From time to time, GrowBiz shares resources and programs you may find useful. As the world evolves, so does your business. And this means pivoting and re-inventing to keep abreast of the changing times. How will you grow your small business in 2024? Dedicated to helping small businesses from South Florida succeed, […]
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 […]
Small business grants from the $20M Miami Foundation Open for Business Program now available. Here’s how to apply
From time to time, GrowBiz brings you information on grants, loans, and other resources offered in the community. The Miami Foundation, one of the largest philanthropic institutions in South Florida, recently announced that its Miami Open for Business program is accepting loan and grant applications from historically underserved small business owners […]
On GrowBiz from time to time we bring you the lowdown on programs and services available to eligible small businesses. Here is information on one of them: The State Small Business Credit Initiative. WHAT IT IS: The State Small Business Credit Initiative, or SSBCI, has been allocated more than $488 million […]
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. […]
By Cynthia Corzo and Michelle Lopez – FIU News Hosted at FIU Business, Isabella Casillas Guzman, administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), met in July with South Florida small business owners who shared their challenges and offered suggestions on how the organization can improve opportunities for growth. “It’s […]
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 […]
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 […]