Providing businesses the expertise and resources to succeed
- National Center for Equity and Agency Drives Solutions to Address Sexual Misconduct and Diversity, Equity & InclusionJanuary 31, 2023 - 4:15 pm
It’s a simple adage: you don’t know what you don’t know. Recognizing and addressing this fact can easily become a major hurdle for entrepreneurs and small business owners who work tirelessly using every minute of every day to build their businesses. Asking for help can also be difficult but – for those who do – the rewards can be immense.
- It’s a Dog’s World Assisted by FSBDC at UCF – Osceola CountyJanuary 18, 2023 - 9:53 am
For many entrepreneurs, a great idea for a new business may not be enough. Finding guidance, expertise, and support is often essential to get the business off the ground and started successfully. When Zorayma Barnard decided to launch her new business – It’s A Dog’s World – with support from husband Andrew, she turned to the Florida Small Business Development Center at the University of Central Florida (FSBDC at UCF) and its office in Kissimmee at the Osceola Chamber of Commerce for that assistance.
- Blue Heron CPAs Growing in Sumter, Lake and Marion Counties with Assistance from FSBDC at UCFJanuary 13, 2023 - 11:11 am
Smart, savvy, and experienced entrepreneurs understand that going it alone is a losing proposition. Finding no cost or low-cost mentors, advisors, partners, and resources is the strategy that can make the difference between success and failure when starting a new business. Nathan Gauger, founder and managing partner of Blue Heron CPAs based in The Villages, FL, fully appreciated this fact and turned to the Florida Small Business Development Center at the University of Central Florida (FSBDC at UCF) in Sumter County for help.
- Fabiola Mistelske Beauty: Orlando Makeup Artist and Hair Team Dedicated to the Finest Details in BeautyJanuary 9, 2023 - 11:27 am
Finding your inner entrepreneur and using that passion to start your own business is a momentous undertaking, especially if you have never done it before. Fabiola Mistelske had the drive to make her dream business – Fabiola Mistelske Beauty – come true and become a success, she just didn’t know where to start. Fabiola decided to turn to the Florida Small Business Development Center at the University of Central Florida (FSBDC at UCF) for assistance and is happy she did.
Creating a better Florida for all by helping businesses grow
Virtual Webinar - Make your future happen; don’t let it happen to you. With a strategic plan, you will be able to establish your company’s direction, make better business decisions, and have a source of… [read more]
This will be Part II of our Virtual Webinar series Make your future happen; don’t let it happen to you. With a strategic plan, you will be able to establish your company’s direction, make better… [read more]
State Designated as Florida’s Principal Provider
of Business Assistance [§ 288.001, Fla. Stat.]
Florida SBDC Network
The FSBDC at UCF is a member of the Florida SBDC Network, a statewide partnership program nationally accredited by the Association of America’s SBDCs and funded in part by the U.S. Small Business Administration, Defense Logistics Agency, State of Florida and other private and public partners, with the University of West Florida serving as the network’s lead host institution. Florida SBDC services are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Language assistance services are available for limited English proficient individuals.