Category: Technology

Fintech Flourishes in St. Pete

The financial technology sector continues to flourish in St. Petersburg, most recently with the debut of the new Fintech Center at the University of South Florida’s Muma College of Business. This “hub of excellence” will bring academic research, world-class teaching, business engagement, and innovations surrounding the expanding financial technology sector under one roof on the… Read more »

Fintech Accelerator Launches in St. Pete

Tampa Bay Wave and the University of South Florida Muma College of Business announced that St. Petersburg will be the site of the FinTech|X 2022 Accelerator program cohort consisting of 16 high-growth fintech startups from across the United States and abroad, including companies from Israel, England, Saudi Arabia, and Germany. Of the 16 startups, three… Read more »

Female Founders Choose St. Petersburg, Florida

It’s no surprise that women-owned businesses are thriving in St. Petersburg, Florida. Drawn by St. Pete’s business-friendly environment, innovation, and entrepreneurial support, women founders are choosing the collaborative and inclusive community of St. Pete. Sheffie Robinson, Photo: Shamrck St. Pete has the distinction of being a funky beach town that is exceptionally business-friendly. Sheffie Robinson,… Read more »

St. Pete Cybersecurity Firm Partners with AWS

Cybersecurity firm Code-X, which launched last year in St. Petersburg, recently announced a partnership with Amazon Web Services, an Amazon company, to bring increased security capabilities to the full AWS realm, including AWS National Security solutions. With Code-X’s acceptance into the AWS Independent Software Vendor (ISV) Accelerate Program, a focused AWS co-sell program, the company’s… Read more »

Canadian Tech Firm Relocation to St. Pete Spurred by ‘Overwhelmingly Great Resources and Support for Startups’

What incentivizes a company to relocate? Spontivly co-founder Marissa Huggins notes that “Incentivization is about support, which takes shape in so many ways. It’s more than just money.” The Canadian-based community management platform wanted to move to the United States to be closer to the bulk of its customer base, 90% of which is in… Read more »

AI Career Exploration Platform Shamrck Relocates to St. Pete

Sheffie Robinson’s company Shamrck reflects the real-world problem of preparing students for future careers. Shamrcks’s career exploration platform helps education systems use artificial intelligence to analyze pathways to success for middle school and high school students, whether they’re bound for enrollment in college, employment immediately post-high school, enlistment in the military, or entrepreneurship and starting… Read more »

Solving a Financial Data Problem Leads to Tech Startup in St. Pete

Often with technology startups, you run into a problem. When you try to solve the problem, you end up with a business. That’s exactly what happened to Rachel Carpenter, the founder & CEO of Intrinio.  Intrinio is a financial data technology company on a mission to power fintech innovation by providing high-quality data to developers… Read more »

Innovation Lives Here: St. Pete, You’re Welcome

There’s a corporate sameness that’s dulling the edge of tech meccas in America, but there’s one city that’s changing the game. St. Pete. A haven for the brilliant minds fleeing four-hour commutes and corporate buyouts—companies are finding St. Pete the perfect place to establish an innovation hub where their investments go four times further than… 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 »