Starting & Growing Business in New York State

Posted Posted in business, directory, financing, guide, lending, New York, New York state, small business

The New York Empire State Development’s Small Business Division has put together a unified website collecting various New York State programs/services offered to New York small business to start-up or expand their small businesses. The site contains a 52-page guide to owning and operating a small business in New York State as well as a […]

Technological Innovation Government Programs

Posted Posted in connecticut, development, funding, New York, R&D, research, SBIR, small business, STTR, technology

For small businesses looking to conduct research and development, while needing funds to realize their small business technology, check out The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. The SBIR “is a highly competitive program that encourages domestic small businesses to engage in Federal Research/Research and Development (R/R&D) that has the potential for commercialization.” Progressing in […]

Barriers to Digital Trade

Posted Posted in barriers, commerce, digital, policy, trade, trade representative, US

In January 2017 the Congressional Research Service drafted a report entitled Digital Trade and U.S. Trade Policy. The Report (43 pages long) complies information from across various sectors to describe barriers faced by US companies in exploiting and pursuing digital trade opportunities abroad. The report follows on a US Trade Representative Fact Sheet on Key […]

Cybersecurity Tools

Posted Posted in business, company, cybersecurity, FCC, SBA, small business, web

If your business operates online, then your business/company should seriously address cybersecurity issues. The Small Business Administration (SBA) dedicates a page describing and linking to “Top Tools and Resources for Small Business Owners”. The page features links to fact sheets, webinars, online courses, and other federal agency resources. One such resource derives from the Federal […]

Check out Global NY & OpentoExport if you are a New York or UK business

Posted Posted in assistance, export, New York, NY business, small business, SME, UK

If you are a New York state small business thinking about exporting to foreign countries or already selling your products abroad, then take a look at Global NY. The new program offers assistance to New York state small businesses who export as well as foreign businesses looking to invest in New York. Peruse the services […]