Florida SBDC at FIU helps Expressed Juice extract a winning business formula.

Florida SBDC at FIU helps Expressed Juice extract a winning business formula.

When you walk into the Expressed Juice warehouse in Miami’s Allapattah neighborhood, the produce district where trucks bring food from farms for distribution, the smacking smell of citrus instantly and cheerfully improves your mood. Almost everyone mentions that sweet aroma when they enter. It can convert skeptics to the benefits of juicing even before they […]

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 […]