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Jimmy Kunz of The Truffleist (Manhattan). Photo by Whitney Browne.

Renaissance is Your Community Business Partner

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Renaissance Economic Development Corporation (REDC) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and a U.S. Treasury-certified Community Development Financial Institution.

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Renaissance Client, Sons of Thunder, Helps Feed Frontline Workers During COVID-19

Each and every day, the team at Renaissance is trying to do everything humanly possible to help save New York’s devastated small businesses. In this incredibly difficult time, we’re drawing inspiration from our small business clients. They’re not only showing amazing resolve to keep their restaurants and shops going, but they’re demonstrating compassion for their…

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Meet Some of Our Successful Clients

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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

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 Helped Jing Wang grow her import company and overcome Hurricane Sandy. Jing Wang founded her Queens-based wholesale company after coming to this country from China in 2010. The firm,…

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Jing Wang -
JCW Import and Export, Inc.

Jimmy Kunz -
The Truffleist

James & John Kim -
Sons of Thunder

Jing Wang -
JCW Import and Export, Inc.