Start-Up '12

You are receiving information as a participant in the Seventh Annual Queens StartUP! Business Plan Competition. You are among the first of our clients to sign-up for FREE legal advice and get specific information tailored to your needs as a StartUP! entrepreneur.
FREE Small Business Legal Clinic
Wednesday, Dec. 5, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

The Neighborhood Entrepreneur Law Project will offer free 30-minute consultations with attorneys to assist small business owners and entrepreneurs. You should attend only if you have legal questions, such as:

  • Do you need help deciding whether or not to incorporate?
  • Do you have questions about contracts?
  • Are you planning to rent a storefront or renew your commercial lease?
THIS SATURDAY: Develop Your Financial Statements - Learn The Numbers Behind Your Business 
Nov. 24, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Click here to register for free

  Money Symbol

This session will focus on the following topics:

- Income Statement (Profit & Loss)

- Balance Sheet (Assets, Liability, and Equity) 

- Cash Flow Projections (How to Determine Future Sales) 

- Financial Assumptions (Communicate Your Business Success)

Speaker: Franklin Mora, Deputy Director of QEDC
Find Market Research at Your Fingertips at the Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL)  Market Research
Nov. 28, 3:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. - Click here for more information


This session will provide an overview of selected sources -- print and electronic -- for finding market research and reports. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis. 


 Kauffman Sketchbook - "Go Be An Entrepreneur"  
Kauffman Sketchbook -  
Check Out This Video To 'Plan For Action' 
Should you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me directly at my e-mail below. Remember, QEDC business advisors are here to help you start and grow your business!

Best regards,

Franklin Mora
Deputy Director 
Queens Economic Development Corporation 
In This Newsletter
Free Legal Advice
This Saturday
Find Market Research
Plan For Action (Video)
StartUP! Calendar
12/3 - Overview of Business Planning
12/5 - Sales and Marketing Strategies
12/10 - Operations & Management Team
12/12 - Financial Statements
Only With QEDC
Can't make it to our workshops? Purchase an online recording for any of the sessions above.
Perfect Your Pitch 
On Nov. 28, the Women's Business Center will host a Power Breakfast with guest speaker Malla Haridat, a small business consultant who will help attendees develop their own unique selling propositions. Register Now!
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The Queens Economic Development Corporation gratefully acknowledges the support of the following: the Board of QEDC; Capital One Bank; Citi; Con Edison; Emily Lin & Associates Architects; International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local #3; National Grid; New York City Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn and the Queens Delegation; New York City Department of Small Business Services; New York City Economic Development Corporation; New York Mets; New York State Assembly; New York State Empire State Development Corporation; New York State Senate; NYC & Company, Office of the Queens Borough President and Helen M. Marshall; Small Business Administration; TD Bank Foundation; YouNoodle; Queens Library; and the United Brotherhood of Carpenters & Joiners of America.


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