Indian River County

Resource Agencies in Indian River County

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Indian River County Chamber of Commerce

Helping your business is our business! Promoting our county’s business community and improving our economic climate is what we do. Join the nearly 850 member companies who now benefit from their Chamber membership.

Indian River County Economic Development

Our ideal climate, wealth of recreational and cultural opportunities, wide range of housing options, and business relocation support make the transition a pleasant experience for everyone. If you have any questions or would like more information on establishing a business in Indian River County, please contact us.

Enterprise Florida

Enterprise Florida recruits new business to the state, and works to retain and expand existing industry and business. We provide site selection services, demographic information, incentive information and much more.

Florida Angel Nexus

We connect qualified companies with aggressive development plans to investors from the Florida community. We focus on businesses that already have some proof of concept and we will do our best to refer all Florida companies to resources to assist in eliminating the roadblocks slowing down growth.

Florida Division of Corporations | Sunbiz

Our activities include a variety of business entity filings, trade and service mark registrations, federal lien recordings, judgment lien filings, uniform commercial code financing statements, fictitious name registrations, notary commissions, and cable and video service franchises.

Florida Economic Development Council

Since 1964, the Florida Economic Development Council has promoted economic development throughout the state of Florida. Today we are its primary resource for developing economic development professionals, issues education, networking, and recognition of excellence among members of the profession. 500+ professionals count on FEDC to educate, advocate, and connect on their behalf.

Florida Venture Forum

The Florida Venture Forum is a statewide member organization that helps entrepreneurs obtain funding through education, strategic partnering and effective networking. The Forum's educational programs provide in-depth information on topics such as raising debt and equity capital, human resources, finance, management, term sheet negotiation, valuations, marketing and R&D.

GrowFL

We provide strategies, resources and support to second-stage companies for next level growth through Strategic Research and peer-to-peer CEO mentoring. We help companies overcome obstacles to growth and lead them towards prosperity.

Indian River County Tax Collector Business Tax Receipts

The Tax Collector of Indian River County collects a Local Business Tax from businesses located in the unincorporated areas of Indian River County only. Businesses located in the incorporated cities and towns in Indian River County should check with their local entity. Local Business Taxes can be paid at the Tax Collector's Office.

PoweringFlorida | Small Business Tool

PoweringFlorida combines the power of both Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Planning and Economic Modeling Specialists International (EMSI) workforce data in one easy-to-use application to help you quickly explore and compare Florida’s communities; gain a broad understanding of the labor force statistics, consumer spending, geography, demography and other important data; and identify and evaluate all available sites and buildings in each community.

Prospera

We specialize in providing bilingual assistance to Hispanic entrepreneurs trying to establish or expand their business. We offer a variety of services especially designed for Hispanic small business owners, to empower them through training, consulting, grants and access to capital.

Sebastian River Area Chamber of Commerce

We represent over 500 businesses and not for profit service organizations in the community. The Chamber is a volunteer driven organization and our mission statement is to be a proactive, member supported association of businesses, organizations and individuals, united in their effort to support a healthy business environment, promote business development, encourage growth of tourism and to use its collective strength to enhance the quality of life in the community.

Idea Stage

What do you need help with?

Prospera

We specialize in providing bilingual assistance to Hispanic entrepreneurs trying to establish or expand their business. We offer a variety of services especially designed for Hispanic small business owners, to empower them through training, consulting, grants and access to capital.

Formation Stage

We’ve selected the agencies below as being important to forming your business; however, you should still review agencies categorized for the Idea stage. Agencies are categorized at the point of recommended introduction in the business cycle.

What do you need help with?

PoweringFlorida | Small Business Tool

PoweringFlorida combines the power of both Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Planning and Economic Modeling Specialists International (EMSI) workforce data in one easy-to-use application to help you quickly explore and compare Florida’s communities; gain a broad understanding of the labor force statistics, consumer spending, geography, demography and other important data; and identify and evaluate all available sites and buildings in each community.

Launching Stage

We’ve selected the agencies below as being important to launching your business; however, you should still review agencies categorized for the Idea and Formation stages. Agencies are categorized at the point of recommended introduction in the business cycle.

What do you need help with?

Florida Angel Nexus

We connect qualified companies with aggressive development plans to investors from the Florida community. We focus on businesses that already have some proof of concept and we will do our best to refer all Florida companies to resources to assist in eliminating the roadblocks slowing down growth.

Florida Division of Corporations | Sunbiz

Our activities include a variety of business entity filings, trade and service mark registrations, federal lien recordings, judgment lien filings, uniform commercial code financing statements, fictitious name registrations, notary commissions, and cable and video service franchises.

Florida Venture Forum

The Florida Venture Forum is a statewide member organization that helps entrepreneurs obtain funding through education, strategic partnering and effective networking. The Forum's educational programs provide in-depth information on topics such as raising debt and equity capital, human resources, finance, management, term sheet negotiation, valuations, marketing and R&D.

Indian River County Tax Collector Business Tax Receipts

The Tax Collector of Indian River County collects a Local Business Tax from businesses located in the unincorporated areas of Indian River County only. Businesses located in the incorporated cities and towns in Indian River County should check with their local entity. Local Business Taxes can be paid at the Tax Collector's Office.

Growing Stage

We’ve selected the agencies below as being important to growing your business; however, you should still review agencies categorized for the Idea, Formation, and Launching stages. Agencies are categorized at the point of recommended introduction in the business cycle.

What do you need help with?

Indian River County Chamber of Commerce

Helping your business is our business! Promoting our county’s business community and improving our economic climate is what we do. Join the nearly 850 member companies who now benefit from their Chamber membership.

GrowFL

We provide strategies, resources and support to second-stage companies for next level growth through Strategic Research and peer-to-peer CEO mentoring. We help companies overcome obstacles to growth and lead them towards prosperity.

Sebastian River Area Chamber of Commerce

We represent over 500 businesses and not for profit service organizations in the community. The Chamber is a volunteer driven organization and our mission statement is to be a proactive, member supported association of businesses, organizations and individuals, united in their effort to support a healthy business environment, promote business development, encourage growth of tourism and to use its collective strength to enhance the quality of life in the community.

Optimizing Stage

We’ve selected the agencies below as being important to optimizing your business; however, you should still review agencies categorized for the Idea, Formation, Launching, and Growing stages. Agencies are categorized at the point of recommended introduction in the business cycle.

What do you need help with?

Indian River County Economic Development

Our ideal climate, wealth of recreational and cultural opportunities, wide range of housing options, and business relocation support make the transition a pleasant experience for everyone. If you have any questions or would like more information on establishing a business in Indian River County, please contact us.

Enterprise Florida

Enterprise Florida recruits new business to the state, and works to retain and expand existing industry and business. We provide site selection services, demographic information, incentive information and much more.

Florida Economic Development Council

Since 1964, the Florida Economic Development Council has promoted economic development throughout the state of Florida. Today we are its primary resource for developing economic development professionals, issues education, networking, and recognition of excellence among members of the profession. 500+ professionals count on FEDC to educate, advocate, and connect on their behalf.

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This class discusses the multiple sources of capital for starting and growing a small business. Topics to be discussed include self-financing, funding from friends, family, and partnerships. Other sources are reviewed such as: Small Business Loans SBA Loan Guaranty Program and Micro Loans. The pros and cons of funding sources will be reviewed.

Marketing your Business

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Sales Training for Small Business

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Financial Record Keeping for Small Businesses

Are you a small business owner or looking to start a small business and need to know more about financial record-keeping and reporting? Then this workshop is for you!