The Florida SBDC at University of South Florida region is a resource for local media on matters of growth acceleration for small to medium enterprises, pre-venture and start-up business issues, international trade, government contracting, business certification, finance, and more.
We are also the contact for the State of Florida Emergency Bridge Loan Program in the University of South Florida 10-county region. We serve as the program administrator for the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity.
We can provide comments to local and national media on local business issues, and speakers for economic development agency and business organization meetings and conferences. To find the appropriate contact for your needs, contact:
Stacey Dadd, CME
Email is the fastest method of contact.
Florida SBDC at USF Announces 2023 Regional Performance Award WinnersBlog, Press Releases, SBDC News
TAMPA (May 11, 2023) – The Florida Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at University of South Florida (USF) announced its 2023 Performance Award and small business winners on May 10, during the 2023 Florida SBDC at USF Business Awards Celebration Luncheon. The event was held at USF’s Marshall Center. Performance award winners are now eligible […]
Florida SBDC at USF opens new satellite location at Greater Sarasota Chamber of CommerceBlog, Press Releases
SARASOTA, Fla. (October 6, 2022) – Florida SBDC at University of South Florida opens a new location within The Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce building at 1945 Fruitville Road with Scott Carpenter as lead business consultant. Florida SBDC at USF assists aspiring, emerging and existing businesses in Sarasota and Manatee counties, through no-cost confidential business […]
Florida SBDC at USF Consultant Wins Network State Star AwardBlog, Press Releases
TAMPA, FL (July 5, 2022) – Karen Krymski, MPH, CVE, received the Florida SBDC Network’s State Star Award at the Network’s Small Business Success Summit, held in Tampa on June 28. The award recognizes Krymski for her accomplishments during 2021. Only one State Star is awarded by the Network each year. Krymski has been a […]