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
458,372
New York State Citizens have been helped
$6.3B
used to start or expand businesses
198,612
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."


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.


NY SBDC Client Paradox Brewery Breaks Ground as part of Governor's "Gateway to the Adirondacks" Project4/17/2018


The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) held a groundbreaking celebration on April 11 featuring Paradox Brewery, as part of the Governor's "Gateway to the Adirondacks" project, and part of the State's Adventure NY initiative to enhance access to state lands and connect New Yorkers to nature and the outdoors. An estimated $25 million in public/private resources have been committed to the project to date. Paradox Brewery, a client of the NY Small Business Development Center (SBDC), was the first private investor to join the project.


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