Small Business Development Center

Since launching in 1993, the business advisors of the Small Business Development Center at the College of Staten Island have worked directly with over 7,000 businesses, helping them to invest more than $152,000,000 in the area's economy, and create or save over 4,700 jobs.

Allow the SBDC guide you and your business to success! 

The Small Business Development Center assists our clients with the following:

  • understanding the importance of a business plan
  • discovering sources of funding
  • preparing for e-commerce
  • identifying avenues for exporting goods & services
  • developing marketing plans
  • assessing an invention’s viability
  • complying with licensing & regulations
  • informative seminars
  • and much more!

And thanks to our partners in the public and private sectors, our services are no cost.

Click here to visit the
Staten Island Small Business Development Center website

Dean L. Balsamini
Director, CSI-SBDC


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Free Small Business Assistance


Contact the Small Business Development Center today!

Main Office:

College Of Staten Island 
2800 Victory Blvd., Building 3A, Room 105 
Staten Island, NY 10314-9806

Phone: 718-982-2560
Fax: 718-982-2323

Hours of Operation: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Outreach Offices:

SBDC Staten Island Satellite
Empire State Bank Building
1361 N.Railroad
Staten Island, NY 10306
Phone: 718-873-4496

SBDC-Bay Ridge Satellite Office
Sovereign Bank Bldg.
9512-Third Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11209
Phone: 718-609-5603

SBA The SBDC is a program supported by the U.S. Small Business Administration and is extended to the public on a
non-discriminatory basis. SBA cannot endorse any products, opinions or services of any external parties or activities.

Partnership Program with the SBA, administered by the State University of New York. Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA. All SBA funded programs are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis.