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

Changing our Viewpoint: Business Planning During Covid-19

Wed, June 3, 2020 at 5:30

Reach Customers Online with Google

Wed, June 10, 2020 at 3:00 PM

Small Business Financing

Tue, Jun 16, 2020 at 3:00 PM

Get Your Business Online

Wed, June 17, 2020 at 3:00 PM

Meet The Team

Ricardo Devallon


Ricardo Devallon


Carlos Sugranes
Senior Account Manager-Industrial Business Services Provider


Elsi Aga
Account Manager-Finance

Megan Cook

Megan Cook
Account Manager


William Fonkeng
Account Manager-Courses

Emily Lindo

Emily Lindo
Junior Account Manager


Marian Cicolello


Stanley Dutervil
Account Manager-Finance


Will Moss
Account Manager


Quadri Olanlege
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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