Webinar Recap: NYS Small Business Financing Program

On April 5th, 2022, the Pace University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) hosted a discussion-themed webinar with Empire State Development (ESD), New York State’s economic development agency, highlighting small business financing opportunities for New York State-based small business and entrepreneurs.


The session was kicked off by Pace SBDC Regional Director Andrew Flamm, who reviewed small business financing resources as well as highlighted NYSBDC 1:1 business advisory service, including guidance and support with funding applications. Andrew then introduced Ray Salaberrios, ESD’s Senior Vice President for Small Business Capital Access, who reviewed a range of ESD financing programs and support of entrepreneurs seeking to launch, grow and sustain a NYS-based business.


As part of this facilitated discussion, Ray covered ESD sponsored programs such as:

After the discussion, the presenters handled a Q&A session moderated by Renee Goodnow from NYSBDC Central's Office.


Click here to watch the webinar recording


At the Pace University Small Business Development Center, our certified business advisors are here to guide existing small business owners as well as entrepreneurs with emerging ventures. We offer no-cost, 1:1 business advisory services on topics such as forming a legal structure, marketing, financing, and business planning. To schedule a business advisory session, visit our website or email us.