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Seth Pinsky, president of the New York City Economic Development Corporation, discusses efforts to strengthen the city's small industrial and manufacturing sectors.
Ooops, that's Siemens (ZEE-mehns)men not man (see my earlier post)
The Kitchen incubator program is excellent. Nothing is ever black and white. Goldman Sachs has done some disgusting things in its history, and it's done some wonderful things.
I'm a chef & health coach and caterer and I can use all the help I can get! These types of programs are what will help get America working, cities supporting small businesses so that we can provide work and services to society.
My name is Rob B and I'm the Cofounder of the Brooklyn Salsa Company. This is a tough concept to swallow even for a business as ours. We built our business over the span of 1 year and landed in 150+ stores already. NYC needs to create what you call a Copacking facility to help these small businesses. Any business of a small size trying to grow should not try and buy their own 10s of thousands of dollars in equipment, where there are facilities out there to do this for a small fee. Goldman giving loans to help them buy equipment only increases the liability.
Brian, let's talk about this.
I was shaving and missed if this guy is a Bloomberg guy. Is his a NYC organization that the mayor has something to do with? If so I don't trust him and don't know why he's pushing for Goldman Sachs? Goldman Sachs sucks and should be allowed to fail. It reminds me of corporate fascism and one ought always to be cautious of these kinds of "things". These are the kinds of organizations who supported and strengthened the fascist states of Europe we fought in WWII!!! Check it out for yourself. Some of them are still around, e.g., Siemans (pron. ZEE-mahns, btw)
This great!!! Now we have more kitchens in NYC with minimum wages paying jobs. Mayor Bloomberg can crow like MacDonalds how beautiful it is, thousands of people with jobs that affords them to live in the streets. Give me a brake.
So Goldman will loan money to people who will buy their consulting services with the loan?
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