If you are interested in starting a business or not-for-profit organization, you can get free technical assistance from a NYC Business Solutions Center.

Topics include:

  • Market entry research
  • Corporate structuring
  • Financing

Get information about Business Services.

Bronx

  • Agency: Small Business Services
  • Division: NYC Business Solutions Bronx Center
  • Address: 400 East Fordham Road, Bronx, NY, 10458
  • Phone Number: (718) 960-7910
  • Business Hours: Monday - Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM

Brooklyn

  • Agency: Small Business Services
  • Division: NYC Business Solutions Brooklyn Center
  • Address: 9 Bond Street, Brooklyn, NY, 11201
  • Phone Number: (347) 296-8021
  • Business Hours: Monday - Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM

Manhattan

  • Agency: Small Business Services
  • Division: NYC Business Solutions Lower Manhattan Center
  • Address: 14 Wall Street, 17th Floor, New York, NY, 10005
  • Phone Number: (917) 472-9647
  • Business Hours: Monday - Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM

  • Agency: Small Business Services
  • Division: NYC Business Solutions Upper Manhattan Center
  • Address: 361 West 125th Street, New York, NY, 10027
  • Phone Number: (212) 749-0900 x125
  • Business Hours: Monday - Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM

  • Agency: Small Business Services
  • Division: NYC Business Solutions Washington Heights Center
  • Address: 560 West 181 Street, New York, NY, 10033
  • Phone Number: (212) 749-0900 x126
  • Business Hours: Monday - Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM

Queens

  • Agency: Small Business Services
  • Division: NYC Business Solutions Queens Center
  • Address: 90-27 Sutphin Boulevard, Jamaica, NY, 11435
  • Phone Number: (718) 570-8500
  • Business Hours: Monday - Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM

Staten Island

  • Agency: Small Business Services
  • Division: NYC Business Solutions Staten Island Center
  • Address: 120 Stuyvesant Place, Staten Island, NY, 10301
  • Phone Number: (718) 285-8400
  • Business Hours: Monday - Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM

New York City is partnering with academic institutions, commercial landlords and space operators to establish office space that comes with basic business services and administrative support to help entrepreneurs launch new start-ups.

160 Varick Street Incubator

Startup companies can sublease space starting at $200 per person per month for six months with an option to renew. The space comes with basic business services like telephones, computers, fax machines, copiers, shared conference rooms and shared kitchen areas.

Information is available online at 160 Varick Street Incubator.

Call 311 for assistance.

Other Options

Incubator space is also available through a coalition of existing providers for about 700 people, and offer space at up to 40 percent below their standard rates. You can get more information by phone.

Call 311 for assistance.

FastTrac NewVenture is an educational program that helps aspiring entrepreneurs gain the knowledge and develop the skills needed to start a successful business.

This program utilizes the Kaufman Foundation's FastTrac curriculum. Courses are provided by the Department of Small Business Services (SBS) in partnership with SUNY's Levin Institute.

In this four-week (8 full-day class sessions) course, students review their business idea with experienced coaches and successful entrepreneurs, develop a strong business plan, and connect to services that will help them start their business, including NYC Business Solutions services.

Online

Learn more about the FastTrac NewVenture program.

By Phone

Call 311 for assistance.