Your Stories, Our History

Our Commitment to Our Partners

To advance our shared vision and mission by developing collaborative alliances that leverage organizational strengths and produce lasting benefits.

  • “Small businesses are Florida’s economy. One in three businesses is a small business and most people who work are employed by small businesses. Small businesses are key... Read More

    Dr. Mark B. Rosenberg, President of FIU

    Mark B.
    Florida International University

  • “We are pleased to host the Florida SBDC here on FGCU’s campus…Most of the businesses in Southwest Florida are small businesses so the services and resources offered by... Read More

    Wilson B.
    Florida Gulf Coast University

  • “Small businesses are the lifeblood of Florida’s economy. They help create new markets, transform communities, and stimulate economic growth. Since the end of the... Read More

    Mark Wilson, Florida Chamber

    Mark W.
    Florida Chamber of Commerce

  • “Indian River State College is proud to partner with and host the Florida Small Business Development Center’s Treasure Coast regional office. Through the Dan K.... Read More

    President Massey_IRSC

    Edwin M.
    Indian River State College

  • “I think Florida exceeds probably more than any state in the United States in terms of the partnerships with our private partners and our state partners and the SBDC is... Read More

    Bill J.
    Enterprise Florida

  • “When we talk about collaboration, it’s not a catch phrase, it’s not a buzzword – it’s how we implement the ideas and plans for business success.”... Read More

    Chris Hart IV

    Chris H.
    CareerSource Florida

  • “Businesses across the state are growing, they’re building, they have confidence in the economy. Small businesses are a huge part of that. Businesses with 500 or fewer... Read More

    Cissy P.
    Florida Department of Economic Opportunity

  • I think the Small Business Development Center is one of the shining stars we have at the Coggin College of Business. It is how we do outreach to the community, engage with... Read More

    Mark D.
    University of North Florida - Jacksonville

  • These people are phenomenal, and I am so honored to be able to work with them. There’s always a good feeling that you get when you find out that your client has been... Read More

    Kristen T.
    FFCFC

  • Florida is a great place for business and the Small Business Development Centers are a great way for small businesses to start up. The bulk of the job growth in the country... Read More

    John D.
    University of North Florida - Jacksonville

  • We partnered with the State Office of the Florida Small Business Development Center and five of the universities and colleges across the state to create an entrepreneurship... Read More

    Bobby C.
    Veterans Florida

  • The JWBC is a resource partner of the SBDC @UNF funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the SBA and the JAX Chamber Foundation. Our mission is advancing the... Read More

    Pat Blanchard

    Pat B.
    Jacksonville Women's Business Center