Resource Directory
Resource Directory
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 African American Entrepreneurs Association was formed to promote economic development through entrepreneurship within the African American community through education, mentoring, workshops, inspirational events and micro-financing. AAEA members and partners include a wide range of organizations that provide capital and services to assist entrepreneurs in creating and expanding their businesses.

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Daytona Beach Department of Economic Development

The Daytona Beach Economic & Community Development Office encourages economic development in Daytona Beach by retaining and facilitating the expansion of existing businesses, attracting new viable businesses to the area and fostering the development of complementary business clusters.

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Daytona State College (DSC) Center for Business & Industry

Making People Your Competitive Advantage! The Center for Business & Industry was created to address the learning requirements of a broad spectrum of people and professionals. The Center helps individuals and organizations reach their highest potential offering programs designed with both the individual and the company in mind. Let us help you and your organization on the path to success. Courses and services can be customized and delivered at any location. The Center for Business & Industry offers short term training, conferences, seminars, customized training services and technical assistance to better prepare organizations and workers to compete and thrive in emerging global markets.

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SCORE Volusia Flagler Chapter 87

SCORE Volusia/Flagler is dedicated to helping small businesses launch, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship. With the support of volunteers, sponsors and the SBA, SCORE is able to provide counselling, seminars, tools, templates and tips without charge to small businesses.

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Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

The Volusia County SBDC helps entrepreneurs and businesses launch, grow, and succeed. Our services include confidential business consulting, business planning, industry & market research, sales & marketing guidance, financial analysis, capital & funding acquisition, government contracting, and much more.

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Volusia County Business Incubator

Volusia County Business Incubator is a 9,600 square-foot facility located at Daytona Beach International Airport. It facilitates smarter, faster startup and growth of emerging companies with exceptional facilities, mentoring and more.

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Volusia County Division of Economic Development

Volusia County Economic Development (VCED) is the division of Volusia County government that assists business owners and works collaboratively with local stakeholders. We provide assistance at no cost to businesses with the desire and potential for growth within Volusia County. VCED provides guidance and assistance to start-up, second stage, and maturing businesses. 

VCED participates in a wide range of development projects with both county and municipal jurisdictions through the following:

  • Project leadership or participation
  • Grant fund acquisition
  • Incentive program facilitation
  • Ombudsman

If you have a business or are thinking of starting a business in Volusia County, VCED is here to serve your needs.

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