Online Service for New York Entrepreneurs

New York State just launched an online platform to ease the process for entrepreneurs interested in starting new ventures, and small business owners seeking to tap into business support programs and incentives to expand into new opportunities. New York Business Express is a user friendly one-stop-shop for all business related needs...

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NYS MWBE Disparity Study

Sheldon Anderson, communications director for Assemblywoman Crystal Peoples-Stokes, is a masters-level student at Buffalo State. He is conducting a study, the purpose of which is to conduct a summative program evaluation on the New York State MWBE program.  He will identify if the MWBE program has merit, whether it should...

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United Way – 2017 Board Leadership Training

Train for Nonprofit Board Service & Meet Nonprofits with Board and Committee Openings United Way Board Leadership Training is designed for those looking to grow their skills to the next leadership level – becoming effective board members and helping nonprofits meet an amazingly diverse range of community needs. Why participate? It’s good...

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WBFO highlights NAWBO’s joint speaker series with WEDI to further dialog with entrepreneurs from other countries

Source: http://news.wbfo.org/post/experts-launch-series-aimed-helping-entrepreneurs Date: January 16, 2017 Experts launch series aimed at helping entrepreneurs By AMANDA SNYDER, WBFO If you’ve ever launched a business or struggled to grow a new enterprise, you likely encountered numerous challenges. From grappling with legal and insurance issues, to mastering social media and fostering strong bonds with...

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The Owning It Speaker Series

NAWBO Buffalo Niagara and The Westminster Economic Development Initiative, Inc. have partnered on a speaker series on business development. “NAWBO’s overarching goal with this Series is to share the wealth of information and experiences of our women entrepreneurs. We believe collaborating and partnering with Buffalo’s emerging entrepreneurial community makes everyone...

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#OwningIt, Nancy Rizzo

Business: Nancy Rizzo Life & Mindset Navigation Coach Founder: Nancy Rizzo Industry: Life Coaching Nancy Rizzo is a Certified Life & Mindset Navigation™ Coach with trademarked systems that have created life-changing results for her clients over the past nine years. They answer the important question “How?” How do we successfully navigate and overcome...

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#OwningIt, Lynne Bona

Business: Mallare Enterprises, Inc. & Clean Sweep Industries of WNY, LLC (CSI) Founder: JoAnne Mallare (Mallare Enterprises, Inc.) & Michael, Jimmy, Jim, & Tom Mallare & Lynne Bona (CSI) Industry: Trucking/Transportation & Street and Parking Lot Sweeping   Lynne’s mother started the company in 1994 after raising 5 kids (4 boys and Lynne)....

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A Conversation With Kathy

A Conversation With Kathy NAWBO Buffalo-Niagara members were delighted to spend almost 90 minutes with our own Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul on Monday, October 3rd. Speaking at a joint summit of NAWBO and Amherst Chamber of Commerce members, Ms. Hochul commented that although women have made many strides, there remains...

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