NYC Business Solutions Centers

Since 2012, Next Street has operated NYC Business Solutions Centers (BSC) in partnership with the NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS).  Each Center serves as a one-stop resource center for entrepreneurs and small business owners, let us connect you with the resources you need to start, operate and grow your business.

We understand the needs of small businesses and offer a range of important services – free of charge. Our talented business specialists will provide you with the guidance you need to get started, succeed and grow. We’ll conduct an assessment of your business needs and then point you towards the right resources, everything from business courses to legal services.

Take Advantage of Free Business Services
Offered at NYC Business Solutions Centers


Develop your business plan and get guidance on the right strategy for your business. Learn computer-based bookkeeping, how to master marketing, what it takes to get to sell to the government, and much more.


Access our network of pro bono attorneys who can answer all of your legal questions. They’ll guide you and help you consider a legal structure, trademark your products and services, and review your contracts or business lease.


Secure the financing you need. We’ll help you identify alternative lenders and package your loan application so that you can operate or expand your business.


Save money and maintain a competitive edge with government incentives. Your business will benefit from tax credits, energy cost savings and dozens of other government incentives.


Cut through the red tape. We’ll connect you with the right government agencies and utilities to get permits and licenses, resolve violations, and help your business recover from emergencies and natural disasters.


Hire talented staff to open a new location or expand your existing business. We’ll save you time and money by recruiting and screening jobseekers from a citywide pool of qualified candidates, and refer only the right fit for your business.


Give your employees the skills they need to take your business to the next level. Whether you want to invest in new technology, seek a larger market share, or reduce costs, we offer employee training solutions to help you achieve your business goals.


Learn what it takes to become a government contractor. We will connect you to resources that will help your business compete on government contracts, and sell goods and services to the City of New York.


Getting certified in NYC as a Minority & Women Owned Business Enterprise (M/WBE), Locally Based Enterprise (LBE), or Emerging Business Enterprise (EBE) puts your business in position to compete on government contracts and access exclusive programs designed to help small businesses grow.

Upcoming Courses

First Step to Starting a Business

Tuesday, November 12, 2019
11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
NYC Department of Small Business Services | 1 Liberty Plaza | 11th Floor | New York, NY 10006

Take Control: Formalizing Your Financial Management & Record Keeping Systems

Thursday, November 14, 2019
9:30 AM – 11:30 AM
90-27 Sutphin Boulevard | 4th Floor | Queens, NY 11435

Creating a Business Idea that Works

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
11:30 AM – 2:30 PM
NYC Department of Small Business Services | 1 Liberty Plaza | 11th Floor | New York, NY 10006

Getting Contracted: Selling to the Government 101

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
9:30 AM – 11:30 AM
LaGuardia Community College | 31-10 Thomson Avenue | E Building, Room E500 | Queens, NY 11101

NYC Small Business Training Grant Program

Thursday, November 14, 2019
9:30 AM – 11:30 AM
90-27 Sutphin Boulevard | 4th floor | Queens, NY 11435

Social Media Marketing

Thursday, November 21, 2019
3:00 PM – 5:30 PM
43-06 Greenpoint Avenue | Queens, NY 10004

Small Business Financing: How & Where to Get it

Friday, November 22, 2019
2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
NYPL – Hudson Park Branch | 66 Leroy St. | New York, NY 10014


Wednesday, November 27, 2019
9:00 AM – 7:00 PM
NYC Department of Small Business Services | 1 Liberty Plaza | 11th Floor | New York, NY 10006

Choosing the Right Legal Structure

Wednesday, December 4, 2019
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
90-27 Sutphin Boulevard | 4th Floor | Queens, NY 11435

选择正确的公司法律架构, 纽约皇后区 (Choosing The Right Legal Structure)

Thursday, December 5, 2019
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
135-20 39th Avenue | 6th Floor | Flushing, NY 11354

Getting Certified As A Minority or Women Owned Business (M/WBE) Workshop

Monday, December 9, 2019
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
31-10 Thomson Avenue | Queens, NY 11101


Tuesday, December 10, 2019
10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
90-27 Sutphin Boulevard | 4th Floor | Queens, NY 11435

Building an Operational Plan

Tuesday, December 10, 2019
11:30 AM – 2:00 PM
NYC Department of Small Business Services | 1 Liberty Plaza | 11th Floor | New York, NY 10006

Signing a Commercial Lease

Wednesday, December 11 2019
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
NYC Department of Small Business Services | 1 Liberty Plaza | 11th Floor | New York, NY 10006

Search Engine Optimization

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
225 Liberty Street | 29th Floor | New York, NY 10281

Crowdfunding to Bankroll Your Business with Kiva

Thursday, December 12, 2019
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
90-27 Sutphin Boulevard | 4th Floor | Queens, NY 11435

Finding Money at 0%-3% Interest Rates: Yes Under 3%

Thursday, December 12, 2019
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Meet The Team

Ricardo Devallon


Ricardo Devallon


Orieta Laska
Senior Account Manager-Recruitment & Training


Carlos Sugranes
Account Manager-Industrial Business Services Provider


Elsi Aga
Jr. Account Manager-Finance


Alexander Pingry
Jr. Account Manager-Courses


Marian Cicolello


Paula Libreros
Sr. Account Manager-MWBE Certification


Stanley Dutervil
Account Manager-Finance


Will Moss
Account Manager


Quadri Olanlege
Jr. Account Manger

We help business owners succeed every day

”Being business owners means everything to us…we were able to overcome our legal obstacle with help and guidance of wonderful people that led us a step at a time…”

Luz Marlen
El Arepazo

 Next Street Supported Programs

Manhattan Industrial Business Service Providers Program

The Industrial Business Service Providers program is designed to help start and grow industrial businesses in New York City. Next Street’s Account Manager works with Manufacturing, Construction, Transportation, Wholesale, Utility and Film Production businesses, to connect them to money-saving incentives, navigate government rules and regulations, apply for funding to launch or grow their business, and recruit and train employees. Services include financing assistance, incentives navigating government, recruitment and training.

Women Entrepreneurs NYC

WE NYC is an initiative based out of SBS focused on helping women start and grow their own businesses. The initiative offers a variety of programs to support women entrepreneurs, including networking events, mentorship programs, educational workshops, and more. Next Street designed and now delivers WE Master Leadership, a 3-day workshop offerings tools and tips to help entrepreneurs master negotiation skills, craft a formal business pitch to win new business, and hone collaborative leadership skills.

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