Who we are

As the largest network of small business consultants in Florida, the Florida SBDC provides access to no-cost consulting, affordable and high-quality resources, innovative tools, and the knowledge of experienced small business experts.

We are the most expansive and diverse network of over 250 business consultants and consultants, many of whom have built, grown, and sustained their own businesses. For over 45 years, we have partnered with business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs to accelerate their business journeys. Our nationally recognized consultants and specialists have helped over 1.7 million businesses take flight and turn their dreams into reality.

Our business is helping your business to launch, grow and thrive.

We exist to amplify and champion the collective voice of small businesses and ensure that every small business in the state of Florida has access to the assistance, tools and resources they need to start, grow and thrive.
Our Core Values:
• Inclusivity
• Collaboration
• Innovation
• Dedication to People
• Mission-Driven
• Relationship-Building
To be recognized by local and state stakeholders as the preeminent, go-to program and resource for small business consulting, research, knowledge, and data that supports the diverse Florida small business landscape.
As Florida’s trusted principal provider of business assistance, we help small businesses launch, grow, and thrive through expertise, resources and advocacy.
• Quality of service
• Delivery of consulting services
• Experience and depth of knowledge of consultants
• Ability to create relationships with key audiences
• Customer service experience delivery
• Breadth and scope of services
• Knowledge to help small businesses grow and succeed
• Access to resources and information