Reliable data = sound, informed business decisions

When making tactical decisions about you business: on-time, relevant business intelligence can help you make better decisions.

The Florida SBDC at FGCU provides access to data and information generally unaffordable or unavailable to existing and aspiring small and medium-sized businesses.

We can produce a broad range of financial, market and demographic research reports customized to your industry and geographic location.

Data-driven decision making helps you spot potential market opportunities to leverage for your small business.

Through its affiliations and partnerships with institutions of higher education, our certified professionals have access to high-cost databases and business research resources.

We will help you stay ahead of the curve in an increasingly data-driven world.

  • Increase the likelihood of meeting your objectives, while minimizing your risk
  • Objectively uncover deep insights from your industry and use them to your advantage
  • Get help with the data analysis from our expert consultants to optimize your decision-making

Together with our team of support, you gain access to useful business intelligence to help grow your business.

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Featured Products

ReferenceUSA a featured product of Data and Business Intelligence by Florida SBDC at FGCU Small Business Consulting
ReferenceUSA

A market research database with detailed information on over 14 million U.S. businesses, 262 million U.S. consumers and their lifestyles, and international companies. Map-based geography searches and neighborhood data make this a useful tool in researching target markets and the competition

Ibis World a featured product of Data and Business Intelligence by Florida SBDC at FGCU Small Business Consulting
IBISWorld

The largest provider of Industry Research in the US. The comprehensive collection of economic, demographic, and government data reports help identify business operating risks and opportunities across 1,300+ industries. Each industry report includes the most detailed performance data and analysis on the market; procurement analysis; supply chain information; forecasts; operating strengths and weaknesses; analysis of external drivers; major player market strategies; and industry profit and costs benchmarks. IBISWorld has also recently developed a new ‘Specialized’ Industries report collection that extends upon the NAICS collection and includes new and emerging industries that are not necessarily covered in their entirety by NAICS.

Profitcents a featured product of Data and Business Intelligence by Florida SBDC at FGCU Small Business Consulting
ProfitCents

Allows Florida SBDC consultants to benchmark their clients’ financial performance against more than 1,400 industry averages on 60 ratios and metrics and forecast financial decision-making and its results on business performance.

Profit Mastery a featured product of Data and Business Intelligence by Florida SBDC at FGCU Small Business Consulting
ProfitMastery

Offers clients access to the world’s leading business financial management system designed to help businesses improve profitability and cash flow, and to obtain financing

BidMatch, a featured product of Data and Business Intelligence by Florida SBDC at FGCU Small Business Consulting
BidMatch

Provides the most comprehensive database of bid opportunities on the market, sophisticated tools available for filtering those bid opportunities, and a Web-based delivery system that brings bid opportunities directly to your clients’ desktops. FSBDC government contracting specialists and consultants can offer qualified clients free access to this resource to identify business opportunities, access solicitations and win more contracts. Clients receive email notifications of bid opportunities for specific products and services from over 1,500 federal, state and local bid-posting sites.

Dun&Bradstreet Avention by OneSource a featured product of Data and Business Intelligence by Florida SBDC at FGCU Small Business Consulting
Avention (OneSource)

Provides the ability to leverage the world’s most comprehensive set of business information, relate it to the businesses, people and topics you care about, and help you uncover the best insights and opportunities to grow your business and out-compete your competition.