Florida SBDC Business Blog

  • Perfect your business model with a cockroach startup
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    Perfect your business model with a cockroach startup

    by Mitch Lairmore | November 6, 2018 Financing a startup can be a challenge. Commercial banks will shy away from startup companies because of the risk. The availability of U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) loans can encourage commercial banks to consider loaning money to startups […]

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  • 6 Best Practices for Effective Capability Statements
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    6 Best Practices for Effective Capability Statements

    by Karen Krymski | Florida PTAC at USF | November 7, 2018 Many of the clients who seek government contracting assistance look to PTAC consultants for direction and strategy so that they can be successful vendors to the federal government. Initially, there are many boxes […]

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  • Six Steps to Financial Forecasting in Business
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    Six Steps to Financial Forecasting in Business

    by Mitch Lairmore | November 6, 2018 A business plan is an absolute necessity if your business needs other people’s money (OPM) to get off the ground. A business plan is also very important for planning the cash needs for your new business or new […]

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  • Starting Restaurant USF SBDC
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    Starting your Food Business: Execution, Consistency and Growth

    by Kyle King | November 20, 2018 As we have discussed the research that goes into establishing your piece of the market, and the considerations in knowing your numbers along with how to manage them, it is time to determine how you and your team […]

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  • Starting Restaurant USF SBDC
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    Starting Your Restaurant: Know the Numbers and Manage Them

    by Kyle King | November 20, 2018 Most entrepreneurs that are looking for their start in the food service have worked in the industry at some point in various positions. The food service industry is notorious for a lack of education in financial and operational […]

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  • Starting Restaurant USF SBDC
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    Starting Your Restaurant: Do the Research

    by Kyle King | November 20, 2018 With the food industry being as vast as it is varied in terms of offerings and potential, it is crucial that you do your due diligence before you launch your brand. Passion for food is traditionally a key […]

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