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Jing Wang of JCW Import & Export (Queens). Photo by Whitney Browne.

Renaissance is Your Community Business Partner

Learn about our low-interest small business loans

Get Help

Renaissance Economic Development Corporation (REDC) is a U.S. Treasury-certified Community Development Financial Institution dedicated to transforming immigrant, low- and middle-income communities in New York City. REDC has a 20+ year track record of providing low-interest small business loans and entrepreneurial training programs in underserved areas throughout the five boroughs. REDC is supported by the U.S. Small Business Administration and Empire State Development.

REDC is approved to offer SBA loan products under SBA’s Microloan Program.

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At Flushing Forum, Local Leaders Emphasize Need For More AAPI Small Business Resources

U.S. Rep. Grace Meng and other community leaders came to the offices of Renaissance Economic Development Corporation (REDC) in Flushing, Queens April 26 for an important roundtable discussion on AAPI small businesses. The National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development (National CAPACD) recently released a report, Small Business, Big Dreams. REDC was one of…

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Meet Some of Our Successful Clients

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When a devastating explosion threatened beloved restaurant Pommes Frites, Renaissance was there to help the owners successfully relaunch. Pommes Frites was a fixture in Manhattan’s East Village for nearly 20…

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Suzanne Levinson & Omer Shorshi -
Pommes Frites

Renaissance helped Sons of Thunder weather some early challenges. Now the Midtown poke restaurant is a rousing success.  Second generation Korean Americans, James and John Kim, set out in 2015…

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James & John Kim -
Sons of Thunder

Renaissance has helped this specialty food business take off.  The Truffleist is a start-up food company created in 2013 by Jimmy Kunz to produce hand-crafted, small batch truffle products. Production…

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Jimmy Kunz -
The Truffleist

Suzanne Levinson & Omer Shorshi -
Pommes Frites

James & John Kim -
Sons of Thunder

Jimmy Kunz -
The Truffleist