Baruch Small Business Development Center
Get free one-on-one business mentorship
Baruch College hosts the Midtown Manhattan branch of the New York State Small Business Development Center, one of 24 campus-based regional centers. Meet with a full-time business advisor who can assist you with writing a business plan, identifying sources of funding and more.
Consider meeting with a business advisor for help with the following:
- Understand the importance of a business plan
- Discover sources of funding
- Prepare for e-commerce
- Identify avenues for exporting goods & services
- Develop marketing plans
Meet with an advisor
Get expert advice from one of our full-time SBDC advisors and faculty mentors from Baruch College’s Zicklin School of Business. They undergo rigorous professional certification to support startups and established businesses. We provide high-quality, cutting-edge small business tools to help you achieve your vision.
Full-time SBDC advisors
Marketing and consumer behavior
Sales and negotiation
Mary Ann Holley
Workshops and seminars
The SBDC offers business workshops every week led by Baruch’s Top Business School Faculty.
- Topics include Marketing, Business Plan preparation, Managing Company Finances and more
- Great opportunities to build your professional network.
About the SBA
Our lead sponsor is the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) in Washington, D.C., an independent government agency that has been helping entrepreneurs fund, launch, and grow their businesses for over 50 years. Through a nationwide network of field offices and partnerships with organizations like ours, the SBA helps strengthen America’s economy one small business at a time.