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

Columbia Law School

Fordham University Law School

New York Law School

NYU School of Law

Alameda County Small Business Development Center

Columbia-Harlem Small Business Development Center

New York City Department of Small Business Services



Oakland Business Assistance Center

San Francisco Office of Economic & Workforce Development

U.S. Small Business Administration



American Express

Association of Pro Bono Counsel (APBCo)



Global Atlantic Financial

Group Casper



Stout Risius Ross Advisors, LLC



Banks / Financial Institutions


BNP Paribas

Capital One

Goldman Sachs

Neighborhood Trust Federal Credit Union

Neuberger Berman

Morgan Stanley

Spring Bank


Capital One Foundation


Corinthian Foundation

Fund for Public Housing

JP Morgan Chase Foundation

Kauffman Foundation

The Kate Spade & Company Foundation

The New York Bar Foundation

Not-for-Profit Organizations

Accion USA

Alliance for Community Development

Brooklyn Legal Services Corporation

Brooklyn Public Library

Business Center for New Americans

Business Outreach Center Network


Centro Community Partners

East Bay Asian Economic Local Development Corporation

Excelsior Growth Fund

Grameen America

Harlem Business Alliance

Harlem Commonwealth Council

Hot Bread Kitchen

Inner City Advisors Fund Good Jobs


Lawyers Alliance for New York

La Cocina

The Legal Aid Society

Main Street Launch

Mission Asset Fund

Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA)

New York Lawyers for the Public Interest

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

Operation Hope

Pacific Community Ventures

Queens Economic Development Corporation (Entrepreneur Space)


Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center


San Francisco LGBT Center


Uptown Grand Central

Volunteers of Legal Service

Working Solutions

Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA)


Law Firms

Allen & Overy

Arent Fox LLP

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP

Blank Rome

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

Dorsey and Whitney

Duane Morris LLP

Fenwick & West

Fish & Richardson P.C.

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

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

Mayer Brown LLP

McCarter & English, LLP

Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Morrison Foerster

Nixon Peabody


Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe

Paul Hastings

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Perkins Coie LLP

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman

Proskauer Rose LLP

Shearman & Sterling LLP

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP

Vinson & Elkins LLP

Weil, Gotshal & Manges

Winston & Strawn LLP

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

White & Case LLP