Jersey City Small Business Services is the First Stop to Open Shop

Small business owners and entrepreneurs, make Jersey City Small Business Services your first step in opening a business in Jersey City. Take advantage of the expertise, services and resources that will help you through the processes of establishing and growing your business. They're available for you free of charge!

One-on-One Counseling —
Obtain the information, tools and support about business formation, space buildout, training and marketing.

Education —
Attend free development workshops covering a wide range of small business-related topics, including bookkeeping, business plan writing, property maintenance, digital marketing and more.

Marketing —
The Shop JC Buy Local program launched November 2016 and promotes shopping at and patronizing Jersey City small businesses with advertising, cross-promotional opportunities, events and more. Our Online Small Business Navigator —
Access information about resources, loans, the rules and regulations of conducting business in Jersey City, available spaces, and permits, and add your business to our registry database and then utilize it for services and goods that you can use.

For more information, email Jennifer Moore at or phone 201.284-8609.

"From helping me market Hudson Kitchen to working with me to find a location and ensuring that I understood the permitting and licensing process, JCEDC truly makes starting a business in Jersey City simple."

~ Djenaba Johnson-Jones, founder & CEO Hudson Kitchen