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SBS x Owning It x LMHQ Speed Mentorship Event

Date: 06/22/2021

Time: 5:00pm
Where: LMHQ, Virtual,

Join LMHQ, Department of Small Business Services, and Owning It for the special mentorship event. You’ll meet with 5 industry experts to discuss business challenges and successes.


Founders and entrepreneurs will mentor you on topics such as:

  • Building a brand
  • Growing your customer base
  • Social strategy
  • Building a network
  • Funding


You will connect with each of the five mentors and complete five mini-mentor sessions in small groups. Come prepared to ask mentors specific questions about how these successful business owners in NYC can help launch or grow their businesses.


About Event Leaders:

The  NYC Department of Small Business Services helps unlock economic potential and create economic security for all New Yorkers by connecting them to jobs, creating stronger businesses, and building thriving neighborhoods across the five boroughs. Small Business Mentors NYC is a mentorship program for existing storefront business owners seeking to recover and grow their businesses. SBS also runs BE NYC Mentors, New York City's inaugural mentorship program for Black entrepreneurs seeking to start a business that aims to increase the number of new Black-owned businesses in high-growth industries, and Women Entrepreneurs NYC (WE NYC) dedicated to helping women start and grow a business.

Owning It is a program of The Gotham Film & Media Institute (formerly IFP), dedicated to supporting, connecting, and empowering women and non-binary creators and entrepreneurs who break down boundaries in the media and entertainment industry. The program consists of monthly fireside chats, an annual summit, a mentorship initiative with WE NYC, workshops, and more. Owning it provides an inclusive environment that expands and expresses a liberated movement for women and non-binary individuals as well as those that are our champions, advocates, and allies.





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