Wyoming County Business Center
Established in 2006 as a not-for-profit local development corporation by the Wyoming County Board of Supervisors, we provide opportunities for business growth by promoting and assisting economic development projects that result in capital investments and job creation and retention in Wyoming County, NY. We are proud to offer several outstanding programs to help you start and grow your business including the Wyoming County Business Fast Track Program; the Wyoming County Business Accelerator Academy; the Wyoming County Business Mentorship Program; Wyoming County Rapid Start Loan Program; and the Wyoming County Micro-Loan Program.
We are co-located and work with our development partners the Wyoming County Industrial Development Agency (IDA), Wyoming County Planning & Development, Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce and Tourism, Small Business Development Center, and the Wyoming County Business Education Council.
Wyoming County Business Fast Track Program
For over ten years, our nationally recognized program has educated entrepreneurs and helped businesses succeed by providing the necessary skills to overcome the challenges of starting or expanding an existing small business. The Wyoming County Business Fast Track Program, built on the Kauffman Foundation's FastTrac platform, offers you a hands-on, real-world educational experience that will help you start or grow your business and gain access to a network of resources. Our experienced certified facilitators set you up for success by guiding, educating and helping you assess your business concept, develop a business plan and launch your business. For more information contact Jennifer Tyczka at 585-786-3764 or by email.
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Wyoming County Business Accelerator Academy
Advance your business to the next level with our new 4-week interactive program to better equip business owners with the tools, resources, and knowledge to advance your business to greater financial success and long-term sustainability. This program is for Wyoming County business owners who are looking to overcome barriers to growth and develop strategies to move their business to the next level. For more information about the Wyoming County Business Accelerator Academy please contact Jennifer Tyczka at 585-786-3764 or by email.
Meet the business owners who advanced their businesses to the next level with the Wyoming County Business Accelerator Academy.
Wyoming County Business Mentorship ProgramAre you ready for what's next? What does the future hold for your business? The Wyoming County Business Mentorship Program is designed to connect experienced Business Mentors with Wyoming County Small Business owners with up to 8 hours of no-cost, one-on-one consultation. For more information about the Wyoming County Business Mentorship Program please contact Jennifer Tyczka at 585-786-3764 or by email.
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Wyoming County Rapid Start Loan Program
Are you looking for quick seed funding to get your business started or are you a Wyoming County small business looking for funding to improve and expand? The Wyoming County Rapid Start Loan Program can provide eligible borrowers with up to $10,000 in loan funds to help.
For more information about the Wyoming County Rapid Start Loan Program and to see if you qualify, please call Jim Pierce at 585-786-3764 or email.
Wyoming County Micro-Loan Program
If you need help starting or growing your business in Wyoming County, our Micro-Loan Program could be just what you need! We offer a low interest fixed-rate micro-loan program for qualified startup and existing businesses. Micro-loans range from a minimum of $10,000 to a maximum of $50,000.
The current interest rate is 2% and the terms are five to seven years. Funds may be used for working capital, furniture, fixtures, equipment, inventory, materials and supplies. Refinancing of existing debt is not eligible. This program is designed to serve as gap financing or if a borrower has been declined by a bank. The focus of the program is to support underserved markets, including low-income borrowers or those with little to no credit history.
For more information about the Micro-Loan Program and to see if you qualify please call Jim Pierce at 585-786-3764 or email.