Angel Capital Association
The Angel Capital Association is North America's professional alliance of angel groups. This fast growing association brings together the 200 angel organizations in the United States and Canada to share best practices, network, and help develop data about the field of angel investing.

Investor's Guide to the SEC
This publication describes the information you should review before you invest, provides tips on how to find information about companies and lists several 'red flags' to avoid.

Angel Capital Educational Foundation
The Angel Capital Education Foundation (ACEF) is a charitable organization devoted to education and research in the field of angel investing. The programs of the ACEF include conferences, regional meetings, educational workshops and seminars, and research projects and reports.

NYS Small Business Development Centers
The New York State Small Business Development Center program, a joint effort of the U.S. Small Business Administration and the State University of New York, provides one-on-one counseling at no charge on all aspects of small business start-up and management and programs on selected aspects of these issues throughout the year.

Areas of focus include:

  • Business planning
  • Financial planning
  • Financial strategies
  • Organizational structures
  • Marketing
  • Human resource issues

SBDC Business Advisors can provide referrals for:

  • Access to public and private sources of capital
  • Professional services providers
  • Consultants
  • Training programs
  • Workshops and seminars
  • Central business library facilities

The Adirondack Region is home to two SBDC Offices:

  • North Country SBDC on the campus of SUNY Plattsburgh; and,
  • SUNY Canton SBDC


Melinda L. Little, Coordinator
PO Box 1281, Saranac Lake, NY 12983
Phone: (518) 354-0202