Commercial Lease Negotiation

November 13, 2019

Are you in the process of starting a new business and interested in renting a commercial space but don’t know where to start?

 

The Pace University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) has partnered with the City Bar Justice Center’s Neighborhood Entrepreneur Law Project (NELP) and the Downtown Alliance to bring you legal professionals who will present on the basics of commercial leasing. They will provide you with key point information on topics ranging from research you should do before deciding on a space, what you should look for in a written lease, selecting an appropriate lease term, to issues that may arise once you’ve signed the lease.

 

After the presentation, there will be time for Q&A to address any follow up questions or concerns you may have. Attendees will also learn about free and low-cost 1:1 legal assistance available through the City Bar Justice Center.

Strategies to Accelerate Revenue Growth

November 06, 2019

To create a high growth company business owners need the mindset, tools and resources iconic CEOs use every day to take their corporations to the next level. For this session the Pace SBDC partnered with the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program to offer a sample 10kSB class to help attendees identify most pressing barriers to growth and practical hands on action steps, tools and resources to effect change.

 

As part of the session, the Pace SBDC highlights its range of business assistance and how our team can help entrepreneurs implement growth strategies, and arranges 1:1 sessions with our business advisors.

New York SBDC Pitch Workshop Series & Competition

October 30, 2019

The Pace SBDC will host a section of the New York SBDC Pitch Workshop Series & Competition. The two-part series reviews how to develop your pitch; and provides feedback to help turn future opportunity into new business. A third session will be held at Columbia University in November, where those interested may pitch to panelists for a cash award.

 

Please keep in mind that you must register through our center to be part of the cohort, and that we have limited capacity.

Legal Clinic w/NELP

October 02, 2019

The Pace University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is partnering with the Neighborhood Entrepreneur Law Project to host a legal clinic to provide entrepreneurs with free 30-minute one-on-one sessions with an attorney regarding their small business legal issues. Frequently discussed topics include: business structure, incorporation, contracts and agreements, commercial leasing, and intellectual property protection.

 

Please note you must register through our center in advance and arrange an appointment for a designated time, and walk-ins can't be accommodated at this time.

Intellectual Property Rights For Entrepreneurs

October 02, 2019

Intellectual Property Rights for Entrepreneurs hosted by Pace University Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

 

Have you developed an innovative product or service, and find yourself hesitant to share it with prospective investors or partners because you don’t want to see your concept stolen or duplicated? We've partnered with the City Bar Justice Center’s Neighborhood Entrepreneur Law Project to bring you legal professionals who will help you navigate through the intricacies of intellectual property law to better protect your ideas and business concepts.

After the presentation, there will be time for Q&A to address any follow up questions or concerns you may have. Attendees will also learn about free and low-cost 1:1 legal assistance available through the City Bar Justice Center.

Meet the Small Business Lenders

September 25, 2019

​Are you an existing small business owner or an aspiring entrepreneur in need of financing for your business? Then come meet small business lenders at this free forum hosted by the Pace University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and the US Small Business Administration (SBA).

The session will include a panel featuring small business lenders who will highlight what they look for when evaluating a loan application, their typical loan terms, and the documents needed to apply. Before and after the panel, attendees will have the opportunity to meet one-on-one with lenders as well as SBA reps to assess the source of capital that is best suited for your business needs.

Whether you’re looking to expand your current operations or to launch a new venture, this session will provide practical strategies to finance your small business.

Agenda
09:00AM - Registration, networking, meet the lenders (1:1 sessions) & light breakfast

10:00AM- 11:30AM – Small Business Lender Panel

11:30AM-1:00PM – Small Business Lender tabling & additional networking

Government Procurement Strategies

September 24, 2019

The Pace University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is partnering with the US Small Business Administration (SBA) to help entrepreneurs identify and respond to government contract opportunities, as well as deliver on those contracts for which they are selected. The workshop will highlight contracting resources available for small businesses and strategies for how to increase your likelihood of obtaining contracts from government agencies and prime contractors.


•Understand the systems involved in government contracting
•Learn about the contracting support for small businesses provided by the Small Business Administration
•Learn more about how to increase your likelihood of obtaining contracts from the federal government and prime contractors


Government procurement reps will be on hand at end of workshop to answer any questions you may have.

Small Business Accounting Basics

September 18, 2019

As a Small Business Owner, it is critical to have a working understanding of accounting basics to enable you to make critical business decisions based on financial data and performance. Further, entrepreneurs should understand their business’ financial statements, which provide an accurate reflection of the health and profitability of your company.

Led by Pace University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Business Advisor Sandra Cely, this workshop will cover the fundamentals of accounting to help attendees be better equipped to handle their business' financials, including:

  • Accounting terms and procedures

  • Debits and credits

  • How to classify accounts and transactions

  • Introduction to financial statements (eg. Balance sheet, income statement, statement of cash flows) and what they measure

After the presentation, there will be time for Q&A with the Pace University SBDC team to learn more about the services our center offers to help small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs grow or launch their venture, all at no cost to our clients.

Business Entity Formation

September 17, 2019

Looking for guidance on how to form a company?

 

Lucky for you, Pace Small Business Development Center has partnered up with City Bar Justice Center to explain the different forms of business structure to help you choose the right one for your business. The presenting attorney will describe the respective benefits and tax implications of each structure, as well as the steps and corresponding costs associated with each.

After the presentation, we will have a Q&A to address any questions or concerns you may have. Attendees will also learn about free and low-cost 1:1 legal assistance available through the City Bar Justice Center.

Small Business Growth Strategies

July 17, 2019

Entrepreneurs face a range of challenges when growing their small business, from finding a niche in the market to building awareness for their product/service to identifying new clients to having the financial resources to deliver on new projects. ​Led by the Pace University Small Business Development Center (SBDC), this workshop will help identify strategies to help your small business grow.

The session will cover:
 

  • Business Planning & competitive advantage

  • Client Lead Generation

  • Cash flow & sources of financing

  • Formalizing your business practices


After the presentation, there will be time for Q&A with the Pace University SBDC team to learn more about the services our center offers to help small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs launch or grow their venture, all at no cost to our clients

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