Growth Stages

Growth Stages, Operations, Strategy, Success Stories

IV Hydration Station in Key West grows in healthy ‘leaps and bounds,’ with help of Florida SBDC at FIU

Over lunch one day, Suzyjo Moore and Bobbie Vurro, both emergency room nurses, started talking about joining forces to open a new health and wellness small business. As they envisioned it, the  IV therapy company would offer IV hydration, hangover relief, energizing vitamins, minerals, athletic performance and immune boosting infusions. […]

Growth Stages, Marketing, Strategy

How to spot market shifts and react in a fast-changing world

The pace of change in the marketplace can be downright overwhelming. We’re talking technological changes disrupting industries, economic highs and lows and ever-rising customer expectations. Entire industries, such as taxis, didn’t see it coming and were clobbered. How do companies compete with all this market change and digital transformation seemingly […]

Growth Stages, Operations, Strategy, Success Stories

Heiga Studios finds the formula for success as a one-stop-shop for recording artists and companies

The story of Heiga Studios started in a garage, back in Malury Imbernon’s home country of Venezuela in 1998. After high school, Imbernon went to a recording school – she was the only female in her class — and after an internship at a large recording studio there she started […]

Economy, Education, Finance, Growth Stages, Resources

Deadline to apply for Miami-Dade small business grants is Aug. 28

Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava and Commissioner Jean Monestime launched a new round of  grants from BizUp, a $1 million business innovation start-up grant program for local small businesses. Businesses can apply online now through Aug. 28. This program is managed in partnership with StartUP FIU and Bank of […]