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Silicon Shore: ST. PETE, FL

There’s a corporate sameness that is dulling the edge of tech meccas in America. But there’s one city that’s changing the game. Welcome to Silicon Shore. A haven for the brilliant minds fleeing 4-hour commutes and corporate buyouts. Companies are finding St Pete the perfect place to establish an Innovation Hub—where their investments go four… Read more »

Silicon Shore: ST. PETE, FL

There’s a corporate sameness that is dulling the edge of tech meccas in America. But there’s one city that’s changing the game. Welcome to Silicon Shore. A haven for the brilliant minds fleeing 4-hour commutes and corporate buyouts. Companies are finding St Pete the perfect place to establish an Innovation Hub—where their investments go four… Read more »

St. Pete EDC Celebrates Milestone Third Year

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida– (Feb. 7, 2020) – Business and community leaders joined the Greater St. Petersburg Area Economic Development Corporation for the EDC’s third Annual Meeting on February 6 at the Vinoy Golf Club. The evening event, sponsored by PNC Bank, featured highlights from the EDC’s inaugural three years, a 2020 outlook, and a transition… Read more »

Sound Payments’ St. Pete office chips away at fraud at the gas pump

St. Pete Catalyst By: Margie Manning January 29, 2020 Jan. 28 Ribbon-cutting ceremony at Sound Payments St. Petersburg office included (from left), Mayor Rick Kriseman, Sound Payments President Andrew Russell, Florida Department of Agriculture External Affairs Director Stephanie McClung, St. Petersburg Area EDC President J.P. DuBuque, and Sound Payments Senior VP Bill Pittman. A Florida… Read more »

Good Grit Magazine: St. Petersburg, Florida

Good Grit’s ‘Gritty City’ features  guide you as you map out your next adventure and figure out what you cant miss along the way. Each  compact guide makes its way to your glove box, your favorite travel bag, or maybe your vision board. Keep the spirit of wanderlust alive throughout the year with our Gritty… Read more »

L3Harris settles into new HQ in downtown St. Pete

L3Harris Technologies celebrated their new headquarters in downtown St. Petersburg with a ribbon cutting on November 14. The company has about 150 people at the office at 490 1st Avenue South and anticipates adding 50 new members in the next 12 to 24 months. St. Petersburg is the global headquarters for the commercial aviation solutions business,… Read more »

Chicago-based Insurtech Firm Expands in St. Pete

ST. PETERSBURG, FLA. & CHICAGO — November 6, 2019 — Kin Insurance, the insurance startup reinventing home insurance for catastrophe-prone areas with easy, affordable coverage and world-class customer service, today announced the launch of its new mobile home insurance offering for Floridians and the opening of its office in St. Petersburg. Kin’s mobile home insurance offering… Read more »

FINOVATE 2019: St. Pete Takeover

Video courtesy of our partners at the City of St. Petersburg A cohort representing St. Pete’s financial services leaders joined the Greater St. Petersburg Area EDC in Times Square on October 25 to talk to New York-based companies about the business opportunity in the Sunshine City. 

Ukrainian Tech Provider, NIX United Opens U.S. HQ in St. Petersburg, FL

The software development firm, NIX United has officially opened the doors of its U.S. headquarters in sunny St. Petersburg, Florida. NIX has been actively operating in the U.S. since 1994, and recently identified the Tampa-St. Petersburg region as an optimal location for its available talent, strategic location, and cost-effective business environment. “We considered several communities… Read more »

Jobs Podcast features St. Pete

President of the Greater St. Petersburg Area Economic Development Corporation, J.P. DuBuque sits down with Chad Chancellor of the Next Move Group’s Jobs Podcast to talk about St. Pete’s strategic approach to economic development and how the community works together to preserve the ‘Burg’s unique culture and character. “Some people call it a little bit… Read more »

St. Pete Makes a Name for itself with NYC Firms

ST. PETERSBURG, FL (October 2, 2019)— A cohort representing St. Pete’s financial services leaders joined the Greater St. Petersburg Area EDC in Times Square on October 25 to talk to New York-based companies about the business opportunity in the Sunshine City.  Immediately following the media panel, Elwyn and Penney joined Co-Founder and CEO of Intrinio… Read more »

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