New York Small Business Development Center

The New York Small Business Development Center (NYSBDC) provides small business owners and entrepreneurs in New York with the highest quality, confidential business counseling, training, and business research at no cost.

We work with real people and real businesses. Our assistance helps people like you achieve real success, as it has for more than 30 years.

Since
1984
472,864
New York State Citizens have been helped
$6.6B
used to start or expand businesses
203,421
jobs have been created or saved

News & Updates

Baruch College SBDC and Futureworks Shops Partnership6/13/2019


The Baruch College SBDC has teamed up with SecondMuse & NYCEDC's Futureworks Shops to extend its business counseling services to all members and clients at other Futureworks Shops partners in NYC.


NYSBDC Entrepreneurs of the Year5/16/2019


The New York Small Business Development Center is pleased to recognize the boldest, brightest, and best small companies and enterprising individuals in New York State.


National Small Business Week is May 5-11, 20195/3/2019


During the week the SBA and SBDC will recognize the contributions of outstanding entrepreneurs, small business owners, and organizations that support America's small businesses. Join the celebration and follow along on our social channels!


How to Get Banks to Say Yes to Your Small Business Loan4/25/2019


"Business plans are critically important for startups, high-growth companies or buyers seeking to finance the purchase of a business. In fact, they are a useful planning tool for any business, but especially for startups since they have no financial track record for a bank to examine." Small Business Development Centers provide valuable business plan assistance at no cost.


SBDC Success Stories - Meet Chelsea Brownridge3/14/2019


(VIDEO) - Conversation with America's SBDC Success Story, Chelsea Brownridge, New York SBDC Client and Co-Founder of DogSpot


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When anyone asks us about our process, we always tell them to go get themselves an advisor at the SBDC - it was one of the smartest first decisions we could have made.”

Jackie Brown and Amna Ali
Gather Greene
Mid-Hudson SBDC

State University of New York City University of New YorkASBDC Accredited Member Pace University Columbia Business School

SBAPartnership Program with the SBA, administered by the State University of New York. Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.  All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA. All SBA funded programs are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Language assistance services are available for limited English proficient individuals. Special arrangements for persons with disabilities can be made by calling the SBDC at least two weeks in advance.