Press Releases New York Announces "Small Business Insider"

NEW YORK, Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- New Yorkers who want to know how local businesses and entrepreneurs are faring can now turn to New York with the launch today of "Small Business Insider," a premium video series that highlights the city's most innovative and unique neighborhood businesses.

Through video interviews and feature articles, New York City entrepreneurs share their stories, experiences and advice.  Small Business Insider also features interviews with experts including Rob Walsh, commissioner of Department of Small Business Services, and real estate guru Barbara Corcoran, who launched Corcoran Group with $1,000 in 1973.

" New York's Small Business Insider focuses on the lifeblood of New York City – small business – and the stories of the women and men who make them work," said Michael Ventura, managing editor of New York.  "We've uncovered inspiring stories throughout the five boroughs that highlight the ingenuity of New Yorkers running businesses."

Small Business Insider launches with New York's first annual Online Marketing Conference, a daylong event on October 9 devoted to helping neighborhood businesses reach their customers online. Sponsored by New York and Street Fight, the Online Marketing Conference features speakers from Google, Foursquare, Yelp!,, Swipely and other leading digital companies.

Here is the link to the Small Business Insider page: New York partnered with Street Smart Video to produce video reports for Small Business Insider.

About New York New York ( is the city's leading neighborhood news source. We deliver up-to-the-minute reports on entertainment, education, politics, crime, sports, and dining. Our award-winning journalists find the stories – big or small – that matter most to New Yorkers. The inspiration, funding, and strategic vision for come from entrepreneur and Ameritrade (AMTD) founder Joe Ricketts.