Pou plis enfomasyon, tanpri kontakte:

Navigasyon P. Anderson
Direkte Devlopman Ekonomik
(718) 286-3157
[email protected]

Biwo Prezidan Borough la ap travay estratejikman e kolaborativman pou sipote kominote biznis ren an, ki gen ladan chanm Komes, 13 Distri amelyorasyon biznis, oganizasyon ki pa pwofi ak koporasyon yo devlopman lokal yo amelyore kominote a biznis, ak sipote devlopman travay avanse epi ankouraje kwasans lan nan souf la nan Rens.

Scroll desann pou aprann kek nan pi gwo inisyativ devlopman ekonomik sou wout, koutwazi biwo Pwezidan Borough la. 

Queens Tech + Innovation Challenge

Developed and presented in partnership with the Queens Economic Development Corporation (QEDC), the Queens Tech + Innovation Challenge is a multi-month competition for Queens-based entrepreneurs in search of funding. The initiative includes entrepreneurial classes, one-on-one mentorship opportunities and networking events to help applicants develop their pitches, which will be heard by a panel of judges in Spring 2023.

The QTIC will be divided into five categories: Urban Tech, Big Data and Artificial Intelligence, Aviation and Hospitality Technology, Community, and Food-Based.

To participate in the QTIC, interested individuals must first complete an intake form and a 2-page application prior to March 1, 2023. Along with the application, entrepreneurs must submit a video pitch of up to three minutes long, as well as a three-year financial projection. The intake form and application are not required to be completed simultaneously.

Interested individuals must be Queens-based entrepreneurs age 18 and older and will be required to attend a minimum of four online workshops hosted by QEDC, among other criteria, in order to apply. For the full list of eligibility requirements and instructions on how to apply, click here.

After applying, entrepreneurs will be able to connect with QEDC advisors for one-on-one mentoring sessions and attend a variety of QTIC networking events in the coming months. In Spring 2023, 15 finalists will be selected — three from each category — to participate in Pitch Day, with each finalist pitching their start-up to a panel of judges. One winner will be declared in each category and awarded with $20,000 in funding.

Ren ti Pwogram Sibvansyon Sibvansyon

Queens Borough Prezidan Donovan Richards, an patenarya ak Minisipalite Vil la ak Pouswit, te lanse Pwogram Ren ti Biznis Grant pou bay resous pou ti biznis yo ki enpak pa COVID-19. Atrave yon don jenere $17.5 milyon dola nan Steve Cohen, Minisipalite vil la te patene avek oganizasyon kominote a pou ofri 15 milyon dola vo sibvansyon a Queens ti biznis yo bezwen jiska $20,000 pou sipote depans operasyonel yo.

Nan yon efo pou sipote ti biznis rekiperasyon, Prezidan Borough Prezidan Richards te travay avek Koporasyon Ekonomik Vil New York Pou Devlopman Ekonomik (NYCEDC) pou bay Queens ki baze sou ti biznis yo ak machann ki se minorite ki posede, sitiye nan youn nan zon yo COVID-19 pi difisil frape oswa kominote ki ba-ak modere-revni (LMI) ak resous finansye yo. 

Plis pase 750 antite te apwouve pou finansman pou sibvansyon pou sibvansyon plis pase $18,000. Klike la a pou plen Ren ti estatistik Pwogram Sibvansyon Grant.