Business experts nationwide seem to agree that funding remains to be
one of the biggest hurdles for emerging developers, particularly
minority and women-owned firms. The NYC Economic Development Corp, in partnership with Basis Management
Group, LLC, hopes to tackle that problem with the launch of Emerging
Developer Loan Fund, which includes $10 million of capital
committed by NYCEDC.
You´ve lost your star employee, now what to do? When a company depends
on a few major players and one or more of them departs it can be a
major--and sometimes fatal--hit to the company. But there are ways to
protect your company from suffering when a standout employee leaves.
Newark, N.J.-based consulting firm BCT Partners has announced a merger
with Lynx Technology Partners, Inc., a Manhattan-headquarted IT
consulting concern. Financial details about the deal have yet to be
Olivia Scott, former CMO of Carol's Daughter, vice president of
alliances at Live Nation, associate publisher of VIBE Magazine, and
current adjunct marketing professor at New York University, saw a
business opportunity in 2012 and took it. It was the year she launched
NY-based Omerge Alliances, an integrated marketing communications
consultancy dedicated to independent video, film and music properties.
To say Dr. Mary M. Gillam has had a diverse career would be an
understatement. Gilliam is a retired Air Force Colonel after spending
nearly 30 years in the military; a former senior executive with the
Department of Defense (DoD), where she served as the Director of
Technology, Innovation, and Engineering; an Amazon #1 best-selling
author; and founder of tech consulting and management company M2G
Dynamic Leadership Solutions, LLC.