Category: Relocation/Expansion

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 »

Cathie Wood’s ARK Invest Announces HQ Relocation to St. Pete + ARK Innovation Center

ARK Investment Management LLC (“ARK” or “ARK Invest”), an investment adviser focused solely on investing in disruptive innovation, announced the relocation of its corporate headquarters to St. Petersburg, Florida, effective November 1, 2021. “We are thrilled to relocate our corporate headquarters to St. Petersburg, Florida, as we believe the Tampa Bay region’s talent, innovative spirit, and quality of… 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 »

Cybersecurity Start-Up Code-X Chooses St. Pete

“I had some friends in the St. Pete area and after a few visits, I decided it was the place to be for an early-stage company,” Code-X founder and CEO Darren LaCroix told the St. Pete Catalyst about making the recent move to the St. Petersburg, FL area.  “We are a DoD organization right now… Read more »

St. Pete is a Hotbed for Financial Services

PHOTO COURTESY OF CITY OF ST. PETE Dynasty is a top integrated wealth management platform for high-end registered investment advisers (RIAs) in the country with nearly $60 billion in assets on its platform. They sought a “location that provided economic leverage, a high quality of life for our team, a robust infrastructure and a strong… Read more »

Sustainability-Focused Bank Chooses St. Pete for Global Headquarters

St. Pete EDC President & CEO J.P. DuBuque (l) and Mayor Rick Kriseman welcome Climate First Bank President & CEO, Chairman of the Board and Founder Ken LaRoe and Executive VP Valarie Nussbaum-Harris at the bank’s grand opening. Climate First Bank, a planned start-up financial institution has chosen St. Petersburg for its global headquarters. Climate… Read more »

Dynasty Financial Builds New Home in Florida and Employees Are Awestruck by One Big Difference

RIA Intel By: Michael Thrasher August 28, 2019 Employees who relocated from New York are enjoying world-class beaches, golf, sailing, a burgeoning arts scene, and favorable taxes. However, they are most excited about something else entirely. Shirl Penney, the president and CEO of Dynasty Financial Partners, crisscrossed two dozen cities during the yearlong process of… Read more »

Behind the Scenes of the Dynasty Deal with Founder & CEO Shirl Penney

Shirl Penney, Founder & CEO of Dynasty Financial Partners In February 2019, the New York City-based wealth management and technology provider, Dynasty Financial Partners, announced the relocation of its headquarters from Manhattan to St. Petersburg, Florida. Founder & CEO of Dynasty Financial Partners, Shirl Penney shares why St. Pete proved to be the perfect fit for… Read more »