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Due to COVID-19, the Florida SBDC at FAU has suspended all in-person activity as directed by FAU and the FSBDC Network. Consultations continue via telephone and video chat. Click below for information about seminars, consulting, disaster loans and additional resources.

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Helping Businesses Grow and Succeed

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MARKET GROWTH
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INTERNATIONAL TRADE
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GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING
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BUSINESS CONTINUITY
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STRATEGIC PLANNING
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Our Impact

Sales $1.8 Billion - icon with dollar sign and arrow pointing upward
SALES
$1.8 B
Government Contracts $764.8 Million - icon with flag
GOV'T CONTRACTS
$764.8 M
Capital $68.4 Million - icon with bag of money
CAPITAL
$68.4 M
Jobs Impacted 15,465 - icon with three people
JOBS IMPACTED
15,465
*Data based on 3-year period from 2016-2018 from annual client surveys conducted by Florida SBDC network headquarters at the UWF.
SUCCESS STORIES

Kidology Enterprises
WHEN LIFE GIVES YOU A PANDEMIC …
ONE ENTREPRENEURS’ SUCCESS IN AN ECONOMIC CRISIS

Nicole Anyadike was in her last semester of nursing school when she shifted gears to help address the lack of educational programs for the youth in her community. Soon after, she founded Kidology Enterprises, an educational... Read More

Krissy Webb
It Takes a Village
ACE Helps Shape the Next Generation of Athletes

Krissy Webb’s father coached her and her sisters both on and off the field – how to be a better athlete and how to be a better person. Read More

Freshwater and Son’s Electric
Freshwater and Son’s Electric
The path to constructing a valuable team

Mark Freshwater started Freshwater and Son’s Electric almost 10 years ago, with himself and his van. Over the years, the company grew. They now have an office building, a staff of more than 40 contractors and an office... Read More

Bernard Schuster, MD
In Business
A Guiding Light in the Storm

When the COVID-19 global pandemic began earlier this year, Bernard A. Shuster, MD, FACS, a third-generation plastic surgeon, immediately complied with the orders from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Broward... Read More

Primrose School of Miramar
Primrose School of Miramar
Private Preschool Turns Essential for Pandemic Workers

For more than four years, the Primrose School of Miramar provided almost 200 children with a vital early education and childcare experience in a private pre-school setting. Read More

KIRA LABS WINS 2018 PRESIDENT'S AWARD FOR EXPORTS
Florida SBDC at Fau Client, Kira Labs, Wins 2018 President's Award For Exports
David Rosen

Inspired by his wife, their collaboration, and their mutual interest in beauty products, David Rosen believes growing up in Australia with a strong family work ethic and opportunities in his youth to work with local businesses... Read More

Holistic Pet Cuisine LLC
Florida SBDC at FAU Client Wins Retailer of the Year Award
Holistic Pet Cuisine LLC

In June 2018, Barbara and Howard Ratner were looking to expand both the domestic and international footprint of Holistic Pet Cuisine LLC and asked for assistance in developing a strategic plan to do just that. The Ratners... Read More

ADVANCED PROSTHODONTICS AND IMPLANT DENTISTRY, INC.
Florida SBDC at FAU Helps Advanced Prosthodontics and Implant Dentistry, Inc., Access Strategic Capital for Growth
Dr. Alexander Morales

Florida SBDC at FAU helps Advanced Prosthodontics and Implant Dentistry, Inc., access strategic capital for growth. Growing up in a family of physicians and dentists in Columbia, Dr. Alexander Morales always had a vision... Read More

CREATIVE ENTREPRENEUR COLLABORATES ON 4-TIME WINNING MAGAZINE
Florida SBDC at FAU Creative Entrepreneur Collaborates on 4-Time Winning Magazine
David Muir

Published for Jamaica's 50th anniversary of independence in 2012, Pieces of Jamaica is a special collection of photography embracing the people, life and culture – a journey into the soul of Jamaica, through the lens of... Read More

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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.