Entrepreneurship Resources

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The Office of Supplier Diversity

LICENSING & REGULATION

Start qualifying for state agency contracts. The Office of Supplier Diversity certifies Veteran-owned businesses at no charge.

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Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services

LICENSING & REGULATION

FDACS licensing, marketing, and training opportunities

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Co:Lab

COWORKING SPACE & INCUBATORS

Co:Lab offers affordable private office space, mentors, business services, and community that expands opportunities for companies in the Pensacola area.

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Domi Station

COWORKING SPACE & INCUBATORS

Enjoy a fun, dynamic, and collaborative environment with access to an amazing network of talented individuals, a pool of mentors, can’t-miss events, and fiber internet.

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Florida Business Incubator Association

COWORKING SPACE & INCUBATORS

Florida Business Incubator Association Incubators support the successful launch and operation of early stage businesses.

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TechFarms

COWORKING SPACE & INCUBATORS

A collaborative facility that provides entrepreneurs with the resources needed to develop and grow their ideas. It also offers events, training, mentoring, accounting services, and access to capital.

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Florida Virtual Entrepreneur Center

EDUCATION

Online directory of resource agencies that serve entrepreneurs like you, organized for each stage of your business.

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Bunker Labs

EDUCATION

Events, networking, workspace, and workshops

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FL SBDC

EDUCATION

The Florida SBDC Network provides tools, training and resources to help small businesses grow and succeed.

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VBOC

EDUCATION

Business counseling and assistance funded by the US Small Business Association.

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Radio Interview

NETWORKING

Radio Interview with Veterans Florida Entrepreneurship Program alumni Rick Bugg and Veterans Florida Entrepreneurship Program facilitator/mentor Ricardo Garcia of UCF

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FAVOB

NETWORKING

FAVOB promotes and unites established and startup veteran owned businesses

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Steve Blank

EDUCATION

A USAF veteran who was one of the early pioneers in the Lean Startup Method.

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The Homefront Foundation

EDUCATION

The Homefront Foundation teaches impactful speaking techniques to veterans

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Street Shares

FUNDING

Veteran owned and operated business offering 3-36 month term loans and lines of credit from $2,000 to $100,000

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The Florida Angel Nexus

FUNDING

The Florida Angel Nexus matches businesses with angel investors statewide. They have a great resource guide here

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Department of Business and Professional Regulation

LICENSING & REGULATION

The Department of Business and Professional Regulation waives professional licensing fees for Active Duty, Veterans, and Spouses. You can also transfer your license from other states.

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Florida Department of Health

LICENSING & REGULATION

The Florida Department of Health provides expedited licensing for honorably discharged veterans and their spouses seeking licensure in all health care professions. Veterans and spouses receive a waiver of most licensing fees.

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Florida Women’s Business Center

NETWORKING

Florida Women’s Business Center assists women in starting, running, and growing successful businesses.

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Florida Department of Revenue

LICENSING & REGULATION

A state agency that provides answers for questions about new hire reporting, Florida tax regulations, incentives, and tax reporting.

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AppRiver’s Veterans-to-Entrepreneur Program

EDUCATION

The Veteran-to-Entrepreneur (V2E) program is an initiative helping veterans launch new ventures in the cloud-service industry.

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