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SBDC small business counselor featured

You may not know this, but the SBDC at UNF covers an 18 county territory in Florida. We have additional offices in St. Augustine, Gainesville, Ocala and Citrus County. One of our newest counselors, Mike Orlito, has a great profile in the Citrus County Chronicle today. They gave him 1/3 of the front page! It’s […]

SBDC program a national success

We are proud to report that new research shows the Small Business Development Center/SBDC program generates more revenue — as a result of economic growth — than it costs the government to fund the program. SBDC clients generated $2.72 in federal tax revenues for every $1 the federal government spent. SBDC clients also started 12,000 […]

Michigan credit unions and SBDC partner to help small business.

In cooperation with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) and the Michigan Small Business and Technology Development Centers (MI-SBTDC), more than 30 Michigan credit unions have committed an initial $43 million for small business loans that will benefit more than 2,000 new businesses – and more are expected to join throughout the year. The program […]

Outperform the Economy: New Strategies for a New Decade

The SBDC at UNF invites you to attend “Outperform the Economy: New Strategies for a New Decade” on February 11th from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the UNF University Center. The morning session will discuss tactics for improving performance by employing competitive intelligence to gather and use information to make decisions – and a […]

SBDC’s get their funding…

The Small Business Administration will provide more assistance and capital to small businesses. The FY 2010 Appropriations Bill shows the SBA will receive $824 million which is $212 million above 2009 and $45 million above the request. Highlights include:· Overall Lending: Supports $28 billion in new lending to small businesses· Microlending: $25 million in new […]

International trade program enters final week

The International Trade Certificate Program – Export Series introduces companies to every aspect of exporting. It’s designed for small businesses that are new to international exporting as well as growth-oriented businesses that want a better understanding of the opportunities and resources available. In today’s class Cindy Flores of SunTrust Global Trade addresses the clas on […]

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 […]

The 2nd Annual Entrepreneur’s Law School Seminar

A Seminar for Small Business Owners The best legal advice is to consult a lawyer before you need one. Whenever you have an important decision to make or need to sign anything, it’s best to review it with your attorney to fully understand any potential risks before taking action. Florida’s Small Business Resource Network has […]

Small Business Development Center Clients (SBDC) Succeed

SBDC Update SBDC Small Business Clients Are Succeeding – Creating Jobs and Growing the Economy – The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at the University of North Florida is proud to be part on this succssful effort to help small businesses grow and prosper. SBDC clients across the nation are growing their small businesses, starting […]

SBDC at UNF Offers Counseling at a Location Near You!

The Small Business Development Center at UNF, in an effort to become more accessible to a greater number of businesses, now offers a variety of locations in Duval County for potential and existing small business owners to meet with Certified Business Analysts from the SBDC at UNF. These free, confidential meetings offer access to information […]

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