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Beyond Downtown: St. Pete’s Innovative Districts

Published: April 24, 2018By: Janan Talafer, 83 Degrees Media Clustered around St. Petersburg’s Bayboro Harbor waterfront is one of the largest concentrations of marine research and regulatory organizations in the country. SRI St. Petersburg, the NOAA Fisheries Southeast Regional Office, USF College of Marine Science, the Florida Institute of Oceanography and Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission are just a few… Read more »

Beyond Downtown: St. Pete’s Innovative Districts

Published: April 24, 2018By: Janan Talafer, 83 Degrees Media Clustered around St. Petersburg’s Bayboro Harbor waterfront is one of the largest concentrations of marine research and regulatory organizations in the country. SRI St. Petersburg, the NOAA Fisheries Southeast Regional Office, USF College of Marine Science, the Florida Institute of Oceanography and Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission are just a few… Read more »

Fortune 500 Companies Announce Major Expansions in St. Petersburg

In the last six months, two of St. Pete’s Fortune 500 companies, Jabil (NYSE: JBL) and Raymond James (NYSE: RFJ), announced major expansion plans for their current headquarter sites in St. Petersburg, Florida. In February 2018, Jabil, electronics manufacturer of everything from iPhone circuit boards to Philadelphia cream cheese tubs, announced that it will rebuild… Read more »

A Bright Future for CaseGlide in St. Petersburg

  ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.- (May 15, 2018)- CaseGlide, a cloud-based software platform that provides litigation management and analytics to property and casualty insurance companies, is adding three jobs to its 11-person team. Along with automating legal documents, the CaseGlide platform manages all case information in one centralized platform, records correspondence between insurance companies and the… Read more »

Up close: Meet St. Pete’s economic cheerleader J.P. DuBuque

St. Pete Catalyst By: Bill DeYoung Published: May 9, 2018   St. Petersburg has no shortage of cheerleaders who work tirelessly to tell the world about the city’s many charms and advantages. J.P. DuBuque doesn’t wax poetic about the beaches, the warm weather or the burgeoning arts community, although those things always figure somehow in… Read more »

Rick Kriseman and St. Pete EDC head to San Francisco on first business development mission

Tampa Bay Times By: Rick Danielson May 8, 2018 ST. PETERSBURG — For its first-ever business development trip, the Greater St. Petersburg Area Economic Development Corp. headed to San Francisco, the tech-business world’s pricey capital, with a pitch about another bay area where sticker shock is not so big an issue. “San Francisco is a… Read more »

HCIQ Discusses Data Visualization Tools at EDC-USFSP Roundtable

USF-St. Petersburg Kate Tiedemann College of Business  Article and photographs by Erin Murphy, KTCOB Marketing and Communications. The Kate Tiedemann College of Business partnered with the St. Petersburg Economic Development Corporation (EDC) on March 29 to bring local business leaders an exclusive Data Analytics Roundtable event. The event continued the conversation about data analytics that… Read more »

Presence Doubling Company Size in St. Petersburg

PETERSBURG, Fla.– (Feb. 1, 2018) – Presence, a campus engagement platform and technology startup based in downtown St. Petersburg, experienced tremendous growth in 2017 and is bringing its momentum well into 2018. Reuben Pressman, founder, and CEO of Presence, formerly Check I’m Here, announced his company more than doubled staff count from 15 to 32… Read more »

St. Pete-based Callyo Leading Path for Innovative Police Technology

Callyo, a mobile technology company for law enforcement based in St. Pete, has more than doubled their office size to keep up with major growth. Their mission: Advance mobile technology for law enforcement investigators to create a safer world for children.  Named one of GovTech’s Top 100 companies in 2017 focused on and making a difference for… Read more »

Where Entrepreneurs Go to Work and Play

Inc. Magazine Online Published: April 5, 2018   St. Petersburg was a different city when Brooke Boyd launched her brand-building agency, Hype Group, in 2009. Back then, she says it was a big deal when a new restaurant opened in town. “Now, it seems like we have five restaurants opening a day,” she adds. “The… Read more »

The Unexpected Haven for Entrepreneurs

Inc. Magazine Online With a remarkable focus on business development, St. Pete, Florida is becoming a hotspot for startups and small businesses. When Rachel Carpenter and her partner, Joseph French, were looking for a place to relocate their Chicago-based fin-tech business, Intrinio, they wanted to find a city focused on strategic business development, with access… Read more »

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