On July 15th City & State and CAN Capital will bring together leaders and experts from small business, government and academic communities to discuss the challenges and opportunities in growing your small business in New York City.
Registration & Breakfast
Opening Remarks by Maria Torres-Springer, Commissioner, NYC Department of Small Business Services
BRIEF: Our panel of experts provide insight for small business owners to understand what it takes to get funding in today’s economy. Panelists will discuss how to target the best funding option for the size, industry, and life stage of your business. What are the issues that plague small businesses the most? How does the climate for business owners in New York compare to that nationally?
Steve Cohen, Deputy Commissioner, Empire State Development Corp.
Hon. Robert Cornegy, NYC Council Member, Chair, Committee on Small Business
Julie Menin, Commissioner, Dept. of Consumer Affairs
Andrew Rigie, Executive Director, New York City Hospitality Alliance
Small Business Roundtable: A Panel of small business owners will share success stories on how they were able to grow their businesses through securing funding.
Gil Cylger, CEO, All Car Rent a Car
Nikolai Fedak, Founder, New York YIMBY
Eric Campione, Project Manager, PAC Plumbing
Dr. Anderson Torres, CEO, Regional Aid for Interim Needs, Inc (RAIN)