Success Stories

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Seeing people captivated and smiling after they have tasted one of my creations is a delight.

Ivonne Ortiz - Sweet Treats by Ivonne


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We really appreciate the assistance we received from the Small Business Development Center and feel fortunate to have had the resource.

Skyler Deldrago & Michael Franco - Copper Coil


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Working with the SBDC during these times has been very helpful.  With help from professionals like Veronica and Jaime, we implemented changes in our website and marketing strategies that grew the business

Anes and Luis Salva - St. Augustine Land and Sea Tours


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We originally contacted the Florida SBDC at UNF before we started our business to work on our business concept. They were able to get us in the mindset of being business owners, and they opened our eyes to all that is involved in owning and running your own business.

Oliver and Julieta Mosqueda - Guanabana Artisan Ice Pops


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The help and resources that I have been given for free is incredible and I have even shared the information with many of my healthcare colleagues due to how involved and supportive the team has been. Just how much everyone is personally vested in my clinic and success is just so appreciated!

Shane Grindle - Integrative Med Group


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We worked very closely with the talented consultants and specialists at the Florida SBDC and we were able to make the best out of a tough situation. We are now poised to build upon the foundation that we laid last year by taking the time to work on our business plan and our marketing strategy.

Amanda and Ted Cordano - Safe Solutions USA


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Dr. Geist has always made himself available and has been there to answer my questions, provide advice, and make suggestions. I look forward to working with him as we renovate and move into the new facility.

Gloria and Paul Klement - Nature Coast Preschool and Therapy Center


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SBDC has helped me to refocus my business and point me in the right direction on how to market and grow my company.

Andrey Novik - Novix Auto Body Inc.


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They helped me through the entire concept – from start to where I am now. Anyone starting a business should seek assistance from SBDC.

 

Erica Postway - PTY Contractors LLC


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Cheryl explained which programs to apply for, what the exact terms were and when I asked about the possibility of refinancing my building, she also ran me through some scenarios and possibilities.

John Lyon - Steamboat Willies


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