About the Center
The Florida SBDC at USF provides entrepreneurs with professional business consulting at no cost, management training, and vital information they need to grow and succeed in a complex and competitive global environment.
The FSBDC at USF maintains a full-service office in Bradenton, serving emerging and growth businesses in Manatee County. Consulting services and training are also provided at several locations throughout our service territory.
The FSBDC at USF is a member of the Florida SBDC Network, a statewide service network funded in part through cooperative agreements with the U.S. SBA, Defense Logistics Agency, State of Florida and other private and public partners; hosted by the University of West Florida; and nationally accredited by the Association of SBDCs.