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Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

The Florida Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) is part of Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU).  PTAC, the Florida Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at FGCU and the Lee County Economic Development Office of Southwest Florida are offering contracts and acquisitions educational training...
Governor Scott activated the Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan program from Algae Blooms and Red Tide as of last week. Please review the bullet points below, as well as the attached document. Eligible business owners can borrow up to 50k per eligible for profit business from Florida state using public...
Many companies are constantly looking for new customers. In reality, most businesses would be surprised to find out how much business they are leaving on the table. Many businesses have a treasure trove of new business opportunity in the current customer base they already have. The problem comes with the approach...
Suzanne Specht, assistant director of the Florida Small Business Development Center at Florida Gulf Coast University (FSBDC at FGCU), received a Hurricane Irma Disaster Recovery Award from the Florida SBDC Network on June 13 in Fort Lauderdale. The Valor Awards were presented to 10 Florida SBDC employees, including Specht, in recognition of their efforts...