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Welcome to the state of opportunity

The climate for doing business in New York has never been better. If you’re looking to launch or expand your business, you’ve come to the right place. You’ll find an array of Empire State advantages: tax-based incentives, resources and training for entrepreneurs and businesses looking to go global, industry/university partnerships fostering the development of innovative technologies and products, and the financial support needed to help businesses grow.

Highlighted programs

Here are some of the programs that give businesses in New York State unmatched advantages. Get the help you need to start or grow your business right here.

Excelsior Jobs Program

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Regional Council Capital Fund (ESD Grants – REDC)

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New York State Directory of Small Business Programs

Find valuable programs and resources for business planning, operations and growth.

Global NY

Learn how New York State can help foreign and local businesses succeed.

Division of Small Business Services

Take advantage of our array of programs and initiatives to help small businesses maximize opportunities for success.

New York Ventures

Access seed and early-stage venture funding to move your startup from concept to commercialization.