Florida SBDC at DSC
Florida SBDC offers ‘no cost’ consulting at Daytona State College. Our consultants provide initial interviews in which a clients' needs, problems and opportunities are diagnosed and a plan is developed to fill those needs. Issues such as demographics, taxes, financing and marketing impact small businesses. The Florida SBDC has access to many resources and reference materials that can help those issues.
Florida SBDC also offers workshops and seminars to small business owners, entrepreneurs and the community in order to help them succeed and grow. Topics range from business start-up, management techniques, record keeping, government contracting, marketing and social media.
Whether you are starting, buying, growing or selling a business, Florida SBDC at Daytona State College can help.
Complete an electronic Request for Consulting (eRFC). This form will begin your relationship with the Florida SBDC Network. You will find
the most up-to-date resources for your business information needs. Please note that
we cannot schedule requests for individual assistance without this form. Once the
form is submitted, you will be contacted by the Florida SBDC that serves your area
to set up a consulting session.
Thinking about starting a business?
As any seasoned entrepreneur will tell you, starting a new business is not always easy. From testing the market to accessing capital, there are many roadblocks you may encounter along the way. The Florida SBDC’s Starting a Business Video Series is a collection of six short videos designed to provide you with a fundamental overview of what it takes to start a business. Watch these videos first before attending a meeting with a consultant.
Select the Idea (9 Minutes)
Test the Market (11 Minutes)
Access Capital (11 Minutes)
Write a Business Plan (5 Minutes)
Understand Legal Requirements (30 Minutes)
Putting it All Together (7 Minutes)
Register your Business
Sunbiz.org is where you go to register your business.
Review our Concept Plan
A Concept Plan is a short summary of your business idea.
Describe the idea, the market, as well as key actions and activities of the business.
The concept plan will help our consultants understand the basics of your business to better assist you.
For more information about the concept plan, download our helpful Concept Plan Guide.
It’s time to complete an electronic Request for Consulting (eRFC).
Business Tips and Guidelines
- CEO Business Alliance
- Career Source
- Florida Virtual Entrepreneur Center (FLVEC)
- SCORE Volusia / Flagler
- Team Volusia
Government Resourses - State and Federal
State of Florida
- Florida Department of Economic Opportunity - DEO
- Florida Department of Revenue
- Florida Department of State
- Register to Vote
- Internal Revenue Service - IRS
- Small Business Administration - SBA
- U.S. Patent and Trade Office
- U.S. Copyright Office
- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Workshops and Seminars
Map of Daytona State College
CEO and Growth XChange Groups
The FSBDC at DSC is a member of the Florida SBDC Network, a statewide partnership program nationally accredited by the Association of America’s SBDCs and funded in part by the U.S. Small Business Administration [sba.gov], Department of Defense, State of Florida and other private and public partners, with the University of West Florida serving as the network’s lead host institution. Florida SBDC services are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Language assistance services are available for limited English proficient individuals.