State of Small Business

The Florida SBDC Network relies on research and data to tell the story of the small business environment in Florida and help craft strategic programs to support small businesses. The data that follows in this series of dashboards includes aggregate statistics from Florida SBDC Network clients, but also government data, independent research published by the network, and collected partner data to provide a comprehensive picture of the small business community in the state and how we're moving the needle.

Hover over the dashboard tiles to learn more about:

  • New Business Starts - business application data & survival statistics
  • Capital Access - lending picture and credit needs of businesses
  • International Trade - data on the number of small business exporters, top export categories and challenges
  • Florida's Business Diversity - nonemployer and employer firm demographics, rural business data

Contact Amy Newburn, Research & Data Analyst Director, at