Business Guides

Looking for help with your Central Florida business?

We have everything you need to know for  business owners and startups. Our guides include valuable advice on topics like business financing, exporting and new markets, and even license and permit information.

Click on any one of our expert guides below to get started, or begin your search on our BizLink Orange Resource Navigator. You may also request a Personalized Action Plan for tailored Central Florida business advice and help.

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Startup Guide

You don’t have to do it alone! Locate the resources that can help you start a business in the Central Florida!


Growth Guide

Are you focused on growing your business? Learn how to accelerate and penetrate new markets.


Licensing Guide

Learn about the license(s) you’ll need to operate a business in 6 Central Florida counties.

Funding Guide

Ready for a cash infusion? Learn how to properly apply for a business loan, grant, and alternate funding.

International Trade

Ready to go international? Discover the steps to get started on your way to exporting and importing!

Research Guide

Gather the right resources to get your questions answered for your idea or existing business.

Certifications Guide

Find and win more bids and contracts with relevant certifications in place for your business.

Government Contracting Guide

Government Contracting

This guide explains how to grow your business by having federal, state, and local governments as customers!