Education

Disaster Preparedness, Education, Networking, Resources

FIU’s Pino Center organizes record number of trainings to boost local businesses amid pandemic

During the pandemic, a common term heard among busines owners in Miami-Dade County and around South Florida is “pivot.” Retailers have pivoted to focus on more online sales, other businesses have pivoted to roll out new products or services, and restaurants have pivoted to offering more delivery or take out […]

Economy, Education, Marketing, Resources

COVID resources: Free 5-hour digital marketing course available for small businesses

BizHack Academy and the Village of Pinecrest have joined forces to offer any business impacted by COVID-19 a 5-week crash course in digital marketing – at no cost to the small business. This training is funded through the federal CARES Act. This five-hour course will cover how to use digital marketing to drive revenue and increase brand awareness. Each week, it will […]

Education, Networking, Operations, Resources

10,000 Small Businesses: Now 526 companies strong and growing to help South Florida entrepreneurs

  The Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses at Miami Dade College program has been helping small businesses grow since the first of its 16-week training programs launched in early 2014. In late August, the entrepreneurship program kicked off its 20th cohort. So far, 526 companies have graduated from the local […]

Disaster Preparedness, Economy, Education, Finance, Networking, Resources

Grit, pivots and a rallying cry: How MBF and its small business clients navigate this crisis

Michael Sellinger of Miami Bayside Foundation  recalls the early days of the COVID-19 crisis checking in on small business clients and offering MBF’s help.  Bayside is a nonprofit organization that mentors, holds training programs, and facilitates loans for small businesses in Miami’s underserved communities. His message: “There is nothing you can […]

A trio of reports sheds light on the state of women-led small businesses
Education, Finance, Operations

Key Employee Coverage: 5 options to consider for your business continuity planning

By Andrew Latham, Guest Contributor / Nav Life insurance is not just for people. Many companies benefit from buying life insurance for key employees as part of their business continuation and succession planning. Seven out of 10 small businesses surveyed by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners said they were […]

Disaster Preparedness, Economy, Education, Finance, Operations, Resources

2 new resources for acceleration and funding in the F&B industry

GrowBiz aims to keep you up to date on opportunities and resources for South Florida small businesses navigating the economic impact of COVID-19. Here are a couple for the food/beverage and hospitality industry. FREE 6-WEEK INCUBATOR OFFERS TRAINING FOR FOOD BUSINESS SUCCESS Do you operate a food-based business in South […]