Tag: St. Petersburg

Tampa-St. Petersburg Region Poised for Startups and Women Entrepreneurs

Ecosystems that support entrepreneurs and innovation hubs are sprouting across America. Regions of the country are working hard to be startup havens. This includes creating an environment that supports innovations and helps investors find the next bold idea. Silicon Valley is a luminous example. However, emerging regions include Florida, Colorado, Oregon and Georgia. What do these emerging regions have in common and how are they competing? Factors include an entrepreneurial ecosystem, strong startup density, a culture that supports innovation, strong higher education system, home to large corporations, access to capital and availability of talent. Taking these factors into consideration, the Tampa Bay region is poising itself for explosive growth, especially for startups and women entrepreneurs.

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 »

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 »

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 »

FloridaMakes, City of St. Petersburg and St. Petersburg EDC to Host Manufacturing Mondays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.- (March 1, 2018) – FloridaMakes, the statewide, industry-led partnership that measurably advances Florida’s high-wage manufacturing sector, has partnered with the City of St. Petersburg and the St. Petersburg Area Economic Development Corporation (EDC) to host a monthly “Manufacturing Monday.” On the third Monday of each month during 2018, the partnership will seek… Read more »