The Business Outreach Center Network (BOC) and the Small Business Administration celebrates the opening of the BOC Bronx Women’s Business Center.
The event will take place on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.
The SBA Deputy District Director Anthony Jordan District Director of Congressman Serrano, Ramon Cabral, SBA Regional II Administrator, Steve Bulger, and NY SBA Director, Beth Goldberg will attend.
The location is:
BOC Women’s Business Center
Bronx co-located at BXL Business Incubator
1231 Lafayette Avenue, 2nd Floor
Bronx, NY 10474
The Business Outreach Center Network (BOC) and the Small business Administration (SBA) are excited to invite and host the Bronx community, local entrepreneurs, local elected officials, program partners and the press to join us in celebrating the opening of the BOC Bronx Women’s Business Centerwith a grant from the SBA.
About SBA Women’s Business Centers: The SBA Women’s Business Centers (WBCs) represent a national network of over 100 educational centers throughout the United States and its territories, which are designed to assist women in starting and growing small businesses. WBCs seek to “level the playing field” for women entrepreneurs, who still face unique obstacles in the business world. For more information, please visit here.
About the Business Outreach Center Network: Business Outreach Center (BOC) Network’s mission is to improve the economic prospects of traditionally underserved groups, with a focus on low- and moderate-income entrepreneurs and their communities, and thereby create genuinely brighter futures. BOC has operated an award winning Women’s Business Center in Brooklyn and Staten Island since 2004. Working with a network of collaborating member organizations, BOC’s service model is designed to drive inclusive business growth and to support entrepreneurs at every stage of business development. Its affiliate loan fund, BOC Capital Corp., provides affordable capital to small businesses through microloans up to $50,000 and contract-based loans up to $500,000. For more information, please visit here.
About Washington Heights & Inwood Development Corporation (WBC partner in Upper Manhattan): The Washington Heights and Inwood Development Corporation (WHIDC), is a member of BOC Network. WHIDC’s microbusiness lending and small business assistance services are aimed at assisting local women- and immigrant-entrepreneurs in Upper Manhattan and Western Bronx. For more information, please visit here.
Both BOC and WHIDC are not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organizations and both are recognized by the US Treasury Department as Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI’s).