BINGHAMTON (WBNG) — As New York begins to completely reopen, Southern Tier officers need you to concentrate on sources accessible that can assist you and your small enterprise.
The Small Enterprise Improvement Heart (SBDC) serves to assist folks work out among the finer factors of their enterprise, reminiscent of operations and money circulate, or assist with extra complicated mortgage and grant purposes.
Right here in New York, the SUNY system operates 22 SBDCs throughout the state; Binghamton College runs the native heart out of the Koffman Southern Tier Incubator.
BU President Harvey Stenger informed 12 Information Tuesday the middle has helped 1000’s of native companies over the previous 25 years, together with Misplaced Canine Cafe in downtown Binghamton.
One of many enterprise companions behind Misplaced Canine stated the cafe wouldn’t exist if it weren’t for the assistance of the SBDC.
“Really we would not be right here with out that; we had an incredible concept, we had loads of ardour however we lacked the enterprise facet of it and shifting down right here, immediately we’re in search of a mortgage and there are stuff you want for that, and with out that sort of background it may be intimidating,” Liz Hughes stated.
Officers stated the SBDC does not supply any grant applications of its personal, however it may assist you to fill out any software wanted, reminiscent of for PPP or the Restaurant Revitalization Fund.