BOC WBC at BXL Business Incubator
1231 Lafayette Avenue
Bronx, NY 10474United States
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 -
9:00am to 10:30am
The Business Outreach Center Network (BOC) and the Small Business Administration (SBA) is excited to invite and host the Bronx community, local entrepreneurs, local elected officials and program partners to join us in celebrating the opening of the BOC Bronx Women's Business Center with an SBA grant.. Please join us for the announcement of the new Women's Business Center serving women entrepreneurs and small business owners in the Bronx and Upper Manhattan and Press Conference with Anthony Jordan, DD, Ramon Cabral DDD of Congressman Jose E. Serrano Office and Steve Bulger, RA and Beth Goldberg, DD of SBA. When: Wednesday, May 16th at 9:00 AM Where: BOC Women's Business Center, Bronx co-located at BXL Business Incubator (1231 Lafayette Ave. Bronx, NY) What: Press conference to announce the opening of the Bronx WBC Who: The Deputy District Director, Anthony Jordan District Director of Congressman Serrano, Ramon Cabral SBA Regional II Adminstrator, Steve Bulger, NY SBA Director, Beth Goldberg About SBA Women's Business Centers The SBA Women's Business Centers (WBCs) represent a national network of over 100 educational centers throughout the United States and its territories, which are designed to assist women in starting and growing small businesses. WBCs seek to "level the playing field" for women entrepreneurs, who still face unique obstacles in the business world. About the Business Outreach Center Network Business Outreach Center (BOC) Network’s mission is to improve the economic prospects of traditionally underserved groups, with a focus on low- and moderate-income entrepreneurs and their communities, and thereby create genuinely brighter futures. BOC has operated an award winning Women's Business Center in Brooklyn and Staten Island since 2004. Working with a network of collaborating member organizations, BOC's service model is designed to drive inclusive business growth and to support entrepreneurs at every stage of business development. Its affiliate loan fund, BOC Capital Corp., provides affordable capital to small businesses through microloans up to $50,000 and contract-based loans up to $500,000. About Washington Heights and Inwood Development Corporation (WBC partner in Upper Manhattan) The Washington Heights and Inwood Development Corporation (WHIDC) is a member of BOC Network. WHIDC's microlending and small business assistance services are aimed at assisting local women and immigrant entrepreneurs. WHIDC programs are designed to leverage business development potential within the community.