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Small Business Services Directory
Use the search fields below to find hundreds of organizations in New York City that can provide you with help in starting or running your small business. Included in this searchable database are programs which offer business advice, loans, grants, location assistance, and a wide range of other services for small businesses throughout the city — often at no cost or for a low fee.
NYC business Solutions is a suite of services offered by the New York City Department of Small Business Services. The BSC can help your business start, operate, and expand in New York City. Their services are provided at no coast regardless of the size or stage of your business.
NYC Business Solutions is a set of services offered by the New York City Department of Small Business Services to help businesses start, operate, and expand in New York City. Whether you're an entrepreneur, running a small business of a large corporation, NYC Business Solutions can work for you - for free. Call: 212-577-2152 or 212-577-2150
NYC WasteMatch is a free service, created and funded by the NYC Department of Sanitation, which facilitates the exchange of used and surplus goods and equipment from organizations that no longer need them to other entities that do.
NYC WasteMatch keeps valuable resources out of the waste stream while offering clients an opportunity to save money and lower their environmental impact. Our clients include New York City businesses, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies.
One Flushing is a community-based economic development center in Flushing, Queens, founded by AAFE in December of 2011. The One Flushing’s objective is to empower small business owners and local residents to identify resources, advocate for policy reforms and to create economic opportunity. It leverages the community’s rich heritage to develop innovative strategies for economic revitalization and cross-cultural collaboration. One Flushing provides technical assistance, assists entrepreneurs in acquiring low-interest loans and in accessing government resources and offers training to assist business owners in meeting their goals. One Flushing is dedicated to creating mutual support networks for those seeking jobs and business assistance. One Flushing advocates for city services and resources to address the challenges small businesses face. One Flushing works closely with AAFE’s Renaissance Economic Development Corporation. Services are available in English, Chinese and Korean.
The Organization of Latino Entrepreneurs (Olé) is dedicated to developing resources to support Latino business owners or aspiring entrepreneurs through one-on-one management assistance and educational programs in Spanish and/or English. Olé supports the creation of small businesses and supports efficient business practices for the benefit of the Latin American community. All services and resources are available in Spanish and in English. Olé is part of the New York State Small Business Development Center (NYSSBDC) network with locations in all five boroughs and in the counties surrounding New York City. For more information please visit Ole’s website and arrange an appointment with one of Ole’s consultants.