Starting a Business
Below are some links to organizations that can help you get started.
Additional information is available on:
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.
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.
- Small Business Administration
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.
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 including getting started with transaction processing.
- "Counselors to America's Small Business"
Tips on a wide variety of small business topics including Business
Planning, eBusiness, Finance & Capital, Legal, and Tax.
For over two decades, Benefit Specialists of NY has been that partner to our
business community. As part of the Greater Syracuse Chamber of Commerce, we've
served the employee benefit needs of businesses throughout the region with unsurpassed
commitment, products and guidance.
Our diverse business economy has enabled the Syracuse community to fare better
than most of our upstate neighbors. Although a significant number of manufacturing
jobs have been lost, the service-providing industry continues to grow strong.
Syracuse is crossing a threshold, making an irreversible transition away from
the manufacturing-centered economy of yesterday to high-valued, knowledge-intensive
businesses and industry.