On this Veterans Day, we honor our veterans and their families for their service to our country and its people. From the bottom of our hearts, thank you for your service. There are 1.3 million veterans in Florida, about 7.4 % of our adult population are veterans percent of the […]
You’ve probably heard of phishing, ransomware, denial of service attacks and of course computer viruses, but perhaps you thought these type of cyber attacks and breaches couldn’t happen to your small business. “Most small businesses think they don’t have to worry about it. They always think it happens to only […]
Thinking about starting your own business? Entrepreneurs are risk takers, but it’s still important to take calculated risks. That is the theme of a new webinar by Florida SBDC at FIU that is packed with tips and resources. You have to be self directed, action oriented and tolerant of uncertainly. […]
Tapping resources available to startups is a key to success. This startup founder turned to StartUP FIU for help By Irene Ferradaz – FIU News “How old is my pet?” That’s the question on the minds of those who love and care for animals adoped from shelters or taken in off […]
Florida SBDC at FIU helped launch more than 250 businesses in the last two years. Here’s how they did it.
The Florida Small Business Development Center at FIU, which was recently named the National SBDC of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration for its work supporting small businesses in Miami-Dade and Monroe counties, may be best known for its work helping established businesses grow larger, creating more jobs […]
Let’s talk about the written business plans. Florida SBDC at FIU business consultant Alina Matas is an expert in structuring and writing business plans. Here is some of her advice. Why have one? Most small business owners need one if they are seeking bank financing, but it’s still good to […]
Santander again offers 12-week Cultivate Small Business program for early-stage food entrepreneurs. Apply now!
South Florida food entrepreneurs, listen up: If you crave knowledge, individual coaching and capital to help you grow your early-stage small business, here’s an opportunity you’ll want to apply for today. For a second year in a row, Florida SBDC at FIU Business has partnered with Santander Bank, N.A. to help woman-, […]
Miami Dade College is once again accepting applications for the next Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses (10KSB) program scheduled to begin Sept. 12 at MDC Wolfson Campus. The deadline to apply is June 13. The 10KSB program is a classroom-based practical business education program that provides entrepreneurs valuable skills for growing their […]
When Kenerly Wright and her husband decided that she would leave her job as a successful property manager to be a stay-at-home mom for several years after her children were born, she discovered that she was having so much fun being home with her kids. When contemplating what she would […]
By Cynthia Corzo – Guest Contributor Florida International University has received a $500,000 grant from the Blackstone Charitable Foundation, establishing a Blackstone LaunchPad at FIU. The program will augment entrepreneurship support already available at the university and provide students with skills, knowledge and guidance to transform ideas into companies. Open to students of all […]