Dean L. Balsamini




College of Staten Island

2800 Victory Blvd

Staten Island, NY 10314

Center: 718-982-2560

Fax: 718-982-2323


Staten Island SBDC



We think New York is great for small business -- and so do our clients.


Our Vision: The vision of the NYS SBDC is to create economic sustainability for all New Yorkers  one business at a time.


Our Mission: The mission of the SBDC is to provide professional business advisement,

education, network resources and to advocate for small business and entrepreneurs.


Since our start in 1993, the expert advisors of the Staten Island SBDC have worked directly with over 5,900 businesses, helping them to invest more than $130,000,000 in the area's economy, and create or save over 4,100 jobs.


If your business resides in New York, the SBDC can help you  maneuver around the obstacles to success. Among other things, we help our clients:


· * Understand the importance of a business plan

· * Discover sources of funding

· * Prepare for e-commerce

· * Identify avenues for exporting goods & services

· * Develop marketing plans

· * Assess an invention’s viability

· * Comply with licensing & regulations


And thanks to our partners in the public and private

sectors, our services are free of charge.



Outreach Office:

Bay Ridge Satellite Office
Sovereign Bank Bldg.
9512-Third Avenue
Brooklyn, NY11209
Phone: 718-619-5603

Folded Corner: A New Business is opened by an SBDC Client Every 2 1/2 Hours
A New Client is Assisted Every 40 Minutes
A Job is created or saved by an SBDC client every 90 minutes
SBDC Clients invest $944 in their business every Minute (1.3M/day)

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.

Education. Entrepreneurship. Economic Development