Through its services, EFI works to expand and diversify Florida's economy through job creation.
In collaboration with 67 statewide economic development offices, community leaders, utility partners and other local affiliates, EFI accomplishes its mission of confidentially assisting companies with their location, relocation and expansion plans.
We provide site selection services, demographic information, incentive information and much more. EFI’s job creation efforts focus on a wide range of industry sectors, including life sciences, information technology, aviation & aerospace, defense & homeland security, financial & professional services, manufacturing, clean energy and beyond.
EFI helps companies locate, relocate or expand in Florida by:
Florida is home to more than 58,000 exporters, the second highest number in the United States. In 2012, Florida companies exported more than $66.4 billion worth of goods – making it the sixth-largest exporting state in the country – and more than $36 billion worth of services were sold to companies in more than 200 countries around the world. International trade is big business in the state and EFI knows what it takes to make it happen.
EFI assists Florida businesses in expanding into the international marketplace by:
Business entrepreneurs start the companies, create the jobs and generate the ideas that grow economies. Moreover, an entrepreneurial spirit helps companies of all sizes stay innovative and globally competitive. In Florida, that spirit of entrepreneurship is alive and well. The state is home to more than two million small businesses.
The Minority and Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Capital (MASBEC) division of Enterprise Florida was established to improve the economic, business and regulatory climate in Florida for minority, small business and entrepreneurial firms. MASBEC’s objective is to provide critical resources and support to these entities directly and in collaboration with strategic partners throughout the state.
EFI assists small and minority businesses and entrepreneurs by: