Congratulations to Veedor Holdings LLC and Dragon Horse Agency Co-founder Patrick Blake Renda for his Florida SBDC FGCU finalist nomination for the Distinguished Entrepreneur Award
The Florida SBDC awards are held annually to recognize three Southwest Florida Small Businesses that are nominated and judged in three categories: Distinguished Entrepreneur, Distinguished Innovator, and Business Advocate of the Year. Lois Knox, FSBDC at FGCU Regional Director, states, “We celebrate the business owners that took an idea, grew that idea into a business, and created a positive impact on the economy in the Southwest Florida community.” This award celebrates entrepreneurial excellence in Southwest Florida. SWFSB recognizes those entrepreneurs who have attained notable achievements and success in entrepreneurship. This award recognizes these business owners for their business success, innovative technology, and business advocacy.
Mr. Renda expressed his deep gratitude over his nomination and this to say:
“It’s an honor to be nominated as a finalist with many dedicated entrepreneurs. Thank you to my family, colleagues, and friends for their guidance and support over the years. Since the age of 15, I’ve led the life of an Entrepreneur and Investor. Entrepreneurship requires a particular character, drive, passion, and steadfast determination. Life as an Entrepreneur is adventurous, demanding, risky, quick, collaborative, with cycles of failures and success or peaks and valleys. Entrepreneurship Life to me is…rewarding. Thank you for the recognition, and to everyone out there considering a life of Entrepreneurship, action is your best friend. Make your future!”
The 10th Annual Distinguished Entrepreneur of SWFL Awards and Ceremony will be held on Tuesday, May 3rd, 2022 from 6 pm to 9 pm at The Bonita Bay Club.