Empowering You to Succeed
Let us connect you with the resources you need to start, operate and grow your business.
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.
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.
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.
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.
First Step to Starting a Business
Choosing the Right Legal Structure
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.
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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