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James & John Kim of Sons of Thunder (Manhattan). 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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Santander Bank Awards Renaissance $50,000 For Small Business Programs

On Nov. 5, 2018, Renaissance was on hand for the grand opening of a new Santander Bank branch at 136-11 Roosevelt Avenue in Flushing, Queens. Jennifer Sun, co-executive director of Asian Americans for Equality (Renaissance’s parent organization), accepted a generous $50,000 check from Santander. The funds will be used to support our technical assistance programs…

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    社交媒体市场营销
    社交媒体已成为每个现代企业的重要工具。然而,企业家面临的挑战是如何在适当的平台上为目标客户创建正确的内容。

    • 本课程将教您如何作为企业家导航现代社交媒体平台。在本课程结束时,您将能够:
    • 确定目标客户使用的社交媒体平台
    • 根据最佳实践将这些平台作为业务运营
    • 创建“改变用途的内容”,吸引社交媒体用户并将其链接到您的网站
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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

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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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

Suzanne Levinson & Omer Shorshi -
Pommes Frites

Jing Wang -
JCW Import and Export, Inc.