Tag Archives: Harlem Business Alliance

Free tax services offered by Harlem Business Alliance

Harlem Business Alliance notified us this morning via Twitter that they are “helping people with their taxes for free.” The free services are available on three separate days starting February 2. An appointment is required! See additional details below!


Harlem Business Alliance unveils new back office support initiative

The Harlem Business Alliance sent in a photo of their March 1 ribbon cutting ceremony of its new Back Office Support Initiative. The initiative will operate out of a newly expanded space at 275 Lenox Avenue called the Small Business Support Center. The center will offer services designed to help entrepreneurs with the development and implementation of business solutions.

Congrats to HBA and all the entrepreneurs that will benefit from this initiative.


The Harlem Business Alliance is taking applications for business plan competition

The Harlem Business Alliance is holding their Annual Business Plan Competition once again. This year is their fourth year for the competition. The HBA competition is designed to support small business ventures in the Harlem area. The competition’s participants need to meet the following requirements; be at least 18 years old and a legal resident or U.S. citizen; live in Upper Manhattan and have an interest in establishing a for-profit start-up business in Harlem; or be an owner of an operating for-profit business located in Upper Manhattan with maximum annual gross revenues of $500,000. This competition provides the grand prize winner with $5,000.

Important dates to remember if you’re interested in competing:

  • Business Plan Information Session, Wednesday, April 18th l 6:30 PM-7:30 PM
  • Application Deadline: Wednesday, June 6th l 6:00 PM
  • Business Plan Deadline: Wednesday, June 20th l 6:00 PM;
  • Finalists Selected: Thursday, July 12th
  • And Finalists Presentations: Thursday, July 19th 6:00 PM-8:00 PM.