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Loans for Small Businesses affected by Corona

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio announced an assistance program offering monetary relief to small businesses affected by the coronavirus outbreak. NY’s small businesses will be entitled to corona rehab loan Businesses with fewer than 100 employees can apply for an interest-free loan up to $75,000. The loans are intended for businesses in the service industry, like restaurants and caterers, that have kept employees on payroll and seen a decline in revenues. The repayment plan for the loan is…


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NYC’s Cybersecurity Win

At the beginning of 2020, three NYC companies were selected as winners in the NYCx Cybersecurity Moonshot Challenge. The competition is designed to provide cybersecurity solutions to New York’s 240,000 small and midsize businesses that don’t have the financial capital, physical resources, or technical know-how to protect themselves against cybercrime. NYC’s small businesses are now safer The three winners are: INKY, a startup marketed to businesses as a specialized service to detect phishing threats. Paladin Cyber and SKOUT Cybersecurity, offer…


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NY’s Newest Transportation Option

Getting to and from New York’s busiest airports is now slightly easier with Uber’s latest offering: Uber Copter. Uber Copter rides will take you from Manhattan to any NY airport. Travelers book a helicopter ride with Uber Copter in the same way they would an Uber. With a price tag of $199.82, the app will reserve a heliport lift from Manhattan to any of New York’s airports. The app will also allow users to tack…


Wind Energy Coming to New York

Recently, Governor Andrew Cuomo selected the European wind farm giant Equinor to build the 816-megawatt offshore wind farm coming to the area. Equinor is considering leasing the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal in Sunset Park for both the logistics and creation of the wind farm, which would create hundreds of jobs and offer valuable investments into the area in Brooklyn. As a spokesman for the potential partnership said, “The effort to bring hundreds of green manufacturing…