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Local Resources To
Grow Your Business

There are many resources out there waiting to hear from you. What are you waiting for? Discover the many options available below.

The resources listed here contain links to third party websites not owned or operated by the County of Volusia. These external links are provided for informational purposes only and do not constitute endorsements by the County.

City of Deltona. Incorporated Dec. 31, 1995. I'm Proud to Be a Part of It!

Deltona Economic Development Office

Being in business is about making money and showing profits. It is also about maintaining an entrepreneurial zeal to meet the market need and achieve significant results. The City of Deltona is anxious to assist new businesses to assure their successful location in Deltona. Starting a new business requires a major commitment of time, energy, and capital. You will also be required to obtain a business license, and other required zoning, planning, and building permits depending on the nature of your business. Most important to your success is the development of a business plan, which describes how your business will be managed and operated.

Services include

  • Grants & Incentives
  • Licensing & Registration
  • Market Research
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Department of Business & Professional Regulation (DBPR)

DBPR is the agency charged with licensing and regulating more than 1.4 million businesses and professionals in the State of Florida, such as alcohol, beverage & tobacco, barbers/cosmetologists, condominiums, spas, hotels and restaurants and more.

Services include

  • Disaster Preparation and Recovery
  • Licensing & Registration
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Edgewater Economic Development Office

The City of Edgewater strives to enhance the quality of life for its residents by providing assistance for local businesses to grow and prosper and by recruiting businesses to locate in the City of Edgewater.

Services include

  • Business Planning
  • Disaster Preparation and Recovery
  • Public Policy & Government Relations
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Edgewater Finance Department

The City of Edgewater strives to enhance the quality of life for its residents by providing assistance for local businesses to grow and prosper and by recruiting businesses to locate in the City of Edgewater.

Services include

  • Business Planning
  • Licensing & Registration
  • Regulatory Compliance
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical university Daytona Beach, Florida logo with an eagle landing

ERAU Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship

The Embry‑Riddle Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship educates and connects entrepreneurs seeking to establish and grow high-value, high-growth companies.  We integrate knowledge in aeronautics, aerospace, and adjacent technologies with business acumen to build world-class companies. The center serves the students of ERAU by providing access to expertise and talent for entrepreneurially minded companies.

Services include

  • Coaching & Mentoring
  • Education
  • Networking
Micaplex - The John Mica Engineering & Aerospace Innovation Complex at the Embry-Riddle Research Park

ERAU MicaPlex

The MicaPlex presents a unique collaborative opportunity for business and the university community to develop, refine and bring new products and technological services to market.

Services include

  • Business Planning
  • Coaching & Mentoring
  • Incubators
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Florida APEX Accelerator

Interested in doing business with the government? Helping businesses understand and win government contracts is an essential service of the Florida APEX Accelerator (formerly Florida Procurement Technical Assistance Center – PTAC). The Florida APEX Accelerator helps Florida-based businesses identify, compete for, and win government contracts.

Services include

  • Government Contracting
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Florida Department of Commerce

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) works across the state to support Florida’s economy, robust and talented workforce and our local communities. DEO is dedicated to making a stronger and more resilient Florida so our businesses, communities and workforce are better prepared to withstand future economic slowdowns and natural disasters.

Services include

  • Business Planning
  • Disaster Preparation and Recovery
  • Grants & Incentives
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Florida Department of Revenue

The Florida Department of Revenue (DOR) administers over 30 taxes and fees which are used to fund state and local government services for Floridians. You will have to determine which taxes apply to your business type and activity. A tax accountant or attorney can help you navigate this process.

Services include

  • Disaster Preparation and Recovery
  • Taxes
Sunbiz.org Division of Corporations, an official state of Florida website

Florida Division of Corporations (Sunbiz)

Sunbiz is a State of Florida portal dedicated to helping individuals with essential functions of business such as registrations, filing and dissolution of business entities, and providing information and guidance to new business owners.

Services include

  • Business Planning
  • Licensing & Registration
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