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Businesses We Love: Lion’s Den Karate School

Jose Leno is a 25 year veteran of martial arts and has studied under several world renowned masters. He is proud to have served in the US Army and completed Airborne and Air Assault School while in the armed forces.  After the armed services, Jose had a number of jobs in restaurants but always thought […]

Client of the Month: Javier Garcia, Pinnacle Civil & General Contractors, LLC

“The assistance that the FSBDC provides us has been instrumental in our ability to respond to government solicitations and contract requirements.” – Javier Garcia, Pinnacle Civil & General Contractors, LLC., Jacksonville, Florida Javier Garcia has been steadily growing his Jacksonville company, Pinnacle Civil and General Contractors, LLC since he started it in 2007. The company’s […]

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 […]

FSBDC at UNF Employee Excellence!

The Small Business Development Center at the University of North Florida recently recognized individuals for performance excellence in support of entrepreneurs growing small businesses in northeast Florida. The following awards were given to SBDC at UNF employees:Consultant of the Year: Marge Cirillo Marge runs a one-person consulting/training/information center in St. Johns County, yet she works […]

Small Business Lending in Today’s Marketplace

For those businesses that are ready to take the next step, they often quickly realize they need more capital. Traditionally, they would do that by getting a business loan.  But how do you obtain a loan in today’s marketplace? Borrowing money is one of the most common sources of funding for a small business, but […]

Social Media Workshop Offered In St. Augustine

10 Website & Social Media Mistakes Businesses Make There are some very common mistakes businesses make on their website and social media efforts. This workshop will let you know what they are so that you can improveyour internet presence and your business can be more successful. Dates/Locations February 24th, 2011 – 11:30 am to 01:00 […]

Starting and Running a Small Business in St. Johns County Just Got Easier

Thanks to the financial support of the St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners, the SBDC at UNF now has a full time office in St. Johns County. Marge Cirillo, St. Johns County’s very own SBDC Certified Business Analyst, has an office in the County’s Growth Management Building, also known as the “Permit Center”. SBDC […]

Small Business Development Center Opens New Office

The Small Business Development Center at the University of North Florida, in partnership with the St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners, announced the opening of a full-service location in St. Johns County. Through this partnership, small business owners in St. Johns County will have access to the resources they need to help their business […]

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