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My Nona's Garden Bringing Gardening Home

Florida SBDC at UCF Assists Local Company Selling and Servicing…
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Beauty and Special Effects Makeup Academy Growing with FSBDC at UCF Assistance

The Vocational Academy of Makeup & Prosthetics (VAMP) Providing…
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Magellan Solutions USA Making Its Mark in Government Contracting Business

Melbourne, FL-based Company Assisted by the FSBDC at Eastern…
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DR. PAINT Succeeding in Palm Coast With Help from FSBDC at UCF

Orlando, FL – Omar Rivera and his wife Katherine are a…
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UCF College of Business Students Win Small Business Institute® National Honors

Student Teams Assist Local Small Businesses with Award Winning…
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Nanospective, Inc. Meets the Challenges of Growth with Assistance from FSBDC at UCF

One of the greatest challenges a small business faces is transitioning from its startup phase to being an established, high-performing second stage company. It is not for the faint of heart. The changes in strategy, organization and culture are often profound. But the rewards can be dramatically positive for all of the key stakeholders: owners, employees and clients.
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European Car Care Specialist Dealer Service Alternative Growing With Assistance from the FSBDC at UCF

Dealer Service Alternative is a European car owner’s dream come true. It services, repairs and maintains all makes and models of vehicles but specializes in European cars, especially Mercedes, BMW and Audi. Owner Alex Aviles prides himself in offering his clients and their vehicles a dealership-level experience at fair prices. Aviles motto is “dealer quality service at friendly prices.”
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Pond Science LLC Thriving with Support from Florida SBDC at Eastern Florida State College

Water is a big issue for Florida and its future growth. Population growth, agriculture and industry threaten the natural beauty and water quality of our springs, waterways and wetlands. Invasive foreign plant life infests our ponds and streams. In the face of these challenges, there are solutions to be had and business opportunities to be pursued.
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Florida SBDC at UCF - Palm Coast Helps Bedtops Mattress Clearance Center Make a Strong Start

Imagine moving your home more than 1200 miles and starting a new business in a new and unfamiliar city… simultaneously. Sounds like a steep climb, doesn't it? But that's exactly what Judy and Gary Lemay did. And they couldn't be happier.
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Eagle Equipment Service 1 Expands With Assistance from FSBDC at UCF

Success costs money. Business owners learn quickly that they often need additional funds to finance their growth. Sometimes it can come from their cash flow. Or an investor. Or from a bank. One thing is almost certain: if a business is going to look externally for financing, they are going to need a business plan with reliable and defendable financial forecasts.
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Local Fresh Produce Purveyor Harvest Express Orlando Inc. Thrives with Support from FSBDC at UCF

Bob Saldutti is your quintessential small business owner. About 15 years ago, he founded Harvest Express and has built it to almost $1 million in annual revenues. He’s in the business of manufacturing and delivering fresh produce like salads, cut fruit, carrot & celery sticks to non-grocery retailers in Orlando’s tourist and resort areas.
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Florida SBDC at UCF Opens Sumter County Office

The Florida SBDC at University of Central Florida (FSBDC at UCF), in partnership with the Sumter County Office of Economic Development, is opening a sub-center in Sumter County to help local businesses grow and succeed.
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IT Firm Optimal Technologies International Retains Access to Government Contracts with help of Florida SBDC at UCF

Charles Daniels, President and CEO of Optimal Technologies International (OTi), was facing a squeeze. He had founded the company in 2002 to provide IT product solutions, support and consulting services to government agencies and commercial businesses. Daniels built his business with the assistance of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and its 8(a) Business Development Program which is designed to help small, socially and economically disadvantaged businesses compete in the marketplace.
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Mainstream Engineering's QwikProducts(TM) Unit Experiencing Significant Growth in Latin America

Mainstream Engineering’s president and founder Dr. Robert Scaringe has built a successful, diversified corporation offering research & development project work; military, commercial and retail products; professional engineering services, and lean manufacturing. Every corner of the company is working to realize its mission: providing “Solutions through Advanced Technology” by transitioning advanced technology into high-quality and cost effective products.