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
459,526
New York State Citizens have been helped
$6.3B
used to start or expand businesses
199,019
jobs have been created or saved

News & Updates

LI entrepreneurs feeling environmental pull on plastic straws8/16/2018


Erica Chase-Gregory, director of the NYSBDC at Farmingdale State College, discusses how keeping ahead of environmental policies can be a marketing tool for small businesses: "If you adopt a measure or policy at your establishment that is good for the environment and marine life, you need to immediately market that. More than ever, it's important for businesses owners to be socially aware and make decisions accordingly to both retain and attract customers."


Forces unite to kickstart Maryhaven greeting card biz8/16/2018


With the assistance of the Stony Brook SBDC, the Maryhaven Center of Hope, a program that employs local people with disabilities, will transition from a sheltered workshop into a profitable greeting card business.


SBA Celebrates New SBDC Outreach Center in Painted Post5/16/2018


The U. S. Small Business Administration Syracuse District Office announced today the grand opening of the Corning/Painted Post Outreach Center, recently relocated to IncubatorWorks at 109 Canada Road in Painted Post, NY. The new outreach center is the result of the expansion of the Binghamton University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) located in Binghamton, NY.


SBA Selects Albany SBDC as Regional SBDC Excellence and Innovation Award Winner5/7/2018


The U.S. Small Business Administration has selected the Albany Small Business Development Center (SBDC) as the Region II winner of the 2018 SBDC Excellence and Innovation Award.


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