Startup

Competition to help you StartUP! your business
Business Billy Rennison 9/04/2012 at 12:22PM

Have an idea for a startup business? It may be worth $10,000. The Queens Economic Development Corporation (QEDC) launched its seventh annual Queens StartUP! Business Plan Competition, which will award three businesses $10,000 to get their idea off the ground. “We are extremely happy to offer StartUP! again,” said QEDC executive director Seth Bornstein. The [...]

The Next Startup Destination: Queens
News Queens Courier Staff 6/15/2012 at 12:05PM

BY COUNCILMEMBER MARK WEPRIN With the new technology campus coming to Roosevelt Island, Queens is poised to become a destination for startups. Startups are newly created companies, often technology oriented, with the potential to be the next big Facebook, Twitter, or Foursquare. Why will Queens be the new place for startups? Queens sits adjacent to [...]