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PropelHER Pitch Competition Call for Entries

Are you an established business looking to propel yourself forward? We have an exciting opportunity for you! The PropelHER Pitch Competition is for women business owners to want to showcase their businesses as they compete for cash prizes and in-kind services. We invite Florida women entrepreneurs and business owners from...

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Deadline Extended – Crummer Venture Plan Competition at Rollins College – 2023

Time is running out to enter the Crummer Venture Plan Competition at Rollins College! Open to all regionally headquartered startups, the annual competition is where teams battle for funding, exposure, and mentorship in front of the region’s top entrepreneurs, leaders, and venture capitalists. This year's finalist prize package is valued...

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Stemma Craft Coffee

Continuing a family tradition in coffee.  Related resources: Prospera Originally from Nicaragua, Maria Blandon and her daughter Rebecca are the owners of Stemma Craft Coffee, LLC. A modern coffee shop located in the vicinity of Downtown Orlando that offers high quality imported coffee and a variety of food options to the local...

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Orlando Tech Council Announces New Membership Structure and Name Change

Originally posted by Orlando Tech Community -  https://news.orlando.org/blog/orlando-tech-council-announces-new-membership-structure-and-name-change-to-orlando-tech-community/ Orlando, Fla. – The Orlando Economic Partnership (the Partnership) initiative formerly known as Orlando Tech Council (OTC) announced an official name change to Orlando Tech Community and a new membership structure to reflect a more community-driven approach to the Orlando region’s innovation ecosystem. With a vision to...

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Hurricane Ian Small Business Support

Hurricane Ian's impact on Central Florida is still being felt. The National Entrepreneur Center created an up-to-date list of Hurricane relief and recovery organizations for small businesses. Make sure to bookmark Hurricane Ian Recovery- State & Federal Agency Small Business Support - National Entrepreneur Center (nationalec.org)

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SBA announces 2022 North Florida District Office & State of Florida Small Business Week Winners

Jacksonville, FLA. - The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) North Florida District Director J. Malcolm Richards is proud to announce the 2022 Small Business Week winners for the North Florida territory. “Our small businesses have been hurting for the last couple of years due to the pandemic, and some of them had...

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Empowering Entrepreneurs: Regions Foundation Invests $75,000 in National Entrepreneur Center Programs

“The Climb” women’s business conference was March 30 in Orlando. ORLANDO, Fla. March 30, 2022 - The Regions Foundation, a nonprofit organization funded primarily by Regions Bank, on March 30, 2022, announced a $75,000 grant to the National Entrepreneur Center (NEC) in Orlando, Florida, to support entrepreneurial training programs, including specific...

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Walmart’s 9th Annual Open Call Application Period is Open for All Entrepreneurs with Products Made, Grown or Assembled in the U.S.

The retailer aims to fortify its commitment to support and to grow small businesses and U.S. manufacturing with the company’s biggest ‘Open Call’ to date Small business owners and entrepreneurs with a dream of selling their U.S. made, grown or assembled products to millions of customers now have their chance. Today,...

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BBIF Granted $25,000 By FAIRWINDS Foundation to Promote Financial Literacy Education in Underserved Communities!

FAIRWINDS Foundation, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that serves as the philanthropic arm of FAIRWINDS Credit Union, announced the recipients of its 2022 grants at a breakfast event held at Full Sail Live attended by Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings, community leaders and twelve organizations embodying the Foundation’s core purpose of improving lives through...

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Ultimate Health Direct Primary Care Story

Who says you can't be both a health care professional and an innovative entrepreneur? Learn how Amanda leads Ultimate Health Direct Primary Care to bring the patient back to the center of care! Related resources: FSBDC at UCF Successful entrepreneurs typically have a spirit, an energy, a kind of determination that drives...

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