MyStartupSuncoast is a website created to connect Suncoast startups and entrepreneurs with resources and information. The purpose of the site is to facilitate and create a sustainable virtual community, networked to support, answer questions and provide information on needed skills, facilities and services to grow a successful entrepreneurial community and startup environment, i.e. create virtual Entrepreneurial Ecosystem. This Suncoast Eco-System is infrastructure in place today. The website purpose is to make this eco-system visible so it can make a bigger difference in our community. The MyStartUpSuncoast Facebook page is set up as a ‘join page’ to allow us to continue the conversation, exchange information, track progress and get into details of projects, startups and entrepreneurial activities.
The site’s resource directory identifies facilities, services and stakeholders — in government, education and local businesses — that are interested and involved in creating and maintaining sustainable and integrated startup environment. The resource directory also identifies skilled, knowledgeable individuals, business or local organization that can make a difference and help kick-start new businesses or ideas.
Articles from local experts and conversation or question can be submitted comments for discussion. Requests can be made to answers questions, topics to be discussed or to connect to specific skilled resources for assistance. Conversation and question section includes a feature to rate comments and answer responses.