Florida SBDC at FIU Business helps South Florida small businesses obtain $31.25 million in COVID-19 aid.

Florida SBDC at FIU Business helps South Florida small businesses obtain $31.25 million in COVID-19 aid.

As small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic struggle to hang on, the Florida SBDC at FIU Business (FSBDC) has helped owners in Miami-Dade and Monroe counties navigate disaster assistance programs, getting funds into the business’ hands and developing strategies to weather the crisis. As of July 14, FSBDC at FIU Business has helped 250 businesses secure […]

Florida SBDC at FIU Business helps small businesses obtain $27.6 million in COVID-19 aid.

As small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic struggle to hang on, the Florida SBDC at FIU Business (FSBDC) has helped owners in Miami-Dade and Monroe counties navigate disaster assistance programs, getting funds into the business’ hands and developing strategies to weather the crisis. As of June 18, 2020, the FSBDC has helped 273 local […]

Florida SBDC at FIU Business helps small businesses obtain $24.1 million in COVID-19 aid.

Florida SBDC at FIU Business helps small businesses obtain $24.1 million in COVID-19 aid.

As small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic struggle to hang on, the Florida SBDC at FIU Business (FSBDC) has helped owners in Miami-Dade and Monroe counties navigate disaster assistance programs, getting funds into the business’ hands and developing strategies to weather the crisis. As of June 2, 2020, the FSBDC has helped local businesses obtain $24.1 million in […]

Florida SBDC at FIU Business guides small business owners to obtain $5.9 million in COVID-19 aid.

Florida SBDC at FIU Business guides small business owners to obtain $20.8 million in COVID-19 aid.

Amid increasing challenges, small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic try to plan for an uncertain future. The Florida SBDC at FIU Business (FSBDC) has obtained $20.8 million in assistance for businesses in Miami-Dade and Monroe counties as it works with them to redirect their strategy and resources as the economy slowly opens. “Our team […]

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Florida SBDC at FIU helps local companies get nearly $4.5 million in loans–and essential guidance.

As federal and state options for small business assistance evolve, the Florida SBDC at FIU Business (FSBDC) continues to provide much-needed help in sorting through available programs and guiding businesses toward solutions. As of April 10, 2020, the center helped local businesses obtain nearly $4.5 million in Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loans, which provide up to […]

Florida SBDC at FIU Business offers support to local businesses impacted by COVID-19.

Florida SBDC at FIU Business helps local companies obtain nearly $3.5 million in bridge loans to date.

The coronavirus has delivered a serious blow to small businesses throughout South Florida, and many are afraid of what the future holds. Amidst this crisis, the Florida SBDC at FIU Business (FSBDC), is providing much-needed assistance. As of April 6, 2020, the center helped local businesses obtain nearly $3.5 million in Florida Small Business Emergency […]

Florida SBDC at FIU client receives national recognition for her recovery from Hurricane Irma.

Florida SBDC at FIU client receives national recognition for her recovery from Hurricane Irma.

As one of the oldest burger joints on Miami Beach, Cheeseburger Baby has a fitting motto: “Keeping it Classic.” However, it’s an ideal that the company struggled to keep after Hurricane Irma struck in 2017, nearly wiping out the restaurant business. Not only did Cheeseburger Baby endure the storm, it now is a model for […]

SBDC at FIU strengthened Miami businesses after Irma

SBDC at FIU strengthened Miami businesses after hurricane Irma.

As Hurricane Irma threatened to strike South Florida in September 2017, thousands of business owners scurried to secure not only their homes, but also their businesses. Among them was Tony Anderson, whose company, Miami Seaplane Tours, provides aerial tours of South Florida, including the Florida Keys. His business also includes charter services throughout Florida and […]

Disaster preparedness goes mobile with new app from SBDC at FIU.

Business owners now have a new tool to help them prepare for disasters thanks to a mobile disaster preparedness application created by FIU’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and the FIU Extreme Events Institute. “Entrepreneurs take on many risks in starting and growing their business. In the event of a disaster or business interruption, however, […]