How Can We Help?
Our certified, professional staff of the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Binghamton University (BU) SUNY offer their knowledge and experience to provide expert counseling and training to address the myriad concerns inherent in the start-up, operation and closing of a business, at no cost to you. The SBDC staff has access to faculty, staff, students and other resources through BU as well as private and public consultants, agencies and the SBDC Research Network in Albany, NY.
We service our 12 county region that includes Broome, Cortland, Chenango, Delaware, Otsego, Tioga, Chemung, Steuben, Schuyler, Yates, Allegany and Tompkins counties. Our offices have the capability to provide virtual consultations, face-to-face meetings, and phone conferences.
Specializing in direct, one-to-one counseling, the SBDC offers assistance in the following business areas:
- Start-up assistance
- Business Plan Development
- Accounting & Financial Projections
- Sources of Financing
- Business Expansion
- Business closing
There is no cost for the counseling services of the SBDC. Reasonable fees may be charged for some training programs and events.