Guide: Resources for small businesses in Connecticut, New Jersey and New York

Do you own a small business, or are looking to start one? 
Below are links for resources in the tri-state area:


The Small Business Administration (SBA) connects entrepreneurs with lenders and funding to help them plan, start and grow their business.
Get local assistance - The SBA has a network of partners offering free or low-cost counseling and training in your area. CLICK HERE to enter your zip code and get local assistance.


Connecticut’s special Office of Small Business Affairs connects business owners with resources that can help spark growth or ease relocation.
According to the SBA, more than 97% of the businesses in Connecticut employ fewer than 500 people each. And nearly 50% of all Connecticut workers are employed by firms with fewer than 500 employees.
Click here for business support in Connecticut. 


According to New Jersey’s Office of Small Business Advocacy, the state ranks 11th in the number of small businesses in the U.S., with over 861,000 enterprises and counting. 
For support from NJBAC’s Small Business Advocates click here


Small businesses make up 98% of New York state businesses and employ 40% of New York’s private sector workforce. 
Click here to find guides to programs and resources for business planning, operations and growth.