Starting a Business

Below are some links to organizations that can help you get started. Additional information is available on:

The Greater Syracuse Economic Growth Council
A local link that shows entrepreneurs that there are agencies and incubators in Central New York. Some of these resources can be linked to from this site.

Small Business Development Center
This site has a risk assessment and links to state and local regulations. An entrepreneur readiness quiz allows visitors to check their capacity for the start-up life.

Empire State Development
The New York State sponsored Small Business site. This site has checklists, links and information for the entrepreneur who is interested in starting a business in New York State.

SBA - Small Business Administration
Starting your business. This site has a lot of information for the start-up and has several links to programs that the SBA has to assist the entrepreneur. The site has FAQs about start-ups as well as a kit for new business owners. The First Steps page takes the potential entrepreneur through all the steps necessary to start a business.

SCORE - "Counselors to America's Small Business"
Tips on a wide variety of small business topics including Business Planning, eBusiness, Finance & Capital, Legal, and Tax.

235 Harrison Street
Syracuse, NY 13202

T: (315) 474-0910
F: (315) 474-0915