NYC Playbook Weekly 3.14.18

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NYC Creators, Builders, Doers, Overachievers:  

NYC Playbook Weekly is your weekly dose of NYC business grants, opportunities, events, books, tools, our lessons learned and more to help you build your business in NYC. Let’s dive right in for this week, March 14, 2018:


OPPORTUNITIES

  • SheaMoisture fellowship for minority women entrepreneurs: (Due March 15th) Learn more here
  • Employee training grant from NYC Department of Small Business Services: Learn more here

  • National Institute of standards and technology Small Business Innovation Research grant: (Due April 8th) Learn more here

  • Discover more opportunities from our past NYC Playbook Weekly’s here

  • What other opportunities should we let the community know about?  


EVENTS AND PROGRAMS

  • Building an audience in NYC and beyond - March 17th  - Sign up  

  • Designing your NYC Business Journey - March 24 - Sign up

  • Funding your NYC Small Business - March 31 - Sign up

  • What events and programs are you attending over the next few weeks?


THE JOURNAL ARTICLES


WHAT HAPPENED THIS WEEK

  • Future NYC Moguls: We had the opportunity to give a talk to a group of 9 & 10-year-olds at PS5 in Brooklyn on how they can take their already existing businesses and expand it through marketing. Learn more here

  • We teamed up with Save our Streets Crown Heights to teach young people how to start an empire: We started a 7-week entrepreneurship program called ‘Start an Empire’ in partnership with S.O.S Crown Heights, which will guide young entrepreneurs through the steps needed to launch their own T-Shirt line this Spring. At Progress Playbook we are always looking to give back to the community and team up with local organizations to help young people.


TOOLS AND BOOKS WE DISCOVERED

  • The Impact Hub: The Impact Hub is a global network of co-working spaces for social enterprise businesses. They have a nice community of businesses, events, talks and resources for entrepreneurs looking to grow in the social enterprise space.  

  • What are some tools and books that you are using that we should know about?


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