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Whether you’re expanding your business or starting a new venture, NJSBDC consultants can provide your small business with personalized guidance on a variety of diverse matters. We have the ability to equip your establishment with the resources and tools necessary in order to get you to the next level. We offer comprehensive solutions and services for new and existing businesses, as well as strategies for accelerating your growth. Explore our counseling options below, and choose which path is a best fit for you.

New Business

The NJSBDC provides tools for aspiring entrepreneurs who want to start their small business. With services such as training workshops, events, counseling, and technical assistance, the NJSBDC is your place for small business creation assistance. Your first step to getting started on the right path with the New Jersey Small Business Development Center is to attend a Small Business Startup Workshop. From there, you will produce a concept a plan, which leads to completing the online request for counseling. Below are some helpful links to kick start your new business.


If you are the owner of an existing small business, you can benefit from partnering with the NJSBDC to grow your company. We provide services that include long term business advising and results driven training. If you have an established small business and want to take advantage of the services that the New Jersey Small Business Development Center offers, take the following steps into consideration. First, submit a business needs assessment. Next, complete an online request for counseling we will be in touch to go over your initial assessments. These two short and simple steps can take your business to the next level.


Tens of thousands of established small businesses and entrepreneurs have tapped the NJSBDC network for customized, one-to-one management consulting and training for more than three decades. Companies that use NJSBDC’s comprehensive services report accelerated growth and improved access to capital financing. Don’t fall behind, contact us today to get the help you need to see your business grow.


B-GAP is an extension of NJSBDC’s core services: Consulting, Training and Research.  Designed for the small to medium sized businesses (SMBs) that have gotten beyond the initial growing pains of starting their business. The companies participating in this program have already established a solid revenue base ($1 million or more) and/or have a few employees (10 or more) to assist with day-to-day operations while the owner or the senior management team explores strategic opportunities for growth and profitability. 


starting Your Business

If you are planning on starting a small business, NJSBDC, with the help of the Small Business Administration (SBA), is here to make your small business dreams a reality. Become a client and see how.

Expanding Your Business

If you are an existing business with annual revenue of up to $1 million or have more than $1 million in revenue and/or 10 or more employees, NJSBDC can help you expand your market share as a company and grow your vision into a successful company. Become a client and see how.

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The New Jersey Sustainable Business program is funded by the USEPA, and is part of an EPA Region 2 Toxic Reductions initiative that also includes projects being conducted by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC), and New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT).

Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA. All services extended to the public on a non-discriminatory basis.