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Stony Brook Small Business Development Center

Serving Nassau, Suffolk Counties

We think New York is great for small business -- and so do our clients.

Since our start in 1985, the expert advisors of the Stony Brook SBDC have worked directly with 24,271 businesses, helping them to invest $489,985,697 in the area's economy, and create or save 9,494 jobs.

If you or your business reside in New York, the SBDC can maneuver you around the obstacles to success.  Among other things, we help our clients:

  • understand the importance of a business plan
  • discover sources of funding
  • prepare for e-commerce
  • identify avenues for exporting goods & services
  • develop marketing plans
  • assess an invention’s viability
  • comply with licensing & regulations

And thanks to our partners in the public and private sectors, our services are free of charge.

Contacting the Stony Brook SBDC:

Stony Brook University
Research & Development Park
Stony Brook, NY 11794-6016  

Directions to the center

Director: Jeff Saelens

Center: (631)632-9070
Fax: (631)632-7176

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