The region has a wealth of resources for aspiring and active entrepreneurs. Here are some ways to tap the knowledge in our community.
College at Brockport Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
Serving Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Wayne Counties, the SBDC assists with New York State M/WBE certification applications and more. Offers free counseling, training, and business research on starting and running a […]
Launch NY EIR program
Launch NY is a nonprofit venture development organization in Upstate New York. We provide pro bono mentoring and access to risk capital for high-growth startups.
NYSERDA EIR program
Entrepreneurs-in-Residence (EIR) guide early-stage companies through specific projects and issues, such as staffing for growth, budget management, resource planning, strategic partnering, obtaining investment, and board management. An EIR has a […]
SCORE, Greater Rochester Chapter
Supports the aspiring and current small business owner through free counseling, mentoring, and a variety of free or low-cost workshops on small business topics. SCORE also advises nonprofits.
Urban League of Rochester’s Business Development Center
The Urban League of Rochester’s Business Development Center has worked in the Rochester community for over 20 years, promoting self-sufficiency through entrepreneurship. We assist minorities and women in launching and […]