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Why the Recent Influx of Tech Companies Now Call St. Pete, Florida Home

Fintech firm CrossBorders celebrates its relocation from NY to St. Pete. Taking a page from Dynasty Financial Services’ playbook, another fintech firm has chosen to relocate from New York to St. Petersburg, Florida. CrossBorder Solutions, a $1 billion firm that is a global leader in technology-driven tax solutions, joins the wave of tech-related relocations and… Read more »

Why the Recent Influx of Tech Companies Now Call St. Pete, Florida Home

Fintech firm CrossBorders celebrates its relocation from NY to St. Pete. Taking a page from Dynasty Financial Services’ playbook, another fintech firm has chosen to relocate from New York to St. Petersburg, Florida. CrossBorder Solutions, a $1 billion firm that is a global leader in technology-driven tax solutions, joins the wave of tech-related relocations and… Read more »

CitrusAd Opens U.S. HQ in St. Pete and Seeks Local Talent

Global retail media technology company CitrusAd has opened its U.S. headquarters in St. Petersburg, the heart of Tampa Bay. Since opening, the e-commerce ad network has hired 50 team members locally and anticipates hiring additional employees in the months to come. The St. Pete Catalyst reports that “All responses led to downtown St. Pete,” when… Read more »

Opportunity Shines Here: St. Pete, You’re Welcome

The right city. The right time.  We’re not your normal 9 to 5. Day in and day out, we’re cooking up something special. All of us. This guy, her—even that dude. Wait—3,2,1—we’re live. Don’t climb the corporate ladder. Jump over it. Thirty stories up and we’re still at sea level. Cure disease, then cure boredom…. Read more »

St. Pete Higher Ed Organizations Create Racial Equity Consortium

Racial equity and inclusion is the focus of a new consortium of St. Petersburg-based higher education institutions. The participating institutions, which collectively serve 36,000 students in St. Petersburg, are the University of South Florida – St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg College, Eckerd College and Stetson University College of Law. The consortium will work on goals around:… Read more »

St. Pete Blockchain Companies Flourish in Tampa Bay’s Blockchain Startup Hub

St. Petersburg and Tampa Bay continue to grow as a hub for blockchain technology. A recent Crunchbase article highlights several blockchain companies that are located at the St. Pete-based Tampa Bay Innovation Center or have participated TBIC’s Innovation Accelerator program, which prepares tech ventures to scale their companies: For more, visit “Inside Tampa Bay’s Burgeoning… Read more »

7+ Ways Opportunity Shines for Tech Companies in St. Pete

Tech company founders from Manhattan to Montreal are looking at St. Pete as a place where their businesses can innovate and grow. No longer a sleepy town focused on retirees, St. Petersburg, Florida is a vibrant, thriving city that attracts and retains talented workers, drawn by a collaborative business community and outstanding quality of life…. Read more »

Forbes on St. Pete: From Stupor to Stupendous

Forbes magazine chronicles St. Petersburg’s “before and after” transformation, detailing how the city changed from a downtown empty at night to a “vibrant, artsy, lively” community. The article notes that the rejuvenation is due in part to: For the complete story, visit “Culture Continues Fueling Ascension of St. Petersburg.”

Tampa Bay is Top Region in Florida for Tech Employee Relocation; #6 in Country

The Tampa Bay region was the #1 region in Florida for tech employee relocation and #6 in the nation according to a Tampa Bay Business Journal analysis of LinkedIn worker migration data. The Tampa Bay region had about 128 employees per every 10,00 LinkedIn users relocate to the area between May 2020 and April 2021…. Read more »

St. Petersburg has #1 Parks System in Florida: 75% of Residents Live 10 Minutes or Less from a Park

The Sunshine City’s 168 parks throughout the city support the active outdoor lifestyle of those who work, live, and play in St. Petersburg. In the latest ParkScore Index by the Trust for Public Land, St. Pete was ranked the top park system in Florida and 14th nationally, with 75% of St. Pete residents living within… Read more »

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