Start-Up & Grow Ormond Beach FastTrac Program

Ormond Beach Economic Development is excited to be an affiliate partner and bring the Kauffman FASTTRAC curriculum to the City. The program is offered in partnership with Volusia/Flagler SCORE and will be facilitated by Certified Business Mentors. The 10-week program will provide Ormond Beach businesses and entrepreneurs an opportunity to Start-Up & Grow their business.

Now Accepting Applications for Spring 2024 >> Apply Now

What: 10-week course to help grow your business.

When: Saturdays | January 6 – March 9, 2024, | 9am – Noon

Where: 165 W. Granada Blvd., Ormond Beach, 32174

During this fast paced 10-week course you will:

  • Be facilitated by Certified SCORE Mentors.
  • Write a business plan.
  • Define your company’s brand and marketing.
  • Determine steps to profitability.
  • Identify sources of funding.
  • Network with fellow entrepreneurs.

The Start-Up & Grow Ormond Beach FastTrac Program is application based, with the application below. Space is limited. Priority is given to Ormond Beach residents and businesses.

>> Apply Now

Entrepreneurs and small businesses play a fundamental role in local communities.

They drive local economies
Affect competitiveness
Diversify the economic base
Stimulate economic development.
Starting a new venture, building a new product can be fun, exhilarating, and tough. A business plan is crucial for the entrepreneur starting a business. Business plans help an entrepreneur to know their product and establish an overall game plan to start and grow the company.

Ormond Beach is dedicated to supporting the small business and entrepreneurial community. The Economic Development Department has partnered with Voulsia/Flagler SCORE to provide The Kauffman FASTTRAC program.

Kauffman FASTTRAC is a flexible course with a framework to provide information, tips, exercises, and tools to help you, the aspiring entrepreneur, think about and build your business from idea to launch. Through this course you will work to build your business plan to:

  • Discover how your business concept matches your personal vision.
  • Align your business concept with a real market opportunity.
  • Learn how to set realistic financial goals for your business.
  • Determine the unique features and benefits of your product/service.
  • Find your target market and discover your competitive advantage.
  • Define your company’s brand and marketing.
  • Learn how to manage business functions and develop an organizational culture.
  • Determine the steps to profitability.
  • Identify potential sources of funding for your business.
  • Launch your business.

>> Apply Now