Florida SBDC at FIU shares Fed Banks survey and guidance with small business owners.

Florida SBDC at FIU shares Fed Banks survey and guidance with small business owners.

With small-business lending constantly undergoing changes and challenges, the College of Business’ Florida SBDC at Florida International University (FIU) addressed the concerns of lenders and business owners by sharing data, trends and insights regarding small-business credit. The Business Lenders Forum at FIU, held April 27, highlighted the Federal Reserve’s 2016 Small Business Credit Survey: Report […]

Florida SBDC at FIU, Chase Help Miami Small Businesses Prepare Against Cyber Threats.

Florida SBDC at FIU, Chase Help Miami Small Businesses Prepare Against Cyber Threats.

In recent years, high profile data breaches and cyber-attacks have garnered headlines worldwide. Most recently, the 2016 presidential campaign has kept the issue in the forefront of the public’s consciousness. Lost in splashy headlines and high-profile breaches has been the reality: small businesses are prime targets for cyber-attacks. Small businesses are often an entry point […]

Mariana Diez

Juicense gets healthy business advice from the Florida SBDC at FIU

Mariana Diez and her husband have opened Juicense, a juice bar that serves cold-pressed juices, organic smoothies and health food in Miami’s Coconut Grove, an ideal location for health-conscious consumers. Inside the white, well-lit juice bar hang three dreamcatchers, and her business logo also portrays a dreamcatcher. Indeed, Diez’s business dream has come true. “I […]

SBDC at FIU works with ATOM to solve risky business problem for Global Health Intelligence.

SBDC at FIU works with ATOM to solve risky business problem for Global Health Intelligence.

When a client hired Global Health Intelligence of Coral Gables to build a database of hospitals and equipment located in Brazil, the market research and intelligence company soon realized the complexity of the task: Brazil has more hospitals than the United States; and the healthcare sector in emerging markets can lack reliable and accurate information. […]