Small Business Resources


Small Business and entrepreneurship has been part of the Martin County fabric since its early years. Today, Martin County's small businesses continue to innovate and succeed in the marketplace. The Business Development Board makes it a priority to serve the need of small businesses and facilitate their growth. 

There are a number of resources available to small businesses through the Business Development Board, starting with our new resource guide, the Florida Virtual Entrepreneur Center and business mentoring services through the Small Business Development Center and Treasure Coast SCORE. 

CLICK HERE to receive up-to-date information on resources,
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Your one-stop resource for expanding or locating your business.

Our Martin Connects Small Business Resource Guide is a one-stop shop with vital information for expanding or locating your business in Martin County. 
Click theMartinConnects icon to view the digital flip book.

Interested in a hard copy of the resource guide... 
CLICK HERE to receive your free copy today!   

* This publication is a recipient of the 2013 Florida Economic Development Council (FEDC) Marketing Award for First Place in the Business Retention & Expansion Program category                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Connects COS BW-2.jpg

MartinConnects with the City of Stuart...

Are you a business located in the City of Stuart?  

CLICK HERE  to receive up-to-date information on resources, workshops and trainings in the City of Stuart.


GrowFL Manufacturers Growth Program...

If you are a CEO, president or business owner of a second-stage manufacturing, biotechnology, research & development,
or engineering businesses, this program is for you!

CLICK HERE to learn more



Easily locate local, regional, state and global resources for starting, relocating,or expanding your business.

The Virtual Entrepreneur Center is a web portal designed to provide a robust and easy-to-use resource for local entrepreneurs to find information and services to support their new or growing  business. Click the logo to the left to visit                                               





Helping Businesses Start, Grow and Succeed

The SBDC at IRSC provides Indian River, Martin, Okeechobee, and St. Lucie County residents with increased and more convenient access to free management counseling and workshops to help small business owners and entrepreneurs succeed in today’s challenging business environment.  Click the SBDC logo to learn more.



SCORE has been mentoring new and existing businesses for over 40 years.

As highly successful and experienced business professionals and entrepreneurs, SCORE mentors
deliver valuable, timely, and practical advice. Whether you are a start-up or an existing business,
our mentors will help you and your business open new markets, reach new customers, and achieve new goals.
Click the SCORE logo to learn more.

Our local Treasure Coast SCORE Chapter 308 was named a Platinum Chapter at the
2014 Annual SCORE Leadership Conference...
click here to view press release.



The SBA is an independent agency of the federal government to aid, counsel,
assist and protect the interests of small business concerns, 
to preserve free
competitive enterprise and to maintain and strengthen the overall economy of our nation. 

The SBA has a wealth of resources to assist you from the onset of thinking about establishing a small business,
starting and managing a small business, financial resources and SBA contracting.  
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The Martin County Library System has an array of FREE online business resources.

FREE resources to help you discover your community, target your customers and educate your staff.

Click on the icon to the left and click RESEARCH.





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