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Helping Businesses Grow and Succeed The Small Business Development Center at the University of North Florida helps businesses become more successful and meet the challenges of tomorrow. Whether you are starting a business, buying a business, growing a business, selling a business or looking for financing, we can help you!

Small Business Development Centers have assisted hundreds of thousands of potential and existing business owners by providing the management advice, training and information they need to start, grow, and profit. With funding from the U.S. Small Business Administration and partners ranging from institutions of higher learning to state agencies to municipalities, to private organizations, SBDCs are able to offer this management assistance to business owners at little or no cost.

Finding Financing for Your Business: Part I


In days past a handshake with your banker was all that it took to obtain financing to start a business or to obtain a loan for your existing business. In today’s environment it can be very challenging to obtain any loan. But there will likely come a time when you need additional capital. Keeping that in mind, the following is a list of ideas that may work for you and your business.

1. Get a...

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Lighting Analytics



Interesting development: Certain old fluorescent light bulbs are no longer being produced.  Our client, Jim Anderson, is helping companies update their fixtures and lights to meet the new standards.  But even better, these updates are a money saving opportunity based on the low operating costs of LED lights.  Check his LED Lighting website.

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