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Business planning

It takes a lot to run a startup. Our purpose is to help your startup operate successfully in NYC.


Small Business Digital Toolkit

Tools for starting and running your business


NYC Business Solutions helps qualified businesses get certified as a Minority & Women-Owned Business Enterprise (M/WBE), for exclusive access to opportunities to sell to government, networking events, and inclusion in the City's Online Directory of Certified Businesses.

Business Courses

NYC Business Solutions provides free business courses and workshops in all five boroughs. Entrepreneurs can learn how to develop a business plan; how to create a marketing program; what it takes to get certified to sell to the government; and much more.

Legal Assistance

For help with anything from determining a startup's legal structure to protecting intellectual property, NYC Business Solutions puts entrepreneurs in touch with an extensive network of attorneys offering pro-bono services.

Navigating City Government

For entrepreneurs who need help getting a permit, resolving a violation, or recovering from a disaster, NYC Business Solutions provides assistance with understanding government requirements and preventing violations.

Recruitment and Hiring

Businesses opening a new location, expanding operations, or just getting started can get help with recruiting and screening jobseekers for free.


Companies seeking to invest in their staff for increased productivity and competitiveness can get help providing cross-training, specialized training and even custom training programs for their employees.

Selling to Government

Entrepreneurs wishing to expand their business by offering goods and services to the government can learn how to register to be a vendor, respond to the right opportunities, and even get certified.