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Services for Small Businesses in New York

The New York State SBDC offers free counseling to any New Yorker hoping to start or grow a small business. The SBDC also offers a host of programs designed for specific groups of entrepreneurs or focusing on particular business needs.

  • The EntreSkills™ team’s primary objective is to facilitate, sponsor, and develop tools, aids, and models of entrepreneurial instruction. The team has developed an online training course in entrepreneurship for New York high schools and colleges. There are also versions available for NY SBDC clients, including a version just for military veterans.  

  • The International Business Development office exists to help small- and medium-sized businesses in New York State to enter, promote and expand into the global marketplace.
  • The Veterans Business Outreach Program has assisted thousands of Veterans in New York since 1998, providing face to face counseling, training and mentorship.

Beyond these programs, the New York State Small Business Development Center also provides specialized services and outreach to:

As well as assistance with issues related to: