Newsletter

August 2021 Newsletter

The August 2021 newsletter recaps the New York State Pandemic Recovery Grant program and our webinar in partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) NY District Office covering government contracting, procurement resources, and relevant SBA certifications. It also highlights our ‘Developing Your Brand Story and Assets’ workshop led by Lubin School of Business Professor Peggy Kim; new grants and loans posted to our dedicated Covid-19 Small Business Resource Page; and the issuance of the 2020 New York SBDC Annual Report which features our client La Palapa.

May 2021 Newsletter

The May 2021 newsletter highlights the latest updates on the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG), and the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF). It spotlights our past student interns recent career experiences and shares the COVID-19 success story of our cafe client, Bushwick Grind. It also heralds our new Hiring Resources webpage which provides detailed instructions on how to list a job on Pace University’s Career Services site and shares a link to a post-pandemic business survey being managed by the Lubin School of Business student-run research center in partnership with the business councils of New York State and Westchester. It wraps up with news of our recent Sales Strategies for Small Businesses webinar led by Lubin School of Business Professor Harvey Markovitz.

April 2021 Newsletter

The April 2021 newsletter highlights the latest updates on calculating Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans, the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG), and the Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) payment deferment period and loan maximum. It also recounts National SBDC Day, in which the Pace SBDC united with the nearly 1,000 Small Business Development Centers nationwide to celebrate our clients' stories. It also showcases Pace SBDC client success story Brooklyn Braised;  our hosting of a 7(a), 504, and Microloan Debt Relief Program webinar; and the latest addition to our Pace SBDC team, student intern Luanne Dinh.

February 2021 Newsletter

The February 2021 newsletter highlights recent updates to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program, and the New York Forward Loan Fund (NYFLF) program; plus, the success story of our client, NAME GLO, that applied for COVID-19 small-biz financial assistance and secured PPP and EIDL funds totaling $200k; as well as upcoming webinars on trademark basicschoosing a business entity structure, and tax compliance and the Pandemic Cares Act.

December 2020 Newsletter

The December 2020 newsletter highlights #ShopSmall and the Small Business “season,” an opportunity for owners to boost pre-holiday sales, the launch of two new NYC loan and grant programs, the success story of Pace SBDC client QUA INC., winner of a National Institutes of Health $150,000 Small Business Innovation Research grant, a staff achievement award for our colleague, Sr. Business Advisor Rawle E. Brown, and the addition of Business Advisor, Susan Gluck, and Student Intern, Joseph Peterson, to our team.

March 2020 Newsletter

The March 2020 newsletter highlights the America’s SBDC Client Showcase and Pace SBDC client Geopipe, as well as the Small Business Lenders Panel & Networking event we co-hosted with the SBA. You’ll also find government procurement tips, info on client success story StoolYoga, and Pace SBDC Business Advisor Anish Thakkar being selected for the Coro NY Neighborhood Leadership program.

January 2020 Newsletter

The January 2020 newsletter highlights our upcoming workshop calendar that features sessions on topics such as small business accounting, sales strategies and intellectual property rights. You’ll also find recent client success story The Happy Glow and information about the NY StartUP! 2020 Business Plan Competition and National SBDC Day.

November 2019 Newsletter

The November newsletter highlights our website's new Marketing and Sales resource page as well as the Small Business Lenders Panel & Networking Event we co-hosted with the SBA. You’ll also find information about our recent client success story , exciting news about Small Business Saturday and NYSBDC Webinars available for the small businesses.

September 2019 Newsletter

The September newsletter highlights the NYSBDC Pitch Competition as well as a segment about our center by 1010 WINS. You’ll also find a feature on client success story Fortis Contractors LLC, legislative changes to the NYS MWBE program, and our team’s new intern.

June 2019 Newsletter

The June newsletter highlights the Excellence & Innovation Awards our center received from the U.S. Small Business Administration as part of National Small Business Week, as well as a recap of NYSBDC staff training. You’ll also find a feature on client success story Geopipe, financial incentives through the NYS Regional Economic Development Council, and small business hurricane season preparation recommendations.

April 2019 Newsletter

The April newsletter highlights our recent Visit to Washington where we met NYS congressional representatives and other NYSBDC members. You’ll also find information about our Small Business Lenders Panel & Networking Event, our recent client success story and exciting news about National Small Business Week.

February 2019 Newsletter

The February newsletter highlights our recent Small Business Lenders Forum & Networking session that provided entrepreneurs with practical strategies for financing their business venture, and a feature on client success story Downtown Yarns. You’ll also find our upcoming small business workshop calendar, recent press coverage in AmericanExpress.com, and information about National SBDC Day.

November 2018 Newsletter

The November newsletter highlights our new lead generation resource guide to help entrepreneurs acquire new clients. You’ll also find a feature on client success story Kweer Cards,which won the win the $15,000 first prize at the NY StartUP! 2018 Business Plan Competition, as well as information about the National Small Business Week Awards and how your small business can be a part of Small Business Saturday.

October 2018 Newsletter

Our October newsletter provides insights on pursuing Government contracts, reference to our free workshops to help you start and grow your small business, and detail on the New York State MWBE Forum. You’ll also find a feature on client success story Smooth Pops. which won top prize at the Queens StartUP! Competition, and a recap of our visit with SBDC colleagues from ITESO in Guadalajara, Mexico.

July 2018 Newsletter

Our July newsletter explores what we’ve been up to this summer. You’ll learn about our third cohort of the MWBE & Small Business Contractor Training Program with Turner Construction, some social media tips to help your bottom line, our latest success story Earth Angel, a recap of the NYSBDC annual staff training conference, and more.

May 2018 Newsletter

Our May newsletter features events that Pace SBDC hosted and participated in for National Small Business Week, as well as our exciting collaboration with Turner Construction Company on the MWBE & Small Business Contractor Training Program. You can also read about our recent client success story 'Roxy Hair Studio' who was able to open up her own hair salon, and information on resources available through NYS’ Regional Economic Development Council.


March 2018 Newsletter

Our March newsletter delves into the recent trip Pace University SBDC director, Andrew Flamm's took to Washington D.C to discuss the future of small business with congressional leaders, our recent partnership with renovation matchmaking platform, Sweeten, and our upcoming workshops. You'll also find our latest success story about Arepera Guacuco, a client we've worked with for the past 9 years, and in information about National SBDC Day.

January 2018 Newsletter

Our first newsletter of 2018 is filled with valuable resources to help you start the new year on the right track. It shares a spotlight story about our partnership with crowdfunding platform, Kiva, as well as our workshop calendar that features sessions on topics such as small business accounting, financial statements and franchising. You can also read our latest success story about Storyscape and how they won a $50,000 pitch competition.

November 2017 Newsletter

Our November newslettershares Pace SBDC director Andrew Flamm’s participation on a small business finance panel hosted by Congresswoman Nydia Velasquez, along with our partnership with TruFund Financial Services on a small business finance panel and a pitch competition. If you weren’t able to attend our build a small business website workshop with Wix you can read our re-cap of the night. You can also read about our success story about our client Pizza Magari who was able to open up their first location with the help of our business advisor, and find information about the SBA’s 7(a) and 504 small business loan programs.

September 2017 Newsletter

Our September Newsletter contains valuable information including marketing strategies for the holiday season along with a spotlight story on our partnership with the Neighborhood Entrepreneur Law Project and upcoming legal workshops. You can also read our latest success story about The Neon Tea Party's journey with the SBDC on developing a business plan and sound cash-flow projections, positioning them for upward growth.

July 2017 Newsletter

Our July newsletter shares a story about the completion of this year's MWBE & Small Business Contractor Training Program held in partnership with Turner Construction Company, along with a spotlight story on our partnership with LMHQ. You can also read our latest success story about Kitchen Kitties' journey with the SBDC on developing a business plan and sound financial projections that enabled them to make significant progress on their bottom line.

April 2017 Newsletter

Our April newsletter shares a recap of the legal workshops we hosted with the City Bar Justice Center as well as a highlight of the partnership we've established with the New York Public Library's Business Library (SIBL). You'll can also read our latest success story about how a website transformation led Dog Cakes for Dogs to increased sales.

February 2017 Newsletter

Our latest newsletter reflects on a Small Business Lending Panel and a forum on economic opportunity the Pace SBDC co-hosted this past month, as well as upcoming legal workshops to help entrepreneurs learn more about forming and protecting your business. You’ll also find our latest success story on our clients that just opened a new business in Bushwick, Brooklyn.

January 2017 Newsletter

In our first newsletter of the year, we discuss Pace SBDC's most recent happenings.