Business Related Information useful websites for Gainesville and North Central Florida Area

Business information, Business Statistics, Demographic information, Business Educational Resources.

Useful links for Gainesville and surrounding counties as well as State and National links for Business Information.

Links and Local Alliances

Gainesville has relationships with many local agencies, businesses and organizations. The following alliances help strengthen our services to small business clients in the community

www.sbdc.unf.edu SMALL BUSINES DEVELOPMENT CENTER  Our local SBA loan experts

www.gainesvillechamber.com GAINESVILLE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

www.gain-net.org Gainesville Area Innovation Network GAIN's mission is to encourage technology enterprises to start up and develop in the Gainesville area by providing them with support through networking and educational opportunities

www.gawn.org   Gainesville Area Women's Network  GAWN membership is open to all women in business and those businesses who serve women.  Great networking group.  Group sponsors the Displaced Homemaker's Program at Santa Fe Community College. http://admin.sfcc.edu/~ce/prod.html Santa Fe Community College Center for Business educational courses for small business persons

http://www.cityofgainesville.org    Under the Economic Development tab:
Local Business Enterprise Directory online database of Gainesville businesses.
Under the Business Assistance tab:  Start up Assistance, etc.

Important State of Florida resources

www.myflorida.com/portal/Business State of Florida information for business

www.sunbiz.org FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF STATE, DIVISION OF CORPORATIONS

http://www.FloridaSmallBusiness.com   FLORIDA TRENDS WEB SITE FOR SMALL BUSINESS

www.scoreflorida.org For connection to other SCORE Volunteers around Florida

NATIONAL Business Resources:
http://www.score.org

http://www.sba.gov

http://irs.gov