Business Resources

Whether you are an entrepreneur with the next big idea or a successful business owner looking to take your company to the next level, Lake County has a program or service designed to help you achieve your economic goals.

Lake County Business Resources Toolbox is a collection of independent resources that can assist you in formulating your business ideas, planning your next steps, or locating the resources you need to grow your business.

Are you interested in starting your own business? The Small Business Administration has online learning programs that are designed to empower and educate small business owners every step of the way. Visit: SBA Learning Platform.

Click here for the Small Business Development Center’s Business Start-Up Guide.

Through a partnership with the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at the University of Central Florida (UCF) we are able to bring this unique “Entrepreneurial Ecosystem” to Lake County. The SBDC staff provides training classes and one-on-one consulting that are key resources for local entrepreneurs. Additionally, their Certified Business Consultants provide many specialized services like financial analysis, growth acceleration services, international trade and government contracting research.

Success in today’s quickly shifting marketplace is heavily dependent on a business’s ability to adapt to changing business trends and to stay informed on the latest innovative thinking and cutting-edge technology. Lake County’s Business Opportunity Centers, through a partnership with the Florida SBDC at UCF, have developed a series of training classes aimed at helping businesses enter and navigate this rapidly changing economy.

All training classes are offered free of charge or at a very low cost. To learn more please click on the link belo

For any specific questions related to the training classes, please contact one of our SBDC consultants at 352-404-7338.