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Local Assistance


Each region contains a set of helpful links

 
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Florida Atlantic University

FAU Business Plan Competition
The annual FAU Business Plan Competition is hosted by the College of Business, Adams Center for Entrepreneurship with support from local partners and sponsors. The competition encourages FAU students, faculty, staff and recent graduates to pitch their game-changing idea for a chance to fund their new ventures.

Business Mentor Program
The program objective is to connect undergraduate, graduate and alumni business students with experienced professionals in the local community. The program mission is to strengthen community connections while providing the opportunity for mentors to help young FAU College of Business students succeed.

Financial Analyst Program
Students admitted to this prestigious program create independent equity research reports for publicly traded companies while gaining valuable and marketable skills in financial analysis, company valuation and equity investing.

Professional Development Courses
FAU Executive Education offers the most and diversified selection of national and international certification programs in South Florida, with over 60 programs to choose from. Offered in convenient online, evening, weekend or boot camp formats, our programs are designed by subject matter experts and deliver immediate, relevant knowledge that will make you more marketable in any industry.

FAU Tech Runway ®
FAU Tech Runway ® is a South Florida public-private partnership that serves as a hub to accelerate technology development and incubate startup companies. This incubation and acceleration happens in a 28,000-square-foot collaborative working space that provides entrepreneurs with a complete ecosystem to house, educate, mentor and fund their companies from origination through venture funding.

 
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Boca Raton

Business Tax Info
General information regarding Business Tax Receipts and Contractor Registrations for the City of Boca Raton as well as application forms.

Young Entrepreneurs Academy
The Boca Chamber Education Foundation’s Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) is for students in grades 6-12 who have demonstrated creativity, innovative ideas, academic effort, determination, enthusiasm, the ability to communicate, and a commitment to their community and family.

Internet Coast
An extensive website of local resources including business opportunities, venture capital, funding, special events and news related to entrepreneurship and Florida innovation.

 
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Palm Beach County

County Local Business Tax Receipt
The law requires any business in Palm Beach County selling merchandise or services to purchase a Business Tax Receipt.

Florida Virtual Entrepreneur Center
Free web portal designed to connect entrepreneurs with business support organizations, programs and service providers who can support their new or growing business.

Florida SBDC at FAU
Small and medium sized business owners, start-ups and aspiring entrepreneurs can register at sbdc.fau.edu for no-cost one-on-one business consulting to help successfully grow and scale their business. Consulting and training expertise includes business planning, access to capital, government contracting, international trade, market growth, strategic planning, business continuity and more.



 
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Broward County

Florida SBDC at FAU
Small and medium sized business owners, start-ups and aspiring entrepreneurs can register at sbdc.fau.edu for no-cost one-on-one business consulting to help successfully grow and scale their business. Consulting and training expertise includes business planning, access to capital, government contracting, international trade, market growth, strategic planning, business continuity and more.

Economic and Small Business Development
Broward County's Office of Economic and Small Business Development offers many resources including entrepreneurial training and development, capital access, technical assistance and other resources to support small businesses.

 
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State of Florida

U.S. Small Business Administration
The U.S. Small Business Administration has delivered millions of loans, loan guarantees, contracts, counseling sessions and other forms of assistance to small businesses.

New Business Startup Kit
Contains links to documents routinely distributed to new business registrants. Starting a business in Florida also requires you to be aware of the taxes you may be required to collect and/or pay. The Department of Revenue provides the resources necessary to make you aware of necessary taxes.

State of Florida Business Resources and Registration
If you're starting a business in Florida, either new or an expansion and you need help finding assistance, this site provides continually updated links to web resources related to business startups.

Florida SBDC at FAU
Small and medium sized business owners, start-ups and aspiring entrepreneurs can register at sbdc.fau.edu for no-cost one-on-one business consulting to help successfully grow and scale their business. Consulting and training expertise includes business planning, access to capital, government contracting, international trade, market growth, strategic planning, business continuity and more.

Florida Institute for the Commercialization of Public Research
The Institute’s mission is economic development through the commercialization of new discoveries generated from publicly-funded research. Its resources include both company building and company funding programs and a patent pro bono program for qualified, under-resourced inventors.



 Last Modified 5/31/19