday April 30, 2014 at the Sunshine Bronx Business Incubator.

The Science, Industry and Business Library [SIBL] is presenting a FREE evening seminar Trademarks and Brand Protection for Your Business on Tuesday May 6, 2014 from 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM.

The Manhattan Chamber of Commerce is launching a new initiative The MCC Innovation Showcase: BioTech as an Emerging Industry in NYC on Thursday May 8, 2014 from 6;00 PM - 8:00 PM.

The Science, Industry and Business Library [SIBL] is presenting a FREE evening seminar Copyright Strategies For Your Business on Tuesday May 13, 2014 from 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM.

Internet Week New York is scheduled for May 19-25, 2014. Visit their website for a listing of planned of events.

The SUNY/Levin Institute and NYC Business Solutions is launching a FREE new series FastTrac NewVenture for the Female Entrepreneur. The first of seven all-day sessions begins on Thursday May 22, 2014 in Manhattan.

Registration is now open for the Market New York Expo scheduled for Thursday May 29, 2014 at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Manhattan.

Registration is now open for the 7th Annual Next Level Competition  sponsored by the Workshop In Business Opportunities [WIBO] and the Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership. Registration closes on June 5, 2014 at 5:00 PM.

The International Franchise EXPO is scheduled for June 19-21, 2014 at the Javits Center in Manhattan.

Start-Up NY - New York State Empire Development - is creating tax free zones across the state for new and expanding businesses.

Entrepreneurship Glossary with translation into Spanish, French, Persian and Arabic. Also translations of other documents.

StartUp New York is the leading resource for small businesses affected by Hurricane Sandy.

NYC Business Solutions-Get Your Business Launched!

NYC launches new health insurance website for small business owners

Small group meeting rooms available at no charge

Funding for seed stage NYC tech companies

Urban Interns: Find Part-Time Assistants or Part Time Jobs

Entrepreneurs Reap Volumes from Research Libraries (article about SIBL from TheStreet.Com

Questions about your business credit? Visit Experian's BusinessCreditFacts.com

Need NYC statistics? Visit NYCdata