Renaissance Economic Development Corporation (REDC), an AAFE affiliate, just launched a new website. We invite you to take a look at the new site, which has been redesigned to more effectively serve REDC’s community: small business owners throughout the five boroughs of New York City. offers streamlined information about the not-for-profit organization’s loan, group training and individual counseling programs. There’s also a calendar highlighting REDC’s current course offerings and profiles of some of the entrepreneurs we have helped turn their dreams into small business success stories.

Among the REDC clients featured prominently on the site: James & John Kim, owners of popular Murray Hill poke restaurant Sons of Thunder, Jing Wang of JCW Import & Export in Queens, Suzanne Levinson & Omer Shorshi of Pommes Frites in the West Village and Jimmy Kunz of the Truffleist.

Renaissance Economic Development Corporation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and a U.S. Treasury-certified Community Development Financial Institution. REDC was founded more than 20 years ago by AAFE. Today it is the U.S. Small Business Administration’s #2 microloan intermediary nationwide (in total dollars dispersed).

You can find the REDC site here.