Resources

What can SBMA and WHEDco do for my business?

SBMA and WHEDco can connect you to no-cost resources to help your business thrive, including:

  • Business workshops and trainings
  • One-on-one legal advice and lease review
  • Advisors to help businesses avoid fines
  • Assistance finding financial services and opportunities

Contact us today to find out how we can help your business by emailing us at business@whedco.org.

Are you looking for financial, legal, or marketing assistance to help build or grow your business? Download WHEDco’s South Bronx Business Resources Guide to find no-cost or low-cost resources available to small businesses.


 

Free Business Courses

Building your Own Business Website 1 Session, Bronx 5/20/2019

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

In the past, building a business website could be expensive and complicated. But today, there are website builders that are affordable and easy-to-use for almost any entrepreneur.

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Next Level Services for Goods & Services M/WBEs: Advanced QuickBooks(TM) Workshop

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

 

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Taller de WE Master | Dinero: Crédito con UMEZ

Organized by Women Entrepreneurs NYC

Únete a WE NYC y a UMEZ para participar en el taller de WE Master Dinero: Crédito.

WE Master Dinero: Crédito es un taller sin costo donde puedes aprender a cómo mejorar tu crédito y el impacto que éste puede tener en tu negocio.

Este taller cubre los siguientes temas:

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Getting Certified as a Minority & Women-Owned Business (M/WBE) Webinar, 1 Session, Bronx 5/21/2019

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

If you want to do business with the government, getting certified as a Minority & Women-Owned Business Enterprise (M/WBE) can help you to accomplish that goal! Getting certified as a Minority & Women-Owned Business Enterprise (M/WBE) gives you exclusive access to opportunities to sell to government, networking events, inclusion in the City's Online Directory of Certified Businesses and offers many other benefits.

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How to Start Your Business

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

How to Start Your Business

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SIBL Free One-On-One Business Counseling Sessions By Appointment

Organized by Pace University Small Business Development Center


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NYC M/WBE Harvest -- May. 2019

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

Are you ready to submit your application for NYC M/WBE certification or recertification? If so, the M/WBE Harvest is for you.

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SBS-PTAC: Cost Estimating for Professional Service Firms, 05/22/2019

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

Who Should Attend:

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NYC M/WBE Recertification Webinar

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

With the launch of SBS Connect, the City of New York's user-friendly, online application portal for MWBEs, recertifying is easier than ever.

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Protect Your Business: Prepare for Business Disruptions

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services


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SBS-PTAC: "Blueprint Reading/Specifications - Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (Part II)", 5/23/2019

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

Blueprint Reading/Specifications (Part II)

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NYC M/WBE Recertification Webinar

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

With the launch of SBS Connect, the City of New York's user-friendly, online application portal for MWBEs, recertifying is easier than ever.

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WE Connect & AMP NYC Event: Rethinking Your Pitch

Organized by Women Entrepreneurs NYC

Ask any entrepreneur what their biggest challenge in launching their business is, and it often comes down to one word: funding. 

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Choosing the Right Legal Structure for Your Business & Protecting Your Personal Assets, 1 Session, Bronx, 5/23/2019

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

This training will focus on the pros and cons of the various types of legal forms available to small business owners as well as other considerations to help determine how to set up the business.  At this training a lawyer will also discuss best practices to protect personal assets after forming a business entity and common legal mistakes to avoid that could lead to loss of limited liability protection.    

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Taller de WE Master | Dinero: Financiamiento con UMEZ

Organized by Women Entrepreneurs NYC

WE NYC y UMEZ te invitan al taller de WE Master Dinero: Financiamiento.

WE Master Dinero: Financiamiento es un taller sin costo donde puedes aprender sobre de las diferentes opciones para financiar tu negocio, cómo comunicarse con inversionistas y conocer a representantes de fuentes alternativas de préstamos.

Además, vamos a hablar de cómo empezar una campaña de crowdfunding (financiamiento colectivo) para que aproveches del programa de WE Fund Crowd, el cual ofrece:

  • Campañas de crowdfunding (financiamiento colectivo) con la plataforma de Kiva

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SBS-PTAC: Selling to Government (afternoon session), 5/28/2019

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

Learn how the government can become your customer!

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Next Level Bonding & Financial Management Services: QuickBooks for Contractors Clinic

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

 

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First Step to Starting a Business, 1 Session, Bronx 5/29/2019

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

The goal of this course is to help you understand what it means to be a successful entrepreneur in New York City.

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Next Level Services for Goods & Services M/WBEs Webinar: Does Your Business Plan Still Work For You?

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

 

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WE Legal Clinic with Skadden LLP 05/29/2019

Organized by Women Entrepreneurs NYC

WE NYC is partnering with Skadden LLP to host a WE Legal Clinic! 

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SBS-PTAC: "MWBE Certified: What's Next?", 05/30/2019

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services


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Madres y Empresarias: Testimonios Para Crecer

Organized by Women Entrepreneurs NYC

Escucha el testimonio de madres y mujeres empresarias que compartirán las decisiones que toman día a día para definir sus prioridades y sus tácticas para organizarse a fin de mantener este balance. Aprende a como recuperar el control sobre tu propio tiempo y crear espacios para lo que realmente valoras en tu vida.

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Next Level Construction Services Webinar - Does Your Business Plan Still Work for Your Construction Business?

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

 

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SBS-PTAC Selling to Government (morning session), 6/4/2019

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

Learn how the government can become your customer!

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Minority & Women-Owned Business Enterprise Certification Workshop - 6/04/19

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

There are now more opportunities for certified Minority- and Women-owned Business Enterprises (M/WBE) to bid on public contracts, increase their capacity and effectively contribute to the City's economy. This workshop is conducted by trained certification analysts who will guide you through the certification process so you can get your application right the first time!

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Food Retail: Operating Like a Pro, 1 Session, Bronx 6/04/2019

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

 By the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Create a personalized checklist for daily operations that can reduce costs;

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SIBL Free One-On-One Business Counseling Sessions By Appointment

Organized by Pace University Small Business Development Center


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How to Select the Right Business Structure, Upper Manhattan, 6/5/19

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

 1 Session; 2 Hours

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WE Master Money: Credit at BKLYN Commons, 06/05/2019

Organized by Women Entrepreneurs NYC

Do you know your credit score? Do you know what its impact is on your business?

WE NYC, the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce and BKLYN Commons invite you to the WE Master Money: Credit workshop. This workshop is part of a series designed to help women entrepreneurs gain knowledge about credit building as a basis for improving personal finances and access to capital for one's business.

Learn how to improve your credit and its impact on your business through workshops and one-on-one sessions with a certified financial counselor.

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Restaurant Management Bootcamp, 1 Session, Bronx 06/11/2019

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

Total course hours: 1 session, for 2 hours.

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Signing a Commercial Lease, Upper Manhattan, 6/11/19

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

Business owners know that securing the right commercial space is an important decision, but many are not prepared to enter the lease negotiation process. By effectively negotiating a lease agreement before signing it, small business owners can avoid costly mistakes in the future. This course offers useful steps you can take to prepare for negotiating a commercial lease that serves your interests and minimizes risks. The course instructors are attorneys who have counseled both landlords and tenants on lease agreements and can share practical strategies for success.

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WE Connect Mentor Session | Karen Mitchell on Social Media Marketing at Alley

Organized by Women Entrepreneurs NYC

Karen Mitchell is a noted Hair Extension Expert and Owner of the True Indian Hair Franchise under the Umbrella True Hair Company. The Jamaican born, Brooklyn bred entrepreneur is a licensed cosmetologist who has spent over a decade in the hair care industry. 

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