Become a Partner

Central Florida is home to a wealth of programs and organizations that support entrepreneurship and small business owners but sometimes, these resources are not well known to those who are seeking assistance.  Our mission with BizLink Orange is to build an online network that quickly connects those who are seeking business assistance, with the programs and organizations that can best help them.

For your organization to be included in this exciting new resource, please complete the following form to highlight the resources and services that your organizations provide to entrepreneurs and business owners. This will ensure that entrepreneurs and business owners who are looking for the services that you provide are quickly and efficiently referred to you for assistance.  Put the power of ORANGE to work for you!  BizLink Orange.

Complete the form below to join the network. Please reach out to info@bizlinkorange.com with any questions.

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Overview

Your organizations may SUPPORT all types of entrepreneurs and business owners, or you may SPECIALIZE in serving specific sub-groups of businesses. In each category below, please check the types of clients which you provide direct assistance, coaching and services for. Please mark all that apply, see below for an example.

Example
Support Specialize Description
Your organization provides this option
Your organization specializes in providing this option
Your organization does not provide this option

Opportunity Populations

Does your organization specialize in serving one or more of the following audiences?

Support Specialize Opportunity Populations
African American
Asian
Black
Hispanic
Immigrant
LGBTQIA
Middle Eastern North African
Military Veteran and/or Service Disabled Veteran
Native American
People with Disabilities
Returning Citizens
Senior Citizens
Student
Woman
Youth (Under 18)

Business Type

Select the types of business your organization serves.

Support Specialize Business Type
Innovation-Led (tech enabled and/or intellectual property involved)
Main Street
Microenterprise
Second Stage/Growth & Expansion


Business Stage

Select the stages of business your organization serves.

Support Specialize Business Stage
Inception / Idea
Proof of Concept / Prototype / Market Intro
Rollout / Startup / Early Stage
Second Stage / Growth & Expansion


Business Location

Select the types of business location firms you work with.

Support Specialize Business Location
Brick & Mortar
Home Based
Mobile

Industry

Select the industries your organization serves.

Support Specialize Industry
Aerospace & Defense
Agriculture
Architecture & Design
Arts & Creative Services
Automotive
Bioscience & Manufacturing
Building & Construction
Childcare
Cleaning Services & Janitorial
Education
Energy & Utilities
Entertainment, Gaming & eSports
Events and Conferences
Finance & Insurance
Food & Beverage (non-Restaurants)
Graphic Design & Printing
Health & Fitness (Wellness)
Healthcare
Human Resources
Importer and Exporter
Information Technology & Software
Landscape & Lawn Care
Machining & Manufacturing
Mining
Not for Profit
Other Services
Personal Services (hair salon/barber shop/nail salon, etc.)
Pet Services
Professional Services
Real Estate
Restaurant
Retail
Tourism & Hospitality
Transportation & Logistics
Warehousing
Wholesale

Services You Offer

This section will assist in matching prospective clients with the services you offer. The services you indicate will determine what clients are referred to your organization for assistance. Please use the list below and indicate ONLY THE SERVICES YOUR ORGANIZATION PROVIDES, as opposed to services for which you would know where to refer the client. This will save entrepreneurs time and your organization's frustration. Please indicate a specialty area if one applies.

Accelerators and Incubators

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Accelerator
Incubator

Accounting, Bookkeeping & Tax Services

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Budget, Financial Statement, and Cash Flow Training
Estate Planning
Payroll Services
Retirement/Exit Planning
State Tax Credit Information
Tax Credits
Tax Preparation Assistance
Tax Registration

Business Planning

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Business Plan Consulting
Business Succession Planning
Demographic and Census Data
Diversification
Feasibility Studies
Forming a Business
Identification and Research of Foreign Markets
Market Plan Development
Market Research

Buying or Selling a Business

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Buying or Selling a Franchise
Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
Purchasing or Selling an Existing Business
Tax Services
Valuation

Disaster Relief

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Disaster Recovery
Disaster Resource & Services
Disaster Training
Other

Economic and Site Development

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Economic Development
Economic Forecast
Environmental Compliance
Lease Review
Revitalization
Site Location Assistance
Tax Credit Providers

Events and Community Building

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Business Matchmaking Events
Global Entrepreneurship Week
Hackathon
Meetups
Neighborhood Fairs and Festivals
Pitch Events
Small Business Week
Specialty Events
Startup Week or Weekends

Financial Resources and Assistance

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Accounting and Bookkeeping
Angel Investment Providers
Bonding
Crowdfunding Preparation
Debt Funding Preparation
Disaster Loan Assistance
Equity Funding Preparation
Financial Statement and Cash Flow
Government Funding
Grant Funding Providers
Grant Writing Resources
Loan Providers
Matching Fund Providers
Microloan Providers
New Market Tax Credit
Opportunity Zone Funding
Real Estate Finance
Research & Development Grants
Revenue Based Financing (i.e. factoring)
SBA Backed Loans
Venture Capital Providers

Human Resources, Workforce and Talent

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Apprenticeship
Employee Development
Hiring and Firing
Industry
Insurance (Workers Compensation)
Leadership/Professional Development
Policies and Templates
Recruiting
Retention
Workforce Incentives
Workforce Training

Import and Export Assistance

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Certification and Licensing
Financial Assistance for Exporting Activities
Identification/Research of Foreign Markets
Locating Foreign Distributors
Networking/Exploring Exporting/Importing
Trade Education and Training

Internship Programs and Student Services

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Business Degree Program
Internship Program
Student Marketing Projects
Student Placement
Student Research Projects
Student Training
Youth Entrepreneurship Education

Legal Services

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Contract Review
Employee Relations
Environmental Compliance
Forming a Business
Intellectual Property
Intellectual Property Resources
Labor Relations
Lease Review

Libraries and Research

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Business Research Resources
Company Data/Prospect Lists
Competitive Data
Demographic/Census Data
Industry Data
Lifestyle Data

Management Issues

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Human Resources
Insurance Requirements
Leadership/Professional Development
Recruiting Assistance
Strategic Planning

Manufacturing, High Tech, Life Sciences Development

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Augmented / Virtual Reality and Holographics
Commercialization
Hazardous Waste Generation Avoidance Training
Health and Safety Training
High Tech Development
Industrial Technology Research
Life Sciences Development
Manufacturing Development
Pollution Prevention
Quality Improvement (Supply Chain, Six Sigma)
Science/Bioscience Seminars
Technology Transfer
Wet Lab Incubator

Marketing and Sales

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Advertising
Award Recognition
Branding Resources and Expertise
Call Center Services
Competitive Analysis
Demographics/Census Data
E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
Feasibility Studies
Identification/Research of Foreign Markets
Market Plan Development and Training
Market Research
Sales
Social Media Consulting
Student Marketing Projects
Website Development

Mentoring

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Formal Mentoring Programs
One-on-One Counseling
Peer Mentoring

Networking and Associations

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Civic Based
Demographically Based
Geographically Based
Home Based
Industry Specific
International Trade
Small Business/General

Nonprofit and Social Enterprise

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Accounting
Board Development
Funds Development
Human Resources
Organizational Audits
Start-up Assistance
Strategic Planning
Technical Services

Operations and Logistics

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Freight and Distribution
Health and Safety Training
Locating Freight Forwarders/Customs Brokers
Pollution Prevention
Quality Improvement (Supply Chain, Six Sigma)

Product Development

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Contract Research Services
Intellectual Property Protection Resources & Expertise
Patent Information
Product Assembly and Packaging
Product Design and Development
Prototype Development
R&D Support
Third-Party Evaluators & Testing Services

Public Policy and Government Relations

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
African-American Business Issues
Asian Business Issues
Black Business Issues
City Business Issues
County Business Issues
Federal Business Issues
Hispanic Business Issues
LGBTQIA Business Issues
Native-American Business Issues
Small Business Policy
State Business Issues
Veteran Business Issues
Women's Business Issues

Regulatory Compliance

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Bonding
Certifications
Codes
Environmental Compliance
Government Requirements
Insurance Requirements
International Regulatory Compliance
Patent & Trade Secret Information
Registration, Licenses and Permits
Trademark and Copyright Information

Selling to the Government and Large Corporations

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Bid Matching and Preparation
Government and Military Specifications
HUBZone Certification
Obtaining Certifications
Obtaining Corporate Contracts
Obtaining Government Contracts
Price History
Registration Assistance
Selling to Foreign Governments and Businesses
Subcontracting Opportunities

Space

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Commercial Kitchen Facilities
Conference/Meeting and Event Space
Coworking
Lab Space
Lease Review Assistance
Makerspace / Hackerspace
Office Space
Retail Space
Site Location Assistance
Wet Lab

Starting a Business

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Business Research Resources
Feasibility Studies
Forming a Business
Home-Based Business Training
Registration, Licenses and Permits
Site Location
Startup Business Counseling
Startup Classes

Training

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training
Budget, Cash Flow and Financial Statements Training
Business Management Training
Business Plan Training and Assistance
Disaster Preparedness
E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
Government Contracting
Health and Safety Training
Health Care Training
Home-Based Business Training
Human Resources Training
International Trade Education and Training
Marketing Training
Online Courses and Videos
Sales Training
Social Media Training
Startup Classes
Trade Education and Training