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.