While the Florida SBDC at USF and State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota have maintained a successful partnership for the past 10 years in Sarasota and Manatee counties, the FSBDC at USF will move into a new partnership and continue services for entrepreneurs, with the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee College of Business.
Two full-time certified business consultants will service existing and emerging businesses in Sarasota and Manatee counties, along with a part-time consultant.
The Florida SBDC at USFSM specializes in business growth, capital access, government contracting, international trade and business certifications. All consultants have prior experience as business owners themselves.
Entrepreneurs interested in utilizing the Florida SBDC at USF-SM services may visit online at www.SBDCTampaBay.com or call 813.905.5800 to schedule an appointment with a consultant.