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

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

Events and Community Building

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

Financial Resources and Assistance

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

Human Resources, Workforce and Talent

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

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

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

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

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

Mentoring

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

Networking and Associations

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

Operations and Logistics

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

Regulatory Compliance

  • Bonding

Space

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

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
Website
www.gcedc.com