NYC Business Solutions is a set of free services offered by the 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 or a large corporation, NYC Business Solutions can work for you – for free.
Our team has the experience and resources to address many of the challenges you face and objectives you aspire to reach. Our purpose is your success – whether you need financing assistance, legal advice, ways to score new business opportunities with the government, recruiting assistance, or help with permits and licenses.
Your Business, Our Purpose
NYC Business Solutions was established in 2005 by Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg. Whether you are launching a business, growing your business, or running your business, we have free services for you.
NYC Business Solutions offers businesses in New York City nine free services to help them succeed:
Business Courses – learn business skills
Legal Assistance – receive legal advice
Financing Assistance – access a loan
Incentives – access tax credits & other incentives
Navigating Government – cut through red tape
Recruitment – save money when hiring
Training – boost staff skills
Selling to Government – reach new customers
Certification – become M/WBE certified
To serve the unique needs of small businesses and entrepreneurs, we have established seven NYC Business Solutions Centers throughout the five boroughs. For more details see our Locations & Hours page.
We also have account management teams in all five boroughs that specialize in providing recruitment and training services to large businesses. For more details see our Locations & Hours page.
Businesses of any size may also access our Training, Incentives, Navigating Government, Selling to Government, and Certification services through account management teams at the main office of the Department of Small Business Services.
To find the team you need, call 311 and ask for “NYC Business Solutions.”
For more details, see our page.