Small Business Development Center
The SBDC, UA places emphasis on providing needed services to manufacturers, women, veterans, minority, and physically challenged individuals, or on business impacting distressed and targeted areas. By assisting new and existing small business firms, the SBDC, UA directly contributes to local, regional, and state economies, promoting stability and growth. Since inception, the SBDC, UA has provided business assistance to 17,000 entrepreneurs with 142,461 counseling hours. These efforts helped access $211,052,585 in local economic investment and 8,299 jobs were saved or created during the period. Of the 23 SBDC's Statewide, the UAlbany program has been consistently ranked within the top three Centers in New York State over the last 3 years (based on a matrix of efficiency, quality, and quantity measures).
School, college, division or unit: School of Business