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Helping Your Business Grow and Succeed
Serving Broward and Palm Beach Counties


Our team is committed to helping your business succeed. We provide professional consulting and training to help you successfully scale and grow your business.

“The depth of knowledge and services I’ve received throughout my relationship with the Florida SBDC at FAU continues to support the ongoing dynamic changes in my business and its impact in the community.”
- David Rosen, founder and CEO, Kira Labs, 2018 Winner of the U.S. President’s “E” Award

Access to Capital

Seeking capital to grow your business or finance a new business venture? While Florida SBDCs do not loan money or administer grants, our Capital Access Specialists maintain valuable relationships with local lenders, understand their lending requirements and can help you locate, prepare, and obtain financing - traditional bank loans, government-backed loans, or loans provided by alternative lenders.

"I must say my experience has been beyond exceptional! I would like to express my gratitude to the SBDC for making this loan process such a painless and smooth experience." — Pure Gold and Silver, Inc.

International Trade

Our Florida SBDC’s nationally recognized International Trade Services are designed to connect export-ready, new-to-market, new-to-export, businesses with International Trade Specialists who can personally deliver the tools, strategies, and expertise needed to help grow and succeed abroad.

Florida PTAC – Government Contracting

This Procurement Technical Assistance Center is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the Defense Logistics Agency. Our Government Contracting Specialists are available at no cost to Florida businesses, large or small, that possess the interest and potential to perform work — as a prime contractor or a subcontractor — for federal, state or local government agencies.

"It’s a huge sigh of relief to know that we have such wonderful support to help us navigate the necessities needed to become a viable government contractor." — TKO Drone Services

Strategic Business Development

Collaborate with our certified Strategic Plan Development Specialist to create an executable Strategic Plan.

Market Growth

Looking to grow your business? Our professionally certified business consultants have the knowledge and tools to help emerging and growing businesses design growth strategies and make better business decisions to realize their goals and growth.

"Ever since our meeting, I feel like I am more focused than ever. I now know exactly what I need to work on and how to figure out whether I am on the right track. You have helped me more than you know!" — Freedom Solutions Group, LLC

Business Continuity

Are you prepared? Do you have a Business Continuity, Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Recovery Plan? Our Business Continuity Specialists help you develop a comprehensive business continuity, cyber security, and emergency preparedness and disaster recovery plan tailored for your business at no cost.

"My experience working with the FSBDC to secure a bridge loan [Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Program] has been nothing but extraordinary! Everyone has been extremely helpful and accessible. Considering the stresses after [Hurricane] Irma and the fear of losing my business, the staff at the FSBDC was a breath of fresh air." — Gratitude Training LLC

© 2019 - State Designated as Florida's Principal Provider of Business Assistance [§ 288.001, Fla. Stat.]

The Florida SBDC at Florida Atlantic University is a member of the Florida SBDC Network, a statewide partnership program nationally accredited by the Association of America’s SBDCs and funded in part by the U.S. Small Business Administration, Defense Logistics Agency, State of Florida, and other private and public partners, with the University of West Florida serving as the network's lead host institution. Florida SBDC services are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Language assistance services are available for limited English proficient individuals.

 Last Modified 9/17/19