Genesee County EDC

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About

The Genesee County Economic Development Center is your one-stop shop for businesses looking to locate or grow in upstate New York. Genesee County has the workforce talent, shovel-ready sites, financial assistance and market access to help your company grow.
With 2.3 million population in less than an hour drive, we have the workforce you need to succeed. We also have programs, 1,800 acres of shovel-ready sites, incentives and loans available to assist you in your growth, as over 450 companies have experienced since 2003. For your products, you can reach 128 million customers in one day’s drive of Genesee County.

Services Provided

Accelerators and Incubators

  • Accelerator
  • Incubator

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Demographic and Census Data
  • Forming a Business
  • Identification and Research of Foreign Markets
  • Market Plan Development
  • Market Research

Buying or Selling a Business

  • Buying or Selling a Franchise
  • Cooperatives (Co-ops)
  • Purchasing or Selling an Existing Business
  • Valuation

Economic and Site Development

  • Economic Development
  • Economic Forecast
  • Environmental Compliance
  • Lease Review
  • Revitalization
  • Site Location Assistance
  • Tax Credits
  • Watershed Planning

Events and Community Building

  • Hackathon / Startup Week or Weekends
  • Neighborhood Fairs and Festivals
  • Pitch Events
  • Startup Drinks

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Angel Investment
  • Bonding
  • Government Funding
  • Grant Funding
  • Loans
  • Matching Funds
  • Microloans
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Tax Credits
  • Technology Grants
  • Trade Show Financial Assistance
  • Venture Capital

Human Resources, Workforce and Talent

  • Apprenticeship
  • Employee Development
  • Industry
  • Leadership/Professional Development
  • Recruiting
  • Retention
  • Workforce Incentives
  • Workforce Training

Import and Export Assistance

  • Certification and Licensing
  • Financial Assistance for Exporting Activities
  • Identification/Research of Foreign Markets
  • Locating Foreign Distributors
  • Networking/Exploring Exporting
  • Trade Education and Training

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Internship and Co-op Programs
  • Student Marketing Projects
  • Student Research Projects
  • Student Training
  • Youth Entrepreneurship Education

Libraries and Research

  • Business Research Resources
  • Demographic/Census Data

Manufacturing, High Tech, Life Sciences Development

  • Commercialization
  • High Tech Development
  • Industrial Technology Research
  • Life Sciences Development
  • Manufacturing Development
  • Quality Improvement (Supply Chain, Six Sigma)
  • Wet Lab Incubator

Marketing and Sales

  • Advertising/Brochure Design
  • Award Recognition
  • Call Center Services
  • Competitive Analysis
  • Demographics/Census Data
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
  • Market Research
  • Student Marketing Projects

Mentoring

  • Formal Mentoring Programs
  • One-on-One Counseling
  • Peer Mentoring

Networking and Associations

  • Demographically Based
  • Geographically Based
  • Home Based
  • Industry Specific
  • International Trade
  • Small Business/General

Operations and Logistics

  • Freight and Distribution
  • Locating Freight Forwarders/Customs Brokers
  • Quality Improvement (Supply Chain, Six Sigma)

Regulatory Compliance

  • Bonding

Space

  • Commercial Kitchen Facilities
  • Conference/Meeting and Event Space
  • Coworking
  • Lab Space
  • Lease Review Assistance
  • Makerspace / Hackerspace
  • Office Space
  • Retail Space
  • Site Location Assistance
  • Wet Lab

Starting a Business

  • Business Research Resources
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Site Location
  • Startup Business Counseling
  • Startup Classes

Technical Assistance

  • Virtual Consulting and Online Services
Primary Contact
Chris Suozzi
Address
99 MedTech Dr
Batavia, NY 14020
Phone
(585) 409-1301
Website
www.gcedc.com