How to Get Into a Startup Accelerator?

​Are you a tech founder and are thinking about applying for an accelerator? Do you know how the accelerator selects candidates and what makes a company or an entrepreneur stand out ? To answer those questions, we're excited to have Tristan Bel, Program Director of Urban-X, a leading urbantech accelerator in NYC, join us for […]

Setting up the Corporate Structure for your Tech Startup

​Do you know when is the right time to incorporate your company? Should it be C-corp, S-corp or LLC? Is Delaware a must for tech startups? What are some key tax items to look out for? To answer those questions, we are excited to have the attorney Sarah Besson join us for this workshop.

Ready, Set, Go!

About the Webinar:
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. 

About the Speakers:
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.

Roy Pellicano ran an IT services company for over 15 years working with small and mid-sized businesses across all industries, from the single computer Mom & Pop to the 63 location company. In addition to supporting IT, Roy advises business teams developing and implementing strategy across the business lifecycle from start-up to exit, including how to implement business and technology transformation.


Small Business Tax Deductions – 2022

We invite you to a free webinar, led by a small business tax professional. Topics to be discussed include: Top 25 Small Business Deductions How tax deductions work What can be presented as business expenses Tax deductions that can be taken at 100% What is a Form 1099 Bio: Digna Cueto is a business professional […]


Queens Tech Founder Meetup

We're excited to enter the new year with another Queens Tech Meetup on Jan. 18 at the Helen Marshall Cultural Center inside of Queens Borough Hall. If you're a tech founder or soon-to-be founder who lives in Queens, please join us and meet other founders and learn about the resources that we provide at Queens […]

Get Business From NYC and NYS Government: M/WBE Certification

Learn about getting certified as a Minority / Woman-owned Business Enterprise with NYC & NYS, what you will need to do to obtain government contracts, and how you can leverage your certification to get more business.About the Speaker Since coming to QEDC, Ricardi Calixte has worked with many neighborhoods’ business organizations to help improve the […]


Legal Considerations for Future Financings and Liquidity for Tech Startups

​As a tech founder, are you familiar with the different financing options and their legal consideration? Do you know what a Term Sheet, a Convertible Note and Section 83(b) elections are? In this workshop, our startup attorney will walk you through the tech startup financing fundamentals and present different scenarios to help you understand the […]

Branding para restaurantes y negocios de comida

Al final de este webinar de branding dirigido a dueños de restaurantes y todo tipo de negocios de comida, los participantes estarán en capacidad de: Entender la historia detrás de su marca Describir los valores de su marca Identificar los colores de su marca Reconocer las características visuales de su marca Identificar todos elementos que […]


NYC Small Business Opportunity Fund

There is a new $75 million loan fund to help NYC’s small businesses rebuild, grow, hire, and thrive. Learn what will make your application a success to a lender who is assisting with this loan fund. The NYC Small Business Opportunity Fund delivers flexible, low fixed-interest-rate capital, including: No minimum credit score required Loans up to $250,000 […]


2023 Queens Tech + Innovation Challenge Info Session

​Presented by the Queens Borough President Donovan Richards and Queens Economic Development Corporation, the 2023 Queens Tech + Innovation Challenge is designed to help busy entrepreneurs launch or grow their startup. Its flexible schedule allows participants to join at any time between October 2022 to February 2023. ​The multi-month program offers high-level entrepreneurial classes, one-on-one […]

2023 Queens Tech Challenge+ Innovation Application Assistance Session

​The 2023 Queens Tech + Innovation Challenge is due on March 1, 2023 at Midnight. As the deadline is approaching, we’re hosting three Q&A sessions in February to assist you during the application process. Our program director Sarah Liu will be leading each session and answer any questions you have and hopefully provide the resources […]

How to Create a Winning Video Pitch?

​Join the Queens Economic Development Corporation with Nina Fiore on how to create a winning a video pitch to your potential investors and customers. You will learn how to communicate effectively to your target audience and the tactics for you to best present yourself in a video.

Classes are sponsored by the Small Business Association.