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CAST-USA GNY Entrepreneurship Series Talk: How to Start Your Business
Learn How to develop an idea into a business, the pros and cons of each business structure: sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation, and LLC, the procedure to register a business, responsibility as an employer, home based business regulations and More.
- Checklist for Starting a Small Business;
- Personal Assessment;
- Choosing Your Business Structure: sole Proprietorship, Partnership, Corporation, Limited liability Company;
- Home-Based Business;
- How to Register a New Business;
- Employer Identification Number;
- NYC and NYS Permits and Licenses;
- Business Insurance;
- Copyrights, Trademarks & Patents.
Ms. Man-Li Kuo Lin
Economic Development Specialist at U.S. Small Business Administration
Ms. Man-Li Kuo Lin is Economic Development Specialist and District International Trade Officer at the U.S. Small Business Administration New York District Office (SBA NYDO) marketing team in delivery small business resources to develop and grow businesses in 14 counties throughout New York City, Long Island and the downstate counties of Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster and Westchester.She joined SBA NYDO as a Business Development Specialist in 2006. She has also served in district roles as Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Officer; Women’s Business Center (WBC) District Office Technical Representative, Veteran Business Development Officer, Supervisory Economic Development Specialist and Emerging Leader Program Project Manager.Prior to her arrival at SBA New York District Office, Lin was a 14-year Employment Services Representative and Business Services Representative for the New York State Department of Labor, Employment Services Division. While there, she established the Asian Job Service Employer Committee which was affiliated with the U.S. Department of Labor to help educate Asian businesses and help bridge the gaps between Chinese-American business community and the government.Lin also founded the Long Island Families Adopt Children from China (FCC LI) Chinese Heritage and Language Program in 1999; and the Chu Zhi Foundation Long Island Chinese School in 1998.Man-Li was born in Taiwan and earned her bachelor’s degree in Chinese Literature from the National Taiwan University. She also earned two master degrees in “Management Engineering in Computer Science” and “Teaching English as Second Language” from Long Island University, C.W. Post campus.She is the author of: The Resume Writing and Interview Skills; The 214 Categories of Chinese Characters; Adult Chinese Conversation Textbook I, II, and III; Children Chinese Reading Book I, II, and III; and English Phonics.
CAST-USA GNY Entrepreneurship Series
is an initiative comprised of startup-themed symposiums, lectures, panel discussions and workshops, organized by Chinese Association for Science and Technology USA (CAST-USA) Greater New York Chapter as part of this year’s CAST-USA annual convention that marks its 25th Anniversary.
The Chinese Association for Science and Technology, U.S.A. (CAST-USA)
is a non-profit professional organization founded in August 1992 in New York City. It is one of the most recognized organizations among American Chinese professionals in the United States. It is a cross-regional, cross-industry professional organization. It is growing at a rapid pace with many thousands of members in more than 30 states across the United States.