NYC Small Business Services, NYC Business Acceleration
The New York City Department of Small Business Services (SBS) is a vibrant, client-centered agency whose mission is to serve New York’s small businesses, jobseekers and commercial districts. SBS makes it easier for companies in New York City to start, operate, and expand by providing direct assistance to business owners, supporting commercial districts, promoting financial and economic opportunity among minority- and women-owned businesses, preparing New Yorkers for jobs, and linking employers with a skilled and qualified workforce. SBS continues to reach for higher professional standards through innovative systems, new approaches to government, and a strong focus on its employees.
NYC Business Acceleration (NYCBA) is a unit of SBS that provides a variety of services to help entrepreneurs and business owners navigate government requirements when they open, operate or recover from disasters. The unit also works to make changes to the overall regulatory environment to help the small business community.