Today marks the opening of the third application period for the International Innovators Initiative (IN2NYC), a City-led program that helps international entrepreneurs expand or relocate their businesses to New York City by facilitating collaborative partnerships that qualify them to apply for cap-exempt H-1B visas.
NYCEDC is seeking an operator with a large entrepreneurship network, proven business-development success, and experience with securing and managing real estate to develop and launch the Urban Technology Growth Hub.
The Bronx Business Bridge is part of NYCEDC’s Low Income Fast Track Entrepreneurship Program (LIFT), designed to connect New Yorkers from low-income neighborhoods with opportunities to grow their business and help alleviate key challenges that prevent many from moving up the economic ladder. The Bronx Business Bridge Incubator provides approximately 30 flexible workstations and conference room space to premier start-ups and small businesses. The incubator hosts a suite of services fine-tuned to help guide entrepreneurs towards success.
This innovative business accelerator program, operated in partnership with SBS, NYCHA, Citi and Hot Bread Kitchen, empowers NYCHA residents to start and grow food businesses as part of New York City’s efforts to support entrepreneurs across communities.
On January 21, BXL Business Incubator celebrated its 2015 launch and rebranding with its new operator, Business Outreach Center, and NYCEDC as its sponsor. Let's meet some of the entrepreneurs who are part of this community.