Partner with us!

Start Small owes its success to the generosity of our partners and supporters. Thanks to the funders, law firms, banks and financial institutions, not-for-profit organizations, law schools and academic institutions, and others who help to make our work possible.


We rely upon our extensive network of partners and supporters to help our small business entrepreneurs grow thriving businesses. If you're interested in partnering with us to make big things happen, please contact Jennifer DaSilva, Executive Director, at (347) 989-5139 or email We'd love to hear from you. 

Law Schools & Academic Institutions

UC Berkeley Law School

Brooklyn Law School

Columbia Law School

Fordham University Law School

New York Law School

Pace Law Food & Beverage Clinic


Alameda County Small Business Development Center

Columbia-Harlem Small Business Development Center

New York City Department of Small Business Services

New York City Business Solutions

New York Public Library System: Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL)


Oakland Business Assistance Center

San Francisco Office of Economic & Workforce Development

U.S. Small Business Administration



Association of Pro Bono Counsel (APBCo)


Morgan Stanley


Stout Risius Ross Advisors, LLC



Banks / Financial Institutions


BNP Paribas

Capital One

Goldman Sachs

Neighborhood Trust Federal Credit Union

Neuberger Berman 

Not-for-Profit Organizations

Accion USA

Alliance for Community Development

Bronx Business Incubator

Brooklyn Legal Services Corporation

Business Center for New Americans

Business Outreach Center Network


Center for an Urban Future

Centro Community Partners

East Bay Asian Economic Local Development Corporation

Harlem Business Alliance

Hot Bread Kitchen

Inner City Advisors Fund Good Jobs


Lawyers Alliance for New York

La Cocina

Main Street Launch

Mission Asset Fund

Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA)

New York Lawyers for the Public Interest

New York Women’s Chamber of Commerce

Pacific Community Ventures

Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center

San Francisco LGBT Center

The Legal Aid Society

Volunteers of Legal Service


Working Solutions



The Auldridge Fund

Capital One Foundation


Fund for Public Housing

JP Morgan Chase Foundation

Pillsbury Winthrop Foundation

The Hamond Family Foundation

The Kate Spade & Company Foundation

The New York Bar Foundation

Law Firms

Aharoni Business Law

Allen & Overy

Arent Fox LLP

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP

BakerHostetler LLP

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Cahill Gordon & Reindel

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton

Cooley LLC

Covington & Burling LLP

Cozen O'Connor

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Dechert LLP

Debevoise & Plimpton


Donahue Fitzgerald

Duane Morris LLP

Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.

Fenwick & West

Fish & Richardson P.C.

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Grameen America

Goodwin Procter

Hanson Bridgett LLP

Hogan Lovells US LLP

Hunton & Williams LLP

K&L Gates LLP

Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

Kirkland and Ellis LLP

Latham & Watkins

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP

McCarter & English, LLP

McDermott Will & Emery

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Morrison Foerster

Nelson Mullins

Nixon Peabody


Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe

Paul Hastings

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Perkins Coie LLP

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman

Proskauer Rose LLP

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Shearman & Sterling LLP

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP

Weil, Gotshal & Manges

Winston & Strawn LLP

White & Case LLP