The sixth annual Queens StartUP! Business Plan, a 10-week challenge and instruction course, will award three would-be business owners $10,000 each to realize their dreams.
The competition, announced at a special ceremony on Aug. 30, is open to Queens residents, 18 or older, who want to start a business registered, owned and operated in the borough. To learn more visit queensny.org/qedc/business/programs/startup/.
At the ceremony were Queens Economic Development Corp. Executive Director Seth Bornstein, left; QEDC Director of Business Services Franklin Mora; Citi Community Officer for Queens Rei Perez; Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer (D-Sunnyside); and Queens Library CEO Thomas Galante.