Florida Small Business Development Center at USF


Professional Services

About Us

The Florida Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at University of South Florida, located at South Florida State College in Avon Park, assists existing and emerging businesses in DeSoto county, through no-cost confidential business consulting, market research, and low-cost training. Our professionally credentialed consultants have the real-world experience and expertise to help you make the right business decisions. Our consultant¹s expertise focuses on areas that are vital to owning and operating a successful business, including: strategic market research; market expansion and revenue growth; business and strategic plan development; access to capital and loan packaging assistance; financial analysis and assessment; accounting systems and financial literacy; feasibility analysis and start-up assistance.