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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 »

Tampa Bay Ranked 4th Cutting-Edge Metro in Startups vs Total Businesses

More than one of every five businesses in the Tampa Bay metro area is a start-up according to Commercial Cafe, which ranks the region #4 in startups vs total businesses. With startups representing 20.11% of the area’s businesses, Tampa Bay ranks just after Austin (21.60%), Salt Lake City (21.02%), and Dallas-Fort Worth (20.19%). Commercial Cafe… Read more »

Barron’s Highlights How the Florida Migration Affects Financial Advisors

In “Everyone is Moving to Florida: What that Means for Financial Advisors and their Clients,” Barron’s looks at how financial advisors are impacted by the growth in Florida’s population. Florida’s growth is almost double that of the nation, with people drawn to the state’s low taxes and excellent quality of life. Financial services are following… Read more »

Florida’s FinTech Sandbox Provides Innovators with Flexibility

Fintech companies can struggle with the strict regulations surrounding the financial industry as they develop new offerings. Florida offers a fintech sandbox license, which allows exceptions to laws and requirements under defined conditions so financial technology innovators can test new products and services. Offering a supervised, flexible regulatory sandbox is another way Florida locations like… Read more »

Downtown St. Petersburg to Gain More Than 150,000 sf of Class A Office Space with New Groundbreakings

Office demand continues to be strong in St. Petersburg, Florida as companies relocate to or expand in downtown. Developers are responding with new multiuse projects breaking ground that will bring more than 150,000 square feet of Class A office space to “DTSP.” These include: Photo: Orange Station at the EDGE, Cushman & Wakefield Orange Station… 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 »

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 »

The Southeast’s Best Kept Secret: St. Pete, You’re Welcome

What most people don’t know is that the St. Petersburg area and St. Pete Beach—it’s like the best kept secret in the Southeast. People are friendly, and they’re welcoming to you. So much exciting technology and innovation is going on. It’s happening all right here in St. Petersburg. Everyone seems so enthusiastic about what’s going… 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 »

Tampa Bay Expected to Add More Than 2,000 Tech Jobs in 2021

According to CompTIA’s new annual “Cyberstates” report, Tampa Bay is among the top metro areas in the nation for job growth in the technology industry.  This organization breaks down the tech sector and tech workforce across the nation. The Tampa-St. Pete metro area has a well-founded hold, expecting to bring in 2,316 tech jobs by… Read more »