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Mission Statement

Entrepreneurs often cite mentoring as essential to their success. For this reason, New York State created Business Mentor NY, the State’s first large scale, hands-on small business mentoring program that helps NYS entrepreneurs and established small businesses overcome challenges to grow their business.

Empire State Development

Business Mentor NY is an initiative of Empire State Development (ESD). ESD is New York’s chief economic development agency. The mission of Empire State Development is to promote a vigorous and growing economy, encourage the creation of new job and economic opportunities, increase revenues to the State and its municipalities, and achieve stable and diversified local economies. Through the use of loans, grants, tax credits and other forms of financial assistance, Empire State Development strives to enhance private business investment and growth to spur job creation and support prosperous communities across New York State.


Through Business Mentor NY, you can help an entrepreneur realize their small business dreams. Share your professional skills and business acumen to help small business owners who need and want your advice to grow their businesses. Put your skills to good use and help a small business owner today!


Average Review 2 reviews

Would you recommend Business Mentor NY?

by Kevin F. from Utica, NY (December 28, 2015)
Business Mentor NY is a great opportunity. I wish many years ago there was a resource like this when I was first starting out in business. I have had the pleasure of working with several startup and expanding businesses through Business Mentor NY.
by Oswald V. (June 15, 2014)
Because it seems like a good organization and will likely help Latino community