Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce
140 NE 1st Street,
Delray Beach, FL 33444

Phone: 561-278-0424

Entrepreneurs

There are many organizations and resources focused on helping entrepreneurs launch and grow their business ventures from Delray Beach – “South Florida’s Emerging Entrepreneurial Community.”

In fact, did you know Florida’s thriving business climate continues to gain the attention of entrepreneurs and business leaders from all over the world as evidenced by the following rankings?

#1 for startup business activity (Kauffman Foundation)

#2 business birthrate (U.S. Chamber of Commerce)

#4 in women-owned businesses (U.S. Census)

#5 in attracting private equity investment (Private Equity Growth Capital Council)

In recent years, incubators, accelerators and co-working spaces have launched near Delray Beach offering access to resources such as mentors, office space, seed funding, networking opportunities and basic business services. These include:

Incubators / Accelerators

1909 Accelerator

Research Park at Florida Atlantic University (FAU)

 

Coworking & Shared Workspace

1909 Coworking

Office Space at The TED Center

The Regus Center at The Arbors

 

Capital & Funding

Florida Venture Forum

New World Angels

Palm Beach County Black Business Investment Corporation (BBIC)

 

Networking and Connections

Palm Beach Tech Association

Business Development Board of Palm Beach County

Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce

City of Delray Beach Office of Economic Development

 

Entrepreneur Assistance, Mentoring and Training

Adams Center for Entrepreneurship @ FAU Tech Runway

Palm Beach County's Virtual Entrepreneur Center