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Small Business Development Center at Stony Brook University

What We Offer

  • Confidential and no-cost one-on-one counseling with our NYS Certified business counselors
  • On-site assistance available-at your business location
  • Workshops offered on key topics and areas of specific concern for business owners
  • Resources at the Research Network that can assist with market information, industry trends, sample business plans, etc.

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Lo Que Ofrecemos

  • Asesoramiento confidencial y sin costo uno a uno con nuestros asesores comerciales certificados de NYS
  • Asistencia disponible en el locación de su empresa
  • Talleres ofrecidos sobre temas clave y áreas de preocupación específica para dueños de negocios
  • Recursos en la Red de Investigaci ón que pueden ayudar con información de mercado, tendencias de industria, ejemplos de planes de negocios, etc.

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Netgocios Hispanos 2019

 The Hispanic initiative has been generously sponsored by Bank of America. We are proud to partner with them on this economic intitative.


Bank of America Hispanic Initiative Presentations En Español


Bank of America Hispanic Initiative Award Ceremony


  ¡DESDE PATCHOGUE Y BRENTWOOD!
ATENCIÓN NEGOCIOS HISPANOS
¡CONSEJERÍA DE NEGOCIOS VIRTUAL UNA VEZ AL MES!
GRATIS Y CONFIDENCIAL!
Si piensa iniciar tu empresa o deseas fortalecer y hacer crecer la que  tienes, programa una cita ya! Nuestra Consejera de Negocios Certificada  por el Estado de Nueva York Jacqueline R Franco te asistirá.
Consejeria
Investigación de Mercado
Entrenamiento
REGISTRATE AQUI POR PATCHOGUE
Regístrate en el 631-654-4700 ext 153 o al 631-632-9837o en el email: sbdc@stonybrook.edu
REGISTRATE AQUI POR BRENTWOOD
Regístrate en el 631-273-7883 ext 132 o al 631-632-9837 o en el email: sbdc@stonybrook.edu


 

 

 

 

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Recovery Programs

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Upcoming Events


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Entrepreneur Roundtable Accelerator Summer Program 2021
Application Deadline: Monday, April 26, 2021

The companies selected to participate in the four-month program will receive a $100,000 investment and the potential for follow-on funding from ERA’s Fund. As entrepreneurs with decades of experience in business, technology and early-stage venture capital; ERA has successfully founded, built, run, sold and financed businesses. Through ERA you will have access to the most experienced entrepreneurial experts in NYC, all of whom are on deck to help solve every type of operating and strategic problem startups encounter.


RAISE’ Market Intelligence to Grow Your Exports - Webinar for New York State Rural Businesses, Thursday, May 6, 2021
Join the U.S. Commercial Service for a complimentary webinar to learn about services offered for rural exporters, including Rural America’s Intelligence Service for Exporters (RAISE). RAISE market research reports can offer your company targeted intelligence to help maximize your export sales. In addition, learn how Empire State Development/Global NY can assist with grant funding to reimburse your company for using RAISE and other CS services, participating in trade events, and more.


Grow-NY Food & Agriculture Business Competition Application Deadline: Thursday, July 15, 2021
The Grow-NY competition is for start-ups with growth potential in food and agriculture. Applicants must be an established business entity in the food, beverage, and/or agriculture space. Examples of food and agriculture startups include, but are not limited to, companies that: Research and design new crop varieties; Offer new methods and/or tools to support the efficient growing, monitoring, and harvesting of crops and livestock; Offer new and/or improved methods for producing, preparing, and packaging food and beverage products or ingredients; Represent high-growth opportunities for new and innovative food and beverage products or ingredients. 


Directory of Resources for Minority Businesspersons
For more information, click here


Stony Brook SBDC Technology Enhancement Program Tech Enhancement Logo

Identify, Track and Engage a Loyal Customer Base with free Technology Enhancement Assistance

Who is Your Trending Customer Base?
How are You Reaching This Audience?

Tech Focus:

  • Digital Menus
  • App-Based Ordering
  • Server VS Tablet

Contact SBDC For Free Online Appointment

Stony Brook University - Suffolk County Forward Programs
Small Business Tech Enhancement Program:
The SBDC has partnered with Suffolk County Forward Program and Stony Brook University Colleges of Business and Engineering to assist Suffolk County small business owners enhance online technology capabilities. The Technology Enhancement Program will assess small businesses’ current technology profile, pinpoint needs, and assist in developing solutions.
For more information on all Suffolk County Forward programs, visit the Stony Brook University College of Business Website.

This Week's TECHTalk
Xupermask  is a high-tech face mask from  Will.i.am  and Honeywell. For $299 you get a HEPA filtration system with noise-cancelling headphones and Bluetooth audio support.

If you own a restaurant or a small business impacted by the pandemic, contact us to learn more about available technology solutions to help you survive and grow your business.

This Week's Rec
Meet  Billo - a quick and cost-effective way to make custom-made Facebook video ads.


  BEWARE OF SCAMS AND FRAUD SCHEMES
SBA Disaster Loan and PPP Scams
During these economically difficult times, please be on the lookout for grant fraud, loan fraud, and phishing!


New Things Taxpayers Should Consider as They Get Ready to File Taxes in 2021
When people get ready to file their federal tax return there are new things to consider when it comes to which credits to claim and what deductions to take. These things can affect the size of any refund the taxpayer may receive.

 

SBA Disaster Assistance

SBA Disaster Assistance through the Stony Brook SBDC in Response to the Corona Virus

              Online Appointment

A Business Advisor will help you through the abundance of resources available for your particular business/industry.


Veteran Rapid Retraining Assistance Program
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is preparing to launch the Veteran Rapid Retraining Assistance Program (VRRAP) as part of its continued effort to support Veterans seeking retraining and economic opportunities in response to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. VA in partnership with the Department of Labor published a list of high-demand occupations. The list is available here and includes healthcare, education, media, engineering, and high tech opportunities.


SBA Delays Opening Shuttered Venue Operators Grant Applications
Venue Operators can still apply for the SBA's Shuttered Venue Operators Grant and save their application. For a full user guide and tips to apply for the new application, click here


Join the SBA for a Three-Part Series on Small Business Financing
Session One:  The 504 loan Program. Wednesday, April 7 th from 1-2 pm
Session Two: 7(a) loans, Express loans. Wednesday, April 14 th from 1-2 pm
Session Three: Microloans and Community Advantage loans. Wednesday, April 21 st from 1-2 pm


Paycheck Protection Program Open Through May 31st, 2021
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the Treasury Department, announced that the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) will re-open for new borrowers and certain existing PPP borrowers. To learn more, click here.


SBA to Increase Lending Limit for COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loans
Starting the week of April 6, 2021, the SBA is raising the loan limit small businesses and non-profit organizations can borrow through its COVID-19 EIDL program. To learn more, click here


PPP & EIDL Borrowers Now Eligible for the New York Forward Loan Fund
The New York Forward Loan Fund (NYFLF) is an economic recovery loan program aimed at supporting New York State small businesses, nonprofits and small residential landlords as they reopen after the COVID-19 outbreak and NYS on PAUSE. 
To learn if you are eligible and to apply, click here


SBA Extends Deferment Period for all COVID-19 EIDL and Other Disaster Loans until 2022

  • All SBA disaster loans made in calendar year 2020, including COVID-19 EIDL, will have a first payment due date extended from 12-months to 24-months from the date of the note.
  • All SBA disaster loans made in calendar year 2021, including COVID-19 EIDL, will have a first payment due date extended from 12-months to 18-months from the date of the note.

Learn more here


SBA Removes SAM Registration Requirement for the Restaurant Revitalization Grant Program
The SBA has updated their requirements for the Restaurant Revitalization Grant Program, as well as ansered a series of frequently asked questions. The FAQ, compliled by the Independent Restaurant Coalition, can be read here


Restaurant Revitalization Grant Program
An eligible business may receive a tax-free federal grant equal to the amount of its pandemic-related revenue loss, calculated by subtracting its 2020 gross receipts from its 2019 gross receipts. Read the policy brief here


USDA Announces ‘Pandemic Assistance for Producers’ to Distribute Resources
The USDA is establishing new programs and efforts to bring financial assistance to farmers, ranchers, and producers who felt the impact of COVID-19 market disruptions. The new initiative, known as the USDA Pandemic Assistance for Producers, will reach a broader set of producers than in previous COVID-19 aid programs. Learn more here


  New York State Directory of Small Business Programs


  SBA Coronavirus Small Business Financial Assistance Programs and Resources

For more complete information, click each of the programs below:

  1. Paycheck Protection Program
  2. New Economic Injury Disaster Loan
  3. SBA Debt Relief
  4. SBA Express Bridge Loans

Pursuit provides businesses with  affordable loans and resources  so that they can transform and grow. Check out their   COVID-19 Resource Center .

New York Forward Loan Fund (NYFLF)

Federal Reserve Board Expands its Main Street Lending Program to Allow More Small and Medium-sized Businesses to Be Able to Receive Support

Town of Brookhaven IDA

30/60/90 Day Plan - A comprehensive plan for pivoting your business during COVID-19. Authored by Stony Brook SBDC business advisor Willa Smith

Additional COVID-19 Resources for Businesses


 

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