Small Business Development Center

If you or your business reside in Staten Island or Brooklyn, New York, the SBDC can maneuver you around the obstacles to success.  Through direct counseling, we provide a range of management and technical assistance services to help you grow your business. Get your expert business advice today!

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Testimonials from our clients

“At the Small Business Development Center you get an amazing level of service and it’s free. There is no need to use a paid consultant.”

“SBDC are the “go to” people for all business matters. They introduced me to government programs that are available and help with business issues about procurement helping me to learn how to do business with government agencies”

“I often call the SBDC and say “what do you think” and they always point me in the right direction to do the right things and go down the right avenue to grow and improve my business.”

“The SBDC was instrumental in helping me get a loan for my business for an expansion project I was working on.”

Starting or Growing a Veteran Owned Business

Are you a Veteran looking to start or grow your business? Transferring and adjusting back to civilian life can be difficult; starting a second career may seem like an even bigger challenge. Veterans have the character, discipline, and skills needed to succeed as small...

Willowbrook Mile

Willowbrook Mile The College of Staten Island hosted the Groundbreak Ceremony for the Willowbrook Mile on Wednesday, September 14th 2016. The Willowbrook Mile Commemorative Walking Trail is a community partnership to memorialize the former site of the Willowbrook...

Veterans Planning Guide and the Oktoberfest for Veterans

The SBDC is proud to support our troops. But we are proud to say that we work to help veterans achieve their goals when they return home. The SBDC is proud to offer veterans our “Veterans Business Planning Guide.” This book provides veterans with the tools and...

YouTube Marketing

For businesses with high visual appeal and the know-how to do it, creating YouTube videos can be an exciting and powerful tool for marketing. Pictures and videos have become more prominent on social media sites, and usually yield more hits than other posts. YouTube,...

Pinterest Marketing

Pinterest is a platform that focuses on visually appealing images or videos that people can enjoy and collect. Pinterest is great for small businesses that connect with the consumer directly. Designers and renovators can show off remodels Restaurants can show special...

Veterans Resource Fair is Just Part of our Veterans Service

Thursday July 14th Borough President James Oddo and the New York Harbor VA Medical Center will be hosting a Veterans Resource Fair, at Borough Hall at 10 Richmond Terrace in Staten Island. Please enter from Stuyvesant Pl. Join us for educational opportunities,...

Business of the Month Initiative

STATEN ISLAND SBDC ANNOUNCES BUSINESS OF THE MONTH INITIATIVE The Staten Island Small Business Development Center Honors Clients Over the past 6 months, the SI SBDC has honored various clients and will continue to do so once a month going forward. This program...