Success Stories

Here’s how we’ve helped NYC entrepreneurs start and grow.

Yara African Fabrics

Yara African Fabrics

Moctar arrived to NYC from his native village in Mali, a village of about 30 families in West Africa, where winter rarely dips below 75 degrees. “It was very difficult,” recalls Moctar, thinking about his first few months in the United States during the dead of winter. He spoke little English, had little money and no winter clothes…

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JCW Import & Export

JCW Import & Export

Ms. Jing Wang emigrated from China to the United States in 2007.   Before moving to New York, Ms. Wang spent 15 years working for a company in China followed by eight years owning and operating her own garment factory in China…

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La Newyorkina

La Newyorkina

Successfully running a business that’s mostly seasonal means acting quickly when opportunities arise, as Fanny Gerson, owner of La Newyorkina, knows. Her paletas and other frozen treats have delighted enthusiastic fans in New York City for years…

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Prospect Cleaning

Prospect Cleaning

When faced with business challenges, having access to financing and advice is invaluable, as Ingrid Murray, owner and president of Prospect Cleaning Service, Inc., learned…

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