Videos

Nanospective; Roger Greenwald; Brenda Prenitzer

NanoSpective, Inc.

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.
Alex Aviles; Pauline Davis; Dealer Service Alternative;

Dealer Service Alternative

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.”
Pond Science; EFSC; FSBDC; Success Story

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.
BedTop, FSBDC, UCF, Palm Coast, Flagler

Bedtops Mattress Clearance Center

Imagine moving your home more than 1200 miles and starting…

Eagle Equipment Service 1, Corp.

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.
Harvey Cohen; Cohen Grossman; Jill Kaufman; ABC; Advisory Board Council; FSBDC; UCF

Cohen Grossman Attorneys At Law

Law firms are more than a group of lawyers coming together to practice the law. In fact, they are businesses that face many of the same challenges as other kinds of businesses; how to manage growth, deal with human resources issues, improve financial performance, drive marketing effectiveness and much more.
DrW Institute, SBDC, Small Business, Success Story, Dr. Wanda Bonet-Gascot

DrW Life Skills Institute

Ever wonder how that colleague of yours at work always manages…
RE Plumbing, SBDC, Seminole County

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.
ScreenWorks USA, FSBDC, Business Consulting

ScreenWorks USA

For a small to medium-sized business, growth can be as much…
Caskey's Mower Shop, Gravely, eXmark, Stihl, Dixie Chopper

Caskey’s Lawn and Garden Center

Business owners have many choices when it comes to growing…
Pauline Davis, Michele Daniele, All Star Property Services, Small Business, Consulting

AllStar Property Services

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.
Sandra Saft, Sandi Saft, Window Interiors

Window Interiors

When buildings are constructed today, there is heavy emphasis on energy efficiency...
Doug Worswick, Certified Slings

Certified Slings & Supply

Doug Worswick, CEO of Certified Slings, Inc., had a balancing act to do...
Carol Craig, Craig Technologies

Craig Technologies

Carol Craig has done it all. And she has only just begun...
Paul Holmes of JK2 Construction and Scenic

JK2 Construction and Scenic

At the height of the recession, Paul Holmes had a choice to make about his construction company...
Bennett Law Center, FSBDC - Lake County, Stan Austin

Bennett Law Center

For the first three years, practicing law meant a full plate for attorney Bridgette M. Bennett of the Bennett Law Center.
Alphagraphics, Daytona, FSBDC

Support from FSBDC at Daytona State College Contributes to Local Printing and Marketing Solutions Company’s Success

It is hard to know where to turn when you need business assistance, especially if you are a retired executive seeking to become a first-time business owner. But that is the challenge that Jim Kenney faced at the outset of his pursuit of a long standing goal of running his own business.
Advisory Board Council, Kings Services Solutions, Yanet Herrera,

Kings Service Solutions

Yanet Herrero speaks about her experience with FSBDC at UCF's Advisory Board Council
Bill Nelson, Senator, Florida

United States Senator Bill Nelson on the Small Business Development Center

United States Senator Bill Nelson speaks on the importance of small business and the Small Business Development Center
Yanet Reyes, Kings Service Solutions

Hispanic Appreciation: Kings Service Solutions

In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, the Florida SBDC Network is spotlighting Hispanic-owned businesses from across the state that are making an impact in their communities.
Jacquelin DaQuin, Haitian Quality Services, Corrine Brown, Orlando, FL

Florida SBDC at UCF Successful Clients

Clients from the Florida SBDC at University Central Florida region speak of their experiences with working with the Florida Small Business Development Center.