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Ponce Bank Small Business Bootcamp

Small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs: let Ponce Bank Small Business Bootcamp help you reach your business goals! This program is part of Ponce Bank's mission to provide access to resources and capital for the growth of the community's small businesses and to help bridge the social and economic gaps for underprivileged communities.
    Small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs: let Ponce Bank Small Business Bootcamp help you reach your business goals! This program is part of Ponce Bank's mission to provide access to resources and capital for the growth of the community's small businesses and to help bridge the social and economic gaps for underprivileged communities.

    How does it work, and who is it for?2

    The Ponce Bank Small Business Bootcamp is available throughout all the areas where Ponce Bank operates, including The Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Hudson and Bergen Counties, New Jersey. Every year, Ponce Bank invites small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs to register for this immersive experience at no cost to you.

    The Ponce Bank Small Business Bootcamp is available throughout all the areas where Ponce Bank operates, including The Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Hudson and Bergen Counties, New Jersey. Every year, Ponce Bank invites small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs to register for this immersive experience at no cost to you.

      Seminar Attendees

      What happens at the Ponce Bank Small Business Bootcamp?

      The Ponce Bank Small Business Bootcamp is a comprehensive three-part series designed to support small businesses in achieving their goals. Led by Small Business Banking experts, each session includes lectures and training that equip participants with essential tools and best practices.  
        The Ponce Bank Small Business Bootcamp is a comprehensive three-part series designed to support small businesses in achieving their goals. Led by Small Business Banking experts, each session includes lectures and training that equip participants with essential tools and best practices.  

        The Pitch!

        For the first time, thanks to the generous support of Fiserv's Back2Business program, the Ponce Bank Small Business Bootcamp now offers grants to businesses that complete the series. The PBSBBC will award a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winner based on a pitch competition for each Small Business Bootcamp series.
        For the first time, thanks to the generous support of Fiserv's Back2Business program, the Ponce Bank Small Business Bootcamp now offers grants to businesses that complete the series. The PBSBBC will award a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winner based on a pitch competition for each Small Business Bootcamp series.

        What’s the commitment?

        Ponce Bank Small Business Bootcamp participants are required to attend all four 90-minute sessions. Sessions are conducted remotely via webinar technology.

        Meet the graduates!

        The Ponce Bank Small Business Bootcamp (formally, Being Ready Series) has helped nurture many of your favorite small businesses. Here are some of our graduates.

        Graduate Spotlight: Yudy, Owner of Events By Yudy

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        It’s takes a village and we’d like to thank the following organizations for being part of how a community works and for making this initiative a success: BOC Network, BOC Women’s Business Center, Bronx Economic Development Corporation, Bronx Chamber of Commerce, The Office of The Bronx Borough President, The Office of Manhattan Borough President New York Women’s Chamber of Commerce, Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, and New York City Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

        PBSBB Graduates

        2021 Series 1

        Digna Remache
        Delis Davis
        Garrison Francis
        Ketriana Yvonne
        Joann Poe
        Victoria Pamias
        V. Dimitri Bazelais
        Talaya Hunt
        Myrielle Philistin
        Martine Eugene
        Joann Holmes
        Geiny Paulino
        Elizabeth Gomez
        Dmaria L.
        Sharonda Pelt
        Dahalia Beccan
        Doreen Thomas

        2022 Series 1

        Venus Sutton
        Mawa Keita
        Michelle Karshan
        Caitlin Karshan
        Angelica Rivera
        Sidney Cooper
        Sherma Stewart
        Karlene A Dinal
        Sandy Jean Julien
        Gloria Durham
        Sharnetta Harrigan
        Shaaniel Thompson
        Nancy Louis
        Monique McDonald
        Ashanti Thomas
        Merveille Ouedraogo

        2022 Series 2

        Garrison Francis
        Talaya Hunt
        Marcia Tobin-Drake
        Doreen THomas
        Vasyl Khokhla
        Jessica Parrillo
        Bentley Thompson
        Sabrina Scott
        Kole Hayes
        C. Thomas
        Myrielle Philistin

        2023 Series 1

        TaWanda Talley
        Rhonda Hackett
        Carolyn Talley
        Wis T.
        Danny Cordova
        Yovanna A. Pera
        Flor Camarena
        Shakema Knight
        Dajanique Pelzer
        Latara Moses
        Jessica Mojica
        Melanie Curran
        Erica Villegas
        Shiomara Larriu
        Karlene Steward
        Terra Renee
        Bryant Browne
        Ayoub Aoulad Hammou Yechou
        Charlene Benjamin
        Sally Ramirez
        Ambar Frias
        Yulia Fazylova
        Denise Leon
        Chanelle Collins
        Yabo Sun

        2023 Series 1

        TaWanda Talley
        Rhonda Hackett
        Carolyn Talley
        Wis T.
        Danny Cordova
        Yovanna A. Pera
        Flor Camarena
        Shakema Knight
        Dajanique Pelzer
        Latara Moses
        Jessica Mojica
        Melanie Curran
        Erica Villegas
        Shiomara Larriu
        Karlene Steward
        Terra Renee
        Bryant Browne
        Ayoub Aoulad Hammou Yechou
        Charlene Benjamin
        Sally Ramirez
        Ambar Frias
        Yulia Fazylova
        Denise Leon
        Chanelle Collins
        Yabo Sun

        2024 Series 1

        Carla Arzu
        Ibrahima Badji
        Darshell Brown
        Lucinda Cross
        Ajalah Efem
        Anthony Epps
        Saraciea Fennell
        Mercedes Garcia
        Jessica Gonzalez
        Melissa Groneveldt
        Carolyn Harrison
        Gregory Hernandez
        Jason Hurt
        Isata Jalloh
        Tahira Jones
        Fanta Kaba
        Erika Lazaro
        Tosca Marleen
        Rosanelly Marte
        Miguel Matos
        Haizel McIntyre
        Farah Mckenley
        Terry Miller
        Flora Montes
        Evelisse Mosquera
        Jade Nwachukwu
        Flor Paulino
        Lorraine Pellicier
        Jenny Perez
        Aubrey Phillibert
        Fergie Ramos
        KaTrina Rawlins
        Juan Reyes
        Alessandra Rios
        Samuel Rivera
        Angelica Rodriguez
        Richard Rosario
        Yahve Ruiz
        Lena Samuel
        Samira Sierra
        Jennifer Silvestre
        Mary Solis
        Gena Surphlis
        Jasmine Taylor
        Joyce Torres
        Renee Turnbull
        Katherine Vicente
        Christine Virola
        Alice Weise
        Markus White
        George Williams
        Joel Abreu
        Percy Addo-Yobo
        Poliris Akinci
        Ashley Archer
        Yuna Asriyan
        Rachel Aulet-McGann
        Eileen Barett
        Patricia Bivens
        Lina Bon (Bonilla)
        Laquintae Bradley
        Guadalupe Castro
        Ronnetta Coleman
        Miguel Davila
        Nicole Dilena
        Erika Dox Martinez
        Guirlaine Duvert
        Yris Feliz
        LJ Finney
        Jennifer Guzman
        Julie Huang
        Diana Larrazabal
        Sandra Lebron
        Magdalena López
        Emely Martinez
        Jen Nieves
        Liliana Pena
        Shanelly Pena
        Gladys Magaly Ponce Huarca
        Ashok Sinha
        Jacqueline Stevens
        WIOLETTA SUDOL
        Timberly Wannamaker
        Chere Montgomery
        Bruce Weiser