The Florida Small Business Resource Guide contains important contacts and outlines critical services available to support the goals and aims of entrepreneurs, whether looking to start or expand a business in the Sunshine State. From organizations like CareerSource Florida and Enterprise Florida to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity and the state's network of Small Business Development Centers, our team is working to cultivate success for small businesses.
Your guide covering the documents and registrations required by the Florida Division of Corporations.
- Florida ports receive millions in funding as part of COVID economic relief
Florida’s seaports have been reeling from the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic. The state on Thursday began distributing $250 million to its 14 seaports from federal funds provided by the American Rescue Plan Act.
- Florida fires back in Norwegian Cruise’s challenge to vaccine ‘passport’ ban
With a hearing scheduled next week, attorneys for Gov. Ron DeSantis’ administration are asking a federal judge to reject arguments by Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings that a state ban on so-called “vaccine passports” is unconstitutional.
- Orange County is back under state of emergency as coronavirus infections skyrocket
Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings has declared a state of emergency as new infections of COVID-19 skyrocketed to a single-day high, and wastewater surveillance hints at further increases coming soon.
- Utilities get backing on natural gas costs
Tampa Electric Co. and Duke Energy Florida should be able to raise customer bills in September to cover higher-than-expected natural gas costs, according to recommendations by staff members of the Florida Public Service Commission.
- Miami-area bank expands into Gulf Coast
A Miami area bank is opening two new offices in Florida, including one in St. Petersburg.