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Privateer IT Enters Government Contracting Market Assisted by the FSBDC at UCF’s PTAC Program

Doing business with the government isn’t easy. In fact, it’s challenging on multiple levels, especially for small businesses. Jerry Bennett, CEO of Privateer IT, learned that when his bids for government contracts received no response whatsoever.
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Eye on Ball, Inc.’s Vector Training Baseball Ready for Market with Assist from the FSBDC at Seminole State College

Everyone has heard the story of the inventor who comes up with a new idea or new product, makes a prototype and then…Presto!...the product is on the shelves and the inventor is on his new yacht sailing into his billion dollar future.
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ELEGANCE by EV Launches with Assistance from FSBDC at UCF in Kissimmee

What Started as Online Jewelry Concept Evolves into Woman’s…
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FSBDC at UCF Consultants Earn Economic Development Certification

On January 29, 2016 , Hunt Dawkins, Associate Director, and Rafael E.M. Pratts, Area Manager for Kissimmee/Osceola County, both consultants at the Florida SBDC at UCF, received certification as Economic Development Finance Professionals with emphasis in Business Credit Analysis (EDFP-BCA) from the National Development Council (NDC).
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Florida SBDC at UCF’s Advisory Board Council Makes Important Contribution to Growth of Cohen Grossman Attorneys at Law

Custom Selected Board of Volunteers Make a Difference at No-Cost Monday,…
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Jones Brothers & Co. Air and Seaplane Adventures Growing with Assistance from FSBDC at UCF’s Lake County Office

Tavares, Florida is called “America’s Seaplane City,” and for good reason. The city has made a significant commitment to the seaplane businesses that call the waters of Lake Dora home, including opening the Tavares Pavilion on the Lake, a magnificent wedding and conference facility, and the Tavares Seaplane Base.
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TechRev Positioned for Growth in Government Contracting With Assistance from FSBDC at UCF

For Melbourne, FL-based Technology Revelations, Inc. (TechRev) and its CEO Michael Ballard, it was the basics it needed assistance with so it could enter the government contracting business.
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Infotech Systems Wins First Government Contract With Assistance from the FSBDC at UCF

Even small companies can be big enough to do business with the U.S. government, especially if they take advantage of the no-cost consulting and government contracting expertise of the Florida SBDC at UCF.
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Fostering America’s Small Employers

The economy added 211,000 jobs in November, 2015, marking the strongest three years of job creation since 2000 with 8.1 million jobs added...
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GrassRoots Interactive Center Introduces Unique Extra-Curricular Activity for Children in Ormond Beach

When the founders of GrassRoots Interactive Center, Rebecca Railsback and Amy Annon, decided to start their business, they had a clear vision of what they wanted it to be: all about their customers.
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New Ownership at Ocoee’s Wilson Equipment Etc. Receives Valuable Assistance from the Florida SBDC at UCF

Buying a business can be fraught with risks, even if you already work for the company. And that was the case for Valerie Wilson. She and a partner owned Wilson Equipment Etc., a company in the business of selling water filtration systems for food service equipment.
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Chill Pop Lounge Launches with Assistance from FSBDC at UCF’s Office in Kissimmee/Osceola County

LaThesia Hardy – everybody calls her “Te” – is one of the smart ones: she knows what she doesn’t know. She knows she has a successful career in the pharmaceutical industry.
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DRW Life Skills Institute’s Emotional Intelligence Curriculum Drives Company Success

Ever wonder how that colleague of yours at work always manages to successfully navigate around the day-to-day drama that seems to exist in every modern company?
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Florida SBDC at Seminole State College’s Advisory Board Council Helps R. E. Martin Plumbing Grow its Business

There are times in every business’s evolution when it can feel to management like they’ve taken their company’s growth as far as they can. Often they are unsure about what to do next if they are to continue growing the business.
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Jolly Roger’s Opens in Umatilla

After a long and respected career with Lake County Fire Rescue, Roger Minger was ready for his life’s second act. He knew he wanted to be an entrepreneur and business owner.
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Lake County Business Diversifies with Purchase of Local Business

Caskey’s Mower and Garden Center Acquired by JWO Land Management…
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All Star Property Services Recaptures Its Glory With Assistance from the FSBDC at UCF

For Michele Daniele, CEO of AllStar Property Services, it was a time to rebuild her business. From its founding in 1999, AllStar had been a successful, full-service commercial property maintenance company serving Central Florida.
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FSBDC at UCF Congratulates Client Hernon Manufacturing For Receiving the President’s “E” Award for Exporting Excellence

Hernon Manufacturing, Inc., a longtime client of the Florida SBDC at the University of Central Florida, has received the nationally recognized President’s “E” Award, the highest recognition any U.S. entity can receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of U.S. exports.
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FSBDC at UCF Hosts 9th Annual Government Contracting & Matchmaking Event

Government agencies buy goods and services of all kinds from private enterprise, companies big and small. And many times, small businesses are in fact better suited than big companies for providing those goods and service to government.