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Everybody’s Business and YouTube channel launch!

  Click to listen (all podcast services) Click to watch (Youtube) ...And we can't wait for you to check it out! Our series Everybody's Business features practical business tips and in-depth interviews with experienced entrepreneurs who have walked the walk and are willing…

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NEC’s Jerry Ross named as one of 44 businesspeople to help Orange County restart the local economy

"Orange County has named 44 Central Florida businesspeople as part of its new planning group to help restart the local economy. 'All of the individuals and their companies on the task force were greatly impacted by the stay-at-home order and forced to…

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Online Education for Small Businesses & Entrepreneurs during COVID-19

  Thanks to our fantastic resource partners, we are able to offer a selection of past on-demand classes and educational seminars for use at this time. These are free and cover a variety of COVID-19 related topics. Bookmark this page,…

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NEC Updates– Resources and Tools for your Business during COVID-19:

(Updated March 15th, 2021) For the safety of all members of our community in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, our in-person facility is still closed at this time. Many of our Resource Partners will continue to answer email and phone…

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State & Federal Agency Small Business Support during COVID-19

State and Federal Agencies: March 15th 2021 update: New resources on the SBA website now up: Frequently Asked Questions: PPP-FAQs-3.12.21.pdf ( How to Calculate First Draw Loans: How to Calculate First Draw PPP Loan Amounts ( How to Calculate Second Draw Loans: HowtoCalculateSecondDrawFAQs-3.12.21.pdf…

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Other Small Business Support during COVID-19

Online Services and Private Companies: There are ways to continue to learn and grow your business during this time sheltering in place. While we are promoting online webinar series from our in house options on our events page, additionally many…

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Central Florida Small Business Support during COVID-19

(updated September 30th, 2020) Governor DeSantis announced on Friday, September 25th, that our state was moving into Phase 3 of the Re-Opening Plan. As per the Orange County COVID-19 Task Force, please see what moving into Phase 3 means for…

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Incubation Innovation

"When Carol Ann Dykes Logue, Jerry Ross and Rob Panepinto get in the same room, the conversation flows naturally from one topic to another to another. These are people whose connections run wide and deep in business, government, academic and…

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NEC is a nonprofit designed to help entrepreneurs

Jerry Ross | National Entrepreneur Center

"The NEC serves as a hub for business creation while functioning as a nonprofit. World-renowned for its economic development model, the NEC has a direct economic impact in Orlando with ripple effects of its work throughout the state. 'The fact…

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Jerry Ross, the President of the National Entrepreneur Center

CEOs of the Year – Meet Jerry Ross

"Orlando has gotten a lot of recognition for being one of the best places to start or grow a small business — and Jerry Ross has helped facilitate much of that. Ross, president of the 15-year-old National Entrepreneur Center, has…

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