BE NYC's Shop Black NYC Directory

BE NYC, launched by the NYC Department of Small Business Services in 2019, is a first-of-its-kind model in a major American city to help address the racial wealth gap by empowering Black entrepreneurs. Through strategic public-private partnerships and innovative programs, BE NYC provides pathways to achieve systemic change by providing equitable access to financing, strengthening professional networks and advice, scaling Black businesses for long-term success, and preparing Black entrepreneurs for opportunities in high-growth industries. For more information, visit

Are you a Business Owner?

Register your Black-owned biz on our #ShopBlackNYC directory to reach more customers!

Register Your Business

Are you a Customer?

NYC is home to thousands of Black-owned businesses! You can support the Black entrepreneurs essential to our city by using the #ShopBlackNYC directory to:

  • Find quality goods and services from local businesses!
  • Search by product/service, business category, borough, and/or ZIP code!
  • Support local Black-owned businesses throughout NYC!

Find a Black-Owned Business