Bridge Street Development Corporation’s (BSDC) Small Business Boot Camp (2/17/17)

BSDC kicked off the 7-week Small Business Boot Camp pilot in the Spring of 2017 with eight Bedford-Stuyvesant businesses: Bed-Vyne (Brew & Wine), The Bush Doctor Juice Bar, Good People, Inc., Jo Juice, Pipsqueake Shoppe, Stripper Stain & Supplies, Inc., The Sweet Tooth and Two Scoops Ice Cream & Bakery.  Through workshops facilitated by experts from the NYC Business Solution Brooklyn Center, the Small Business Boot Camp provided established small businesses from Bedford-Stuyvesant with the knowledge, techniques, and resources necessary to compete in today’s evolving marketplace. The participating merchants received consultants from Long Island University Brooklyn Campus’ MBA Graduate Program, which provided individualized technical assistance on marketing, business plans, branding, among other topics.

At the graduation on March 20th at LIU with keynote speaker NYC Small Business Services Commissioner Gregg Bishop and Councilman Robert E. Cornegy, NYC Small Business Chair.