The New York City Department of Small Business Services offers a number of educational programs that assist woman and minority entrepreneurs, including courses on planning and operations, creating a business plan and more. These programs are a great resource for new business owners who are just starting out. But for established businesses that are seeking […]
Month: November 2018
Doing Business in NYC? Know the Laws That Apply to You
Minority and woman entrepreneurs have a lot to think about. Running a start-up is challenging, and especially so for MWBEs, who tend to have limited access to financial and human capital and few professional mentors. That’s one reason why it’s critical for owners of emerging businesses to know what laws apply to them. Not only […]
What Is Tech Transfer and How Can MWBEs Get Involved?
Tech Transfer, or T2, is the process through which ideas and innovations are translated into marketable products, typically through licensing agreements or franchises. Also known as Lab to Market, the term is used in a number of contexts, but its application for MWBEs lies primarily in partnering with the federal government. How Tech Transfer Works […]
Join the MBDA at the InVision Tour
The Minority Business Development Agency is beginning a five-city tour in Atlanta, Georgia next month. The tour aims to educate minority innovators, industrialists, inventors and entrepreneurs about the many resources available in over 300 federal laboratories across the United States. The focus will be on building wealth and creating jobs through the use of science, […]
Is a Joint Venture a Good Idea for Your MWBE?
If you’re a minority or woman business owner, you know all too well the many challenges that MWBEs face. Of these, perhaps the most significant is capacity — even with the assistance of MWBE programs, many small companies simply don’t have the capacity to bid on large projects or to compete successfully against larger firms. […]