Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) provide sales and marketing consulting, financial analyses, capital acquisition assistance, business planning, executive coaching, industry research assistance, and more to local entrepreneurs — all cost-free.
SBDCs are a partnership between the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and local colleges with the charter to directly help small businesses grow and succeed. SBDCs offer one-on-one consulting and training on a wide variety of business topics. In addition, they have access to robust research and analysis tools to help businesses gain advantages.
Contact the Florida SBDC at Daytona State College for your business needs at sbdc@DaytonaState.edu or 386-506-4723, or go to www.daytonastate.edu/in-the-community/small-business-development-center/.
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— Compiled by Business Editor Joe Crews