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Supporting entrepreneurism on the BNMC and throughout the city is an important goal for BNMC, Inc. set by our Board of Directors. Whether it is through mentorship, programming, commercialization assistance, networking events, or educational seminars, tomorrow’s leaders need the tools for a sound structural foundation to begin making a difference throughout the region and beyond.

Learn more about entrepreneurism on the BNMC through the following websites:

The executive leadership team of the BNMC is extremely enthusiastic about enabling generations who will lead this city in the near future.



We’re gearing up to open dig, a co-working space in the Thomas R. Beecher, Jr. Innovation Center at 640 Ellicott Street.

dig , which stands for design innovation garage, will represent a range of creative, technical, and operational industries, driving the creation of new possibilities, new collaborations, and new partnerships. Learn more.

Breakfast Series for Entrepreneurs Sponsored by First Niagara

Are you an entrepreneur or small business looking to grow your company? The Breakfast Series for Entrepreneur sponsored by First Niagara features presentations designed to increase your entrepreneurial and management acumen. Learn from industry experts about need-to-know information that could help take your business to the next level.

Learn about grants, how to manage your stress, commercial equipment and vehicle financing, calculating the right health plan for you and your company and more as you attend each engaging session created to boost the resources available to your small company.

Learn more about past topics here.

Local Resources for Startups and Entrepreneurs

Read the Buffalo News story “Free Help for Beginning Entrepreneurs,” written by news business reporter Emma Sapong, to learn about resources in the area assisting startups and business owners. Various local organizations are helping entrepreneurs become acclimated with the ins and outs of starting, maintaining, and growing a business, in addition to support and capital available to minority and women-owned business owners.