The Florida SBDC at Daytona State College is the State's principal provider of business assistance. SBDC consultants at Daytona State College provide no-cost business consulting to aspiring and current small business owners. Services include business plan development, financial packaging and lending assistance, export planning and support, disaster recovery assistance, market research help, 8(a) program support, and healthcare guidance. Visit their website for more information.
SCORE Chapter 87
SCORE members are trained to serve as counselors, advisors and mentors to business owners and to aspiring entrepreneurs, sharing their expertise across 62 industries. SCORE offers free business tools and templates, and free confidential business counseling in person or via email. SCORE also hosts free business workshops (locally) and webinars (online 24/7). Visit their website for more information.
Volusia's Best is a Comprehensive Skill Development Program for business leaders, utilizing seven Keys designed to facilitate sustained growth based on best business practices in the following areas: Systems, Engaged Employees, Relationship Building, Vision and Leadership, Information Technology, Capital Management and Exceed Expectations. The program combines activity-based training, university research and one-on-one professional consulting to avoid common pitfalls and help achieve a high performance level for your company. CEO Xchange, a component of Vision and Leadership, is a roundtable group where participants share successes, challenges, best practices, goals, strategies, and other valuable insights through a unique confidential peer network. Through grants, scholarships and funded resources, business owners receive proven, expert assistance at little or no cost to their company. Visit their website for more information.
GrowFL is focused on assisting second-stage growth companies in the State of Florida. Resources and support to second-stage companies is available as Strategic Research and peer-to-peer CEO mentoring. GrowFL helps companies overcome obstacles to growth and leads them towards prosperity. GrowFL has assisted more than 900 Florida companies and has recognized 300 successful entrepreneurs through the Florida Companies to Watch award program. Visit their website for more information.