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Pasco Enterprise Network Partners

Pasco Enterprise Network is a collaborative effort of not-for profit agencies committed to ensuring the success of small businesses in Pasco County, Florida.  Our PEN Partners provide consulting, counseling, education, and technical assistance in a variety of areas and subjects.

CareerSource Pasco HernandoCareerSource Pasco Hernando

Career Source Pasco Hernando provides Pasco and Hernando area businesses with valuable HR services, time-saving hiring strategies and cost-effective training.  Services include:

  • Labor market information and research
  • Recruiting and pre-screening of qualified employees
  • Training assistance to upgrade employee skill levels
  • Up-to-date tax credit and benefits data
  • Business incentive and other program information
  • Meeting facilities and job fair services

Pasco County LibrariesPasco County Libraries

The Pasco County Library Systems offers a wealth of information to assist small business including a wide variety of market research tools, databases, trade journals and more to help you in preparing business and marketing plans.

Zephyrhills Public LibraryZephyrhills Public Library

The Zephyrhills Library offers a wealth of information to assist small business including a wide variety of market research tools, databases, trade journals and more to help you in preparing business and marketing plans.

New Port Richey LibraryNew Port Richey Library

The New Port Richey Library offers a wealth of information to assist small business including a wide variety of market research tools, databases, trade journals and more to help you in preparing business and marketing plans.

Pasco Economic Development CouncilPasco Economic Development Council

Pasco EDC works to attract and support businesses, create and retain jobs and generate a sustainable and diversified economy in Pasco County.  Pasco EDC assists businesses with site location, identifying capital resources for retention, expansion and relocation, local permitting and regulatory assistance and liaison with local, state and federal agencies.

Pasco Economic Development CouncilUF/IFAS Extension Pasco County 

Extension provides non-biased, research-based information to America's citizens. We are an off-campus branch of the University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) and serve as a bridge between the research labs of the university and the local community.

Pasco Hernando State CollegePasco Hernando State College

The Corporate Training department is home to professional development and targeted technical training. Courses from accounting for business to executive leadership are offered. Leadership and manufacturing training are rapidly becoming a large part of the training provided.

Saint Leo UniversitySaint Leo University

Saint Leo University’s Institute for Professional Development provides customized, web-based and instructor-led human resource development and training programs that support local and global business an industry needs.


Prospera (formerly the Hispanic Business Initiative Fund of Florida or HBIF) is an economic development, nonprofit organization specialized in providing bilingual assistance to Hispanic entrepreneurs trying to establish or expand their business in Florida.

Pasco-Hernando SCOREPasco-Hernando SCORE

Pasco-Hernando SCORE is a network of active and retired volunteer business leaders who provide expert advice to small business clients in need of help with start-up, expansion efforts or that is experiencing problems.  Pasco-Hernando SCORE counselors share their management and technical expertise to help identify problems and find solutions.

Small Business Development Center at USFSmall Business Development Center (SBDC)at USF

The SBDC delivers management and technical assistance to prospective and existing small business including guiding entrepreneurs through the steps of launching and running a business, providing consulting and training.  Low cost and no-cost workshops and seminars are also available.

Small Business Development Center at USFTampa Bay Women’s Business Centre 

The Tampa Bay Women’s Business Centre helps female entrepreneurs launch and grow successful businesses by providing free business coaching, webinars, trainings, networking opportunities and access to financial resources. Now in its sixth year of operation, the Tampa Bay Women’s Business Centre is the only SBA-designated women’s business centre on the west coast of Florida.  Our offices are located in Tampa and St. Petersburg, FL which enables us to provide services to entrepreneurs in Hillsborough, Hernando, Pinellas, Polk, Pasco and Manatee counties. The Tampa Bay WBC is funded in part by the US Small Business Administration (SBA).

Chambers of Commerce

Chambers of Commerce provide opportunities for networking and cooperation among local business owners.  Pasco County has four Chambers that serve the various geographical regions and business niches in Pasco County.

  • Greater Dade City Chamber of Commerce
  • Greater Pasco Chamber of Commerce 
  • Greater Zephyrhills Chamber of Commerce
  • North Tampa Bay Chamber of Commerce 


Upcoming Events...

September 27, 2023
West Pasco Entrepreneur Center Open House
Date & Time:  Wednesday, September 27 2023Location: SMARTstart West Pasco Entrepreneur CenterJoin us for an open house...
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October 10, 2023
East Pasco Entrepreneur Roundtable
East PascoFacilitator: SCORE MentorDate & Time:   Second Tuesday of each month            ...
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October 11, 2023
Entrepreneur Education Series - Business Banking for Entrepreneurs
Date & Time:  Wednesday, October 11, 2023 (6:00 pm – 7:00 pm)Location: SMARTstart Grove Entrepreneur CenterRegistration: FREESpeaker: Michael Anselmo, 5/3 Bank ...
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