Symphonic Distribution, founded by president Jorge Brea in 2006, is a digital music distribution company that works with independent artists to help get their music on Spotify, Amazon, Pandora and...
Business & Economic Outcomes
|*Gov't Contracts Acquired||$8.8M||$488.1M|
|**Jobs Impacted: Direct, Indirect, Induced||2,575||37,966|
|*New Businesses Started||17||381|
|Existing & Aspiring Small Business Owners Consulted||1,454||24,191|
|Minorities||749 (52%)||8,988 (37%)|
|Veterans & Service Disabled Veterans||175 (12%)||2,316 (10%)|
|Women||603 (41%)||10,123 (42%)|
|Professional Consulting Hours Delivered||8,025||162,519|
Number of Small Employer Businesses19,438
Percent of Employer Businesses92.8%
Number of Workers Employed by Small Businesses166,011
Percent of Employees38.4%
Small Business Payroll$8.4B
Percent of Payroll36.4%
Number of Self-Employed Businesses (Census Bureau ACS, 2018)40,273
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District 14 Contact Information
Statewide with 9 regional offices, over 40 centers, and approximately 50 outreach locations, Florida SBDC services are available to aspiring and existing businesses in every Florida county. Below are your district's resources and a link to a directory of additional Florida SBDC offices across the state.