Since our start in 1986, the Pace SBDC has worked directly with more than 16,000 small businesses, helping them to invest over $170 million in the area's economy, and create or save over 7,000 jobs.

Connect with lenders and other investment sources to secure funds to purchase equipment or property, or for working capital to operate your business.

Financing for your Business
Business Plan

Get help writing a business plan, the “roadmap” for a business venture, which is invaluable whether or not you are seeking funding.

Develop realistic and comprehensive financial projections to both effectively plan for your business’ growth as well as to potentially secure financing.

Developing Financial Projections

Secure free demographic, economic and other key market research through our Research Network to help determine target market potential.

Market Research

Get guidance to help bring your idea from concept to reality, and assess the obligations and responsibilities of different legal structures.

Business Start-up Assistance

Brainstorm effective marketing and sales strategies, including social media & website development, to communicate the benefits of your products & services.


Contracts and Risk Management

Friday, January 22, 2021, from 10-11 am EST

This Contracts & Risk Management webinar will provide an introduction for the small business owner and entrepreneur to issues related to contracts and risk management, including the importance and significance of contracts and mutual assent; the risks and responsibilities of the contractual relationship; assessing business risk for working with Letter Agreements, Memoranda of Understanding, Letters of Intent, and other less formal contract documents; understanding key contractual elements and clauses to mitigate risk and spot issues on which to seek legal assistance; and working effectively with counsel.

Hosted by the Pace University Small Business Development Center (SBDC), this session will be led by Jessica Magaldi, the Ivan Fox Scholar and Professor of Business Law at Pace University’s Lubin School of Business and a legal and business advisor to emerging technology companies.


New York SBDC Business Training

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Pace University SBDC

163 William Street, Room 328

New York, NY, 10038   


Office:  (212) 618-6655


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A, C, J, Z, 2, 3, 45 to Fulton St

E to World Trade Center
6 to Brooklyn Bridge


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