An Astoria-based coffee company has received a big wad of cash for winning a contest.
According to a story in the Daily News, Astoria Coffee was one of three businesses that won a substantial amount of money in the seventh annual Queens StartUP! Business Plan Competition.
The other two companies selected for the money was Fabulous Fitness NYC in Springfield Gardens and M3D, an environmental sustainability company in Flushing. They won $10,000 each. The trio was chosen out of 30 businesses that applied according to the article.
Dennis Lee, the owner of Astoria Coffee, told the News that he plans on using the money to open up another shop in the area.