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NYC Small Business Resource Center
Smallbiz.nypl.org links business owners to events, information, & tools to help growing businesses.
If you are an immigrant who owns a business in NYC, we need your feedback! This summer NYC's public libraries will offer business training for immigrant business owners.
Please take one minute to take our survey.
International Franchise Expo. June 20, 21, 22,10am-5pm daily at the Javits Center.
Free Admission with advance registration for NYPL/SIBL users.
Learn with lynda.com - Expand your skills! lynda.com is free at SIBL AND is accessible from any "database" computer in SIBL's electronic information center.
Take a NEW course just added: Running a Design Business: Starting Small - with Petrula Vrontikis. Be sure to bring your headphones!
Need Help Starting a Business? Find Business Support Groups that can help in NYPL's Smallbiz Services Directory.
Announcing @NYCBigApps 2013! NYC challenges software developers to create cool apps that solve BigIssues for the City.
Business Recovery! Need assistance recovering from damages caused by Hurricane Sandy? NYC.GOV can assist you.
Winners of the 2012 New York StartUP! Business Plan Competition!
Dwayne Samuel and team for Curatio HCS
Photo credit: Michael del Castillo
Useful Business Links
- NACC Multicultural Business Expo-Thursday June 20, 2013 at the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge, NY. Sponsored by the New American Chamber of Commerce.
- Attend the Next Expo and Conference!
- NYC Small Business Health Insurance - Find health insurance options for your employees
- 2013 New York Enterprise Small Business Awards. The Awards will recognize 5 small businesses for their best practices and 3 businesses under the best of the year categories. Nominate your business! Early Fee deadline May 15.
- NYC.GOV Business Solutions! Free Help to Start & Run your Small Business
- Register for JumpStart NYC, a three-month educational program to help mid-career professionals apply their knowledge, skills, and experience as they seek employment. If you’re a NYC-based small company, find out how to put this talent network to work for you by bringing highly-skill professionals into your company for a short consulting engagement.
- Businesses and Organizations: Join the NYC Business Innovation Challenge. The Competition will challenge businesses and organizations in New York City to propose and implement innovative and sustainable programs and business models that will help foster upward income mobility for low-income and/or low-skill and middle-skill workers.
- Furman Center for Real Estate & Urban Policy Data Search Tool. Find demographic neighborhood data and subsidized housing data.
- Compare your business with your Competitors
- Protect Your Data from Disaster - Executive In Box/Crain's New York Business
- Try out the SBA's new Size Up Tool to Analyze Your Business!
- Check out the new New York Works for Business
- New Business Owners! Check out the IRS small business tax center to learn about tax requirements for your new business
- Need a place to meet with a client in Midtown? SIBL has FREE small rooms available. Click to request a room.
- Urban Interns: Find Part-Time Assistants or Part Time Jobs
- Need NYC statistics? Visit NYCdata