The Florida Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) offers high-level consulting and training to small and medium-sized businesses in Broward and Palm Beach Counties. The Florida SBDC at FAU has access to robust databases, business research resources and knowledgeable expert consultants who can help business owners and entrepreneurs successfully navigate the obstacles that come with the stages of the business life cycle, providing no-cost specialized services to fit their needs. From pre-venture businesses (exploring business feasibility) to established businesses (in business over three years), the SBDC at FAU can help. Consultations are confidential, one-on-one, either virtual or in-person.
The Alan B. Levan | NSU Broward Center of Innovation (Levan Center) is a public-private partnership between Nova Southeastern University (NSU) and Broward County. The Levan Center is focused on three themes (innovation, technology, entrepreneurship) and four pillars (Ideate, Incubate, Accelerate, Post-Accelerate). Each of the four pillars are supported by customized programs, events, and wraparound services. The Levan Center is designed to serve the community resulting in breakthrough ideas, new technologies, job creation, talent skills pipeline, new company formation, and scaling of early-stage and young startup companies. The Levan Center is an economic engine not only for Broward County, but also South Florida with the potential for national and international impact.