September 29, 2020

Success Story

How having a written plan pays off

Billy Bishop was a pilot until a back injury took him out of the cockpit and back to his roots as an electrical contractor... Read more »
Published on 4/20/2018

Passion + Planning = Success

Rob Olin has been a radio announcer and marketing director for Georgia Tech's athletic department, but never an oyster rancher. Until now. Read more »
Published on 4/20/2018

Too fast growth, too few funds

Brenda and Leon Clement never expected the business they started in their garage — Midstate Caulking & Construction Services — to grow faster than they could finance. Read more »
Published on 4/20/2018

Finding help after Irma

Say hello to Hurricane Irma … and to some business owners who weathered her wrath thanks to the Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Program. Read more »
Published on 4/20/2018

Battling the bureaucracy

Ahmed Cruz was no business novice when he came to Florida SBDC for help... Read more »
Published on 4/20/2018

Linda Daniel Lights Up a New Career

Linda Daniel knew that quitting a job to start a business she knew nothing about was risky; she did it anyway. Read more »
Published on 4/21/2017

Shifting Focus: Pharma to "Farming"

When Juan-Carlos Libreros quit the pharmaceutical industry to start a business of his own, friends and family probably weren't surprised... Read more »
Published on 4/21/2017

Linda Toffolon Risks All to Relocate

Linda Toffolon was already looking to relocate her 1950s-era diner when the shoe dropped... Read more »
Published on 4/21/2017

Veteran Finds Collaboration a Key to Success

When retired U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Kyle Evans launched his security and risk management consulting firm... Read more »
Published on 4/21/2017

Disaster Planning: A Tale of Three Companies

All business owners need to prepare for recovery from the unexpected... Read more »
Published on 4/21/2017

Applied and Approved

Wes Stapp learned firsthand that even well-established businesses can have trouble finding money to grow... Read more »
Published on 4/21/2017

Michelle Pellito Pairs Song and Social Media

Michelle Pellito launched Capital Music Therapy in Tallahassee to bring the joy of music to children and adults with disabilities... Read more »
Published on 4/21/2017

Scoring in Global Markets

J.T.D. Enterprises wanted to sell its “Search 'N Rescue” golf ball retrievers beyond U.S. borders... Read more »
Published on 4/21/2017

Groover Companies - Winter Haven

Desi Groover, owner Groover Companies / Winter Haven Read more »
Published on 4/21/2016

Urban E Recycling - Tampa

Greg Rabinowitz and Dell Funk, owners Urban E Recycling / Tampa Read more »
Published on 4/21/2016

Javi's Salsa - Brandon

Javier Nava, owner Javi's Salsa / Brandon Read more »
Published on 4/21/2016

GreenTechnologies - Jacksonville

Amir Varshovi, CEO GreenTechnologies / Jacksonville Read more »
Published on 4/21/2016

Lulu's Ice Cream - Miami

Luisa Santos, owner Lulu's Ice Cream / Miami Read more »
Published on 4/21/2016

East Hill Honey - Pensacola

Thomas Van Horn, owner East Hill Honey / Pensacola Read more »
Published on 4/21/2016

Chained Concepts - Crestview

Miguel Davila, owner Chained Concepts / Crestview Read more »
Published on 4/21/2016

Music Compound - Sarasota

Jenny Townsend, owner Music Compound / Sarasota Read more »
Published on 4/21/2016

Custom Manufacturing & Engineering - Pinellas Park

Nancy Crews, Ph.D., CEO and founding owner Custom Manufacturing & Engineering / Pinellas Park Read more »
Published on 4/21/2016

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Half a million Florida residents may still be eligible for stimulus checks
Half a million Florida residents may still be eligible for stimulus checks

The IRS launched a national campaign this week that includes notifying more than 567,000 residents in Florida who did not file a tax return in 2018 or 2019 but may still be eligible for a coronavirus stimulus check.

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