Small Business


Interested in starting a company, but don’t know where to begin? Already own a small business, but need a little support to take it to the next level?

Recognizing that small businesses are a critical component of our State’s economy, New Jersey offers a wide range of customized services to help companies take root and grow – whether you’re a Main Street retailer or a biotech start-up.

To encourage entrepreneurship, the New Jersey Business Action Center (BAC) serves as a “one-stop” shop for small companies. Here are just some of the services you can access by contacting BAC’s Small Business Advocacy Team:

  • Mentoring Assistance for business plan creation to financial statement preparation to making the pitch, and everything in between.
  • Financial Resources, including referrals to a variety of financing options available through the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) and community-based micro-lenders.
  • Advocacy Services that can help troubleshoot and cut through red tape to speed licensing, certification, regulatory requirements and more.
  • Labor and Workforce Assistance providing access to state training grants and resources to help you hire and train the best employees.
  • Procurement Assistance offers resources to help small companies take advantage of opportunities.
  • Export Assistance gives valuable information to help small businesses grow globally. 

For more information, visit BAC’s website or call 1-866-534-7789 to discuss your needs with a member of the Small Business Advocacy Team.


Relocation & Expansion Services

We provide customized RFI responses, demographics, detailed market assessments and other complimentary business relocation and expansion services. When your company chooses to grow in New Jersey, we also will help you publicize your good news.

Site Visits

We’ll make your property search seamless, so you find the site that best meets your relocation or expansion needs.

Economic Development Connections

Our public and private partners provide a wide range of services. From higher education research collaboration to regulatory and legal assistance to workforce training, they’ll ensure you have a smooth landing.

Frank Danieli
Business Development Officer, Sector Lead: Advanced Manufacturing & Food
Sho Islam
Business Development Officer, Sector Lead: Logistics & Technology