Special Event!

Community meeting with Northwell Health’s Supplier Diversity Team: April 28, 9:00 AM EST

About Ascend Long Island

Part of a new and evolving national organization, Ascend Cities

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Ascend Long Island targets businesses with revenues of $100K to $1M 

For the past three years, through innovative programming and aggressive outreach, Ascend Long Island has helped diverse entrepreneurs develop the capacity to win contracts from larger companies. At the heart of Ascend is a community-focused effort to recruit, train, mentor and provide capital to cohorts of diverse entrepreneurs through the tested “3 M” model: management, money, and markets.

Ascend Long Island is primarily sponsored by JPMorgan Chase and is part of the national Ascend Cities initiative, and is also supported by Northwell Health, the PSEG Foundation, and the Long Island Community Foundation.

Ascend Long Island is administered by Hofstra University’s Center for Entrepreneurship, National Center for Suburban Studies, and Scott Skodnek Business Development Center and partners with BOC Capital Corp and an Anchor Partner Advisory Council comprised of regional corporations and governments who are committed to supplier diversity.