Prospera is an economic development, nonprofit organization specialized in providing bilingual assistance to Hispanic entrepreneurs trying to establish or expand their business.


Prospera empowers Hispanic entrepreneurs through training, support and resources so their businesses can grow and prosper. Prospera is able to serve entrepreneurs and the community, and without charging for its services, thanks to investments in its mission by generous corporations, individuals and government agencies. As a Prospera client, you can receive assistance from in-house business consultants, subcontracted experts, workshop presenters, and volunteers from various industries who serve on  advisory committees. Furthermore, Prospera offers access to a network of corporate sponsors, government funders and financial institutions with a desire to support small and minority-owned businesses. Prospera’s quality professional services include business seminars, consulting, grants and access to capital.

Services Provided

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting
  • Forming a Business
  • Market Research

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Accounting and Bookkeeping
  • Government Funding
  • Grant Funding


  • One-on-One Counseling

Networking and Associations

  • Small Business/General

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • Hispanic Business
  • Small Business Policy

Regulatory Compliance

  • Certification
  • Codes

Selling to the Government and Large Corporations

  • Bid Matching and Preparation
  • Obtaining Certification
  • Obtaining Corporate Contracts
  • Obtaining Government Contracts

Starting a Business

  • Business Research Resources
  • Forming a Business
  • Home-Based Business Training
  • Startup Business Counseling
  • Startup Classes


  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training
  • Budget, Cash Flow and Financial Statements Training
  • Business Management Training
  • Business Plan Training and Assistance
  • Home-Based Business Training
  • Human Resources Training
  • Startup Classes
Primary Contact
Carlos Zepeda
145 Scaleybark Road Suite C
Charlotte, FL 28209