Small Business Development Center at UNF

SBDC Success Story

“The SBDC has been instrumental in helping my company grow and become better known in our market”. ComForcare Senior Services is a provider of private duty, non-medical in-home health care in Jacksonville,Florida. The company serves clients who are 18 years of age or older with particular focus on the senior community in Duval, Clay and St. […]

Join The Best Economic Development Organization Ever…

JOB OPENING! Business Consultant Small Business Development Center(SBDC) in Nassau County Full-time employee (without benefits).  To provide SBDC consulting, training and information services in Nassau County for small businesses in the areas of start-up, business planning, marketing, financial management and capital access.  Requires public presentations and service on appropriate boards.  County-wide travel required.  Applicants must […]

Tomorrow! November 6th. Get the Lowdown on Owning a Franchise

TOMORROW in Jacksonville, a rare opportunity to meet the franchise companies that want to expand into our market, as well as other industry experts that can help you start a business. http://2012businesssuccesstour.eventbrite.com/# The days of working 20+ years for the same employer and collecting your gold watch are gone forever. Even historically stable positions with government […]

Where’s the Money? UNF Workshop Nov. 6th.

A must workshop for anyone trying to find funds for their small business. Get the lowdown on financing options available to small businesses. Determine how much cash you need, find out where to get the cash you require, learn how the SBA guaranteed loan program works, and understand what a bank looks at when evaluating […]

Our Blog Just Turned Four! Five Must Have Small Business Links!

Time flies! Hard to believe that four years have zipped by since we started our UNF Small Business Blog. At the time, it all seemed so new and novel and it took us over an hour to learn how to create and publish our first post.Now it is part of our everyday marketing along with […]

Small Business Loan Panel Confirmed for October 3rd.

The Small Business Development Center at the University of North Florida will present a loan panel on October 3rd, featuring representatives from two of the most prolific lenders in Florida. The panel will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.at University Center at UNF. The registration cost is $10. Fred Crispen from Borrego Springs […]

The Economic Census Needs Your Help

  In November and December, more than 4 million American businesses will receive 2012 Economic Census forms. Responses to the questionnaire are required by law (Title 13, U.S. Code), to be returned by February 12, 2013. Every 5 years, the Economic Census develops a comprehensive portrait of American business, from the national to the local level. […]

The Small Business Development Center at the University of North Florida (Jacksonville) hosted its 7th Annual Teen Entrepreneurship Conference-It’s HER Business today. The event encourages financial literacy and helps local high school girls learn about starting businesses and managing personal finances through interactive games and hands-on activities. Here are the pictures:

PTAC: New Office to Help Companies do Business With the Government

PTAC Specialist Lisa Haggerty has new digs! She will be housed in a much more efficent office within the Small Business Development Center at UNF. Now might be a good time to describe what PTAC does and highlight some of the workshops offered to businesses in our community.The Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), provides free counseling […]

Business Success Tour Comes to the Jacksonville Marriott

 Looking to go into business for yourself? Join us on November 1st for this FREE and informative event at the Southpoint Marriott! For more information, go here.

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