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Ready? Set. Go!

January 23, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm



January 23, 2020
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Queens Borough Hall, Room G110
120-55 Queens Blvd
Kew Gardens, NY 11424 United States

Ready? Set. Go!  is a 90-minute free workshop that takes you all the things you need to think about when going into business.  It provides a general overview of what it takes to start a business; legal considerations and what it takes to fund a new venture.  The workshop is taught by a small business expert, a lawyer, and a financier.

About the Speakers

Seth Bornstein is the director of the Queens Economic Development Corporation with over forty years’ experience in helping entrepreneurs start or grow their own small businesses. While working at the QEDC, his accomplishments include: the opening of the Entrepreneur Space, a commercial kitchen business incubator in Long Island City; MiQ ™ (Made in Queens) that helps local artisans market their products; specialized programs for immigrant, minority and low-income entrepreneurs; and the expansion of the Queens Tourism Council.

Thomas Farrell is a lawyer with a great deal of experience with contracts, employment matters, and regulatory compliance. He offers a combination of programs and practices to owners of small- and medium-sized businesses, largely designed to prevent them from being sued or from being investigated by government agencies.  

QEDC hosts the Queens Women's Business Center. QEDC encourages all women to participate in this and all other QEDC programs.

The Queens Women's Business Center is Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disability if requested at least two weeks in advance.

This program is supported in part through funding from Empire State Development.

This program is supported in part through funding from the office of the Queens Borough President.


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