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Wednesday, July 20, 2022

亞裔企業培訓及輔導計畫簡報賽訂8/23 在中華廣教學校舉行

 

       (Boston Orange) 華埠4機構合作的「亞裔企業培訓及輔導計畫 (Asian Business Training & Mentorship Program) 」,將於823日首次舉辦實體簡報賽,現有企業組的首獎5000元,第二名獎2500元,第三名獎1000元。新創企業組只有首獎,2500元。

最受觀眾歡迎獎500元。

比賽將於823日的晚上69點在中華廣教學校校址 (87 Tyler St., Boston) 舉行。比賽結束後,所有參賽者都可獲得和評審晤談15分鐘的機會。

亞裔企業培訓及輔導計畫創辦人Andy Goldberg表示,這場首次以實體方式舉行的簡報賽 (Pitch Contest) ,由華美福利會 (AACA)主辦,有華埠主街,華埠商會 (CBA),中華廣教學校,以及波士頓市政府的經濟機會及包容辦公室協辦,將分現有企業,新創企業2個組別,預定有10嘉縣已經營中的企業,以及5家新創企業參加比賽。

代表麻州的聯邦參議員Edward Markey表示,他為能夠支持華美福利會的「亞裔企業培訓及輔導計畫」擴大辦理,感到驕傲。支持亞太裔經營的小企業,對終止亞太裔社區中的貧困,彌平族裔財富差距,在麻州打造多元蓬勃經濟,十分重要。他恭喜並祝福主辦及協辦機構。

                  波士頓市的經濟機會及包容長Segun Idowu表示,該辦公室致力藉由實施可持續的作法,修補經濟損害,協助建造世代財富,培養地方上有才華人士,以及創新構想,創造蓬勃及健康的鄰里,平等的採購策略,以及加強市政府和地方組織合作等,來使波士頓成為一個對打工家庭,企業家,企業及投資者來說,是一個經濟平等的全球模範。        

Asian Business Pitch Contest

Boston’s first in-person Asian business pitch contest

The Asian Business Training & Mentorship Program is holding Boston’s first in-person Asian business pitch contest in partnership with Chinatown Main Street, Chinatown Business Association, Kwong Kow Chinese School, and the City of Boston’s Office of Economic Opportunity and Inclusion. An expert panel of jurors will award prize money to the winners on existing business and new venture tracks. All contestants can have a 15-minute free consultative meeting with the jurors at the end of the contest. 

When:             August 23, 2022, 6:00-9:00pm

Where:            Kwong Kow Chinese School

                        87 Tyler Street, 2nd fl.

What:              10 existing business, 5 new venture contestants

1st place-$5,000, 2nd place-$2,500, 3rd place-$1,000 on existing track

                        $2,500 for winner on new venture track

                        $500 to audience favorite 

“I’m proud to support the remarkable efforts of the Asian American Civic Association as they expand the Asian Business Training & Mentorship Program. Supporting AAPI-run small businesses is critical to ending poverty in AAPI communities, closing the racial wealth gap, and building a diverse, thriving economy in our Commonwealth. I congratulate the AACA, the City of Boston, and Kwong Kow Chinese School for putting on the Asian Business Pitch Contest, and I wish all participants the best of luck.” Senator Edward Markey 

The City of Boston’s Office of Economic Opportunity and Inclusion is dedicated to making Boston a global model of economic equity for working people, entrepreneurs, businesses, and investors by implementing sustainable practices that repair economic harm and help build generational wealth, fostering local talent and innovative ideas, creating thriving and healthy neighborhoods, establishing equitable procurement strategies, and strengthening the partnership between the City and local organizations.  

“The City of Boston is proud to partner with trusted community organizations to create pathways into business ownership that have the potential to build generational wealth. Whether launching an innovative new product or building a neighborhood small business, we are excited that this partnership will connect AAPI entrepreneurs in Boston with local support systems and resources to start and grow their business in our City.” Segun Idowu, Chief of Economic Opportunity and Inclusion 

The Asian American Civic Association (AACA) provides education, occupational training, and social services to limited English speaking and economically disadvantaged people enabling them to achieve lasting economic self-sufficiency. AACA has served and advocated for their needs since 1967. Today AACA services clients from over 125 countries. 

Chinatown Main Street (CMS) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization committed to making Boston's Chinatown district a thriving, culturally vibrant, and successful commercial center for businesses and institutions. We strive to improve the quality of life for residents in the district and nearby communities. 

For over 105 years, Kwong Kow Chinese School (KCS) has been supporting Chinatown families by providing out-of-school time quality childcare and cultural education. Founded by the On Leong Tong Merchants Association who wanted to preserve Chinese Language and cultural heritage to overseas Chinese living in Chinatown and in nearby neighborhoods. Although Chinatown has evolved through the years, KKCS's mission has not changed and it has expanded its program to include homework assistance, scholastic test preparation, coding, and activity-based enrichment programs.  

Chinatown Business Association is a nonprofit (501c3) organization working to strengthen, promote and advocate the community businesses. To make the community the best place for all businesses and all people to thrive.

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