North Port Innovation Center Innovation Center
Cowork Hive Coworking

14896 Tamiami Trail | North Port, FL, 34827

Hive is a coworking studio & event space for creative professionals with big dreams about the future of North Port.The idea is simple – offer a place where freelancers, startups & the local community can work together to solve problems & promote a creative future for the Gulf Coast of Florida.

Career Edge (United Way) Employment Jobs
CoWorx Coworking

2627 Mall Dr | Sarasota, FL, 34231

CoWorx is an awesome technology inspired coworking facility located in the Sarasota Gulf Gate area, catering to technologically inspired solo entrepreneurs and small teams. Some features are: A large coworking area, Dedicated offices, Conference room, Free coffee, A culture based on continual learning and innovation, Fast wifi and Affordable no contract, month to month plans

Suncoast Science / Faulhaber Fab Lab Education Lab
Sarasota Chamber of Commerce Education

1945 Fruitville Rd | Sarasota, FL, 34236

The Chamber provides the leadership to achieve a diverse balanced economy that enhances the quality of living and working in greater Sarasota. The Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce's dynamic group of 1,500 member companies and organizations recognize the value of working together to accomplish what no single member could hope to achieve individually.

University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee (USFSM) Education

8350 N Tamiami Trail | Sarasota, FL, 34243

CoWork LWR and UTC Venture Coworking Mentor

8130 Lakewood Main St. Suite 103 | Lakewood Ranch, FL, 34202

An Innovative Environment for Startups, Entrepreneurs, and Creatives to Work in Harmony - We consider this a place where individual aspirations collide with community collaboration to create an energized studio of thought! This is a space promoting visionaries to start dialogue, share experiences over freshly brewed coffee, and lay the foundation for growth in both industry and community progress.

Harbor Cay Technology Partners, Inc. Incubation programs

Harbor Cay Drive | Longboat Key , FL, 34228

Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance Education

8430 Enterprise Cir #140 | Lakewood Ranch, FL

We are the group that is focused on building a stronger, more successful business community in Lakewood Ranch. We promote unification of local businesses, Advocate for the businesses and service organizations in our community, Build awareness and serve as a voice to the different county and governmental organizations, Foster Economic Development and Provide education and professional development.

Station 2 Innovation Coworking Incubation programs

912 7th Ave East | Bradenton

At Station 2 Innovation our mission is “Building & Connecting the Community to Catalyze & Support Entrepreneur Growth.” We do this by serving entrepreneurs through education, collaboration and peer support; building community by coworking and networking; and growing businesses with mentoring, resources and connections.

Clear Idea Technology Inc Innovation Center Mentor

2627 Mall Dr | Sarasota, FL, 34231

Clear Idea is a diverse team of technology professionals who specialize in web & mobile software solutions. Our mission is to create successful, high quality software, through exceptional leadership and constant innovation, while delivering a top tier customer experience.

New College of Florida Education

5800 Bay Shore Rd | Sarasota, FL, 34243

New College relies on a simple formula: Putting academically talented students together with highly qualified faculty members and letting them pursue subjects of mutual interest.

Manatee Chamber of Commerce Education

222 10th St W | Bradenton, Florida, 34205

Ringling College of Art and Design Education

2700 N Tamiami Trail | Sarasota, FL, 34234

Ringling College is a place for the world’s most talented emerging creatives. Here, we know that creative problem solvers and critical thinkers require a unique environment to reach their full potential, which is why we provide our students with an award-winning faculty, world-class facilities, and professional opportunities to learn and grow. We call it "The Ringling Effect."

BIG – Bright Ideas on the Gulf Coast Mentor

601 Tamiami Trail South | Venice, FL, 34285

BIG - Bright Ideas on the Gulf Coast - That's who we are, what we want, and how we'll grow. BIG is a community engagement initiative designed to nurture innovation and entrepreneurship in Florida’s Gulf Coast. For idea generators who seek help growing their idea or venture, BIG offers customized referrals to the specialized assistance they need to get to their next step.

Englewood Incubation Center Incubation programs

1845 34th Street | Sarasota, FL, 34234

The role of the Englewood Incubation Center is to offer opportunities to individuals who have a vision and need some place or some organization to make that vision a reality. This will be accomplished by both working closely with the educational systems and those young students who require someone to help them connect their specific skill sets with the commercial world.

EDC Sarasota County Education

1680 Fruitville Rd | Sarasota, FL, 34236

The Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County is a successful public/private partnership focused on growing and diversifying the economy of Sarasota County, while enhancing the county’s unique natural and cultural environments. The EDC is the catalyst for creating a vibrant economy that is sustainable and globally competitive.

State College of Florida (Bradenton Campus) Education

5840 26th St. W. | Bradenton, FL, 34207

SCF is a dynamic College dedicated to meeting the educational and workforce training needs of citizens and businesses in the region. SCF has expanded its mission to include workforce baccalaureate degrees while continuing to focus on highly respected associate degrees that prepare graduates for university transfer and professional careers.

KLONE for Small Business

We teach and implement marketing toolkits, communications consulting and content for support of business development.

Community Entrepreneur Opportunity Education

1845 34th Street | Sarasota, FL, 34234

Community Entrepreneur Opportunity (CEO) program supports budding entrepreneurs by delivering technical assistance and resource assistance needed to start and grow a business. CEO is a community collaboration with partners and investors. The CEO Introduction to Business Development course offers a combination of classroom training, one-on-one counseling and networking.

Bradenton Area Economic Development Corp. (EDC) Education

4215 Concept Court | Bradenton, FL, 34211

The Bradenton Area Economic Development Corp. (EDC) is recognized by the state of Florida as the lead economic development organization for the Bradenton Area’s nine communities located on the south side of Tampa Bay. The EDC works to diversify the local economy by attracting and retaining high-wage jobs for area residents, and connecting existing businesses to the resources they need to succeed.

State College of Florida (Lakewood Ranch Campus) Education

7131 Professional Pkwy. E | Sarasota, FL, 34240

Business Administration, Business Entrepreneurship program prepares students to open, manage and market their own small business. The program also prepares students to work as managers in a small to medium business.

HuB - Creative Community of Entrepreneurs Coworking studio

1343 Main St | Sarasota, FL, 34236

The HuB is a place for creativity to thrive. Our community of entrepreneurs, cowork space and incubator provide the best environment for innovation.

Young Entrepreneur Academy State College of Florida Education

7131 Professional Pkwy. E. | Sarasota, FL, 34240

The Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) is a groundbreaking and exciting program that transforms local middle and high school students into real, confident entrepreneurs. Through the year-long program, students in grades 6-12 generate business ideas, conduct market research, write business plans, pitch to a panel of investors, and launch their very own companies.

Manatee Technical Institute (Main Campus) Education

6305 State Road 70 East | Bradenton, FL, 34203

The mission of Manatee Technical College is to produce highly skilled individuals and resourceful leaders through collaborative education to meet the ever-changing needs of our communities and the workforce. The vision of Manatee Technical College is to be recognized as a leader in transforming people’s lives through quality education.

Suncoast Technical College (Main Campus) Education

4748 Beneva Road | Sarasota, FL, 34233

Our faculty and staff members provide rigorous and challenging state-of-the-art career and technical programs, as well as high quality academic programs that prepare our completers with the knowledge, skills and behaviors demanded by Sarasota area employers and colleges.

Bold - Live Work Play Education

5250 17th St | Sarasota, FL, 34235

Our Mission: To foster innovation and local growth by creating environments in which entrepreneurs and small business owners can live, work, and thrive.

Manasota SCORE Education Mentor

2801 Fruitville Rd # 280 | Sarasota, FL, 34237

Manasota SCORE: Live your dream. Manasota SCORE can help. You don't have to go it alone... The Manasota Chapter of SCORE covers Manatee and Sarasota counties in Florida and has over 60 volunteers locally to assist you with Education and Mentoring on a wide range of business issues.

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Entrepreneurs need to cultivate networks and support across the entrepreneurial stages says the Kauffman Foundation as — ‘Entrepreneurship is a lonely, emotional and challenging process that evolves over time. To be successful, entrepreneurs need connections: to potential mentors, networks for learning, and emotional support from peers at all stages of the entrepreneurial process.’

St Pete/Tampa Resources

1 Million Cups St. Pete

Every Wednesday, 9 – 10 am

Greenhouse
Address: 440 Second Ave. N, St. Pete, FL 33701

Phone: (727) 893-7146

http://web.stpete.com/events/1-Million-Cups-Every-Wednesday-The-Greenhouse-517/details


‘1 Million Cups (1MC) is a simple way to engage entrepreneurs in community. Each week, the 1MC program offers two local entrepreneurs an opportunity to present their startups to a diverse audience of mentors, advisors, and entrepreneurs. Presenters prepare a 6-minute educational presentation and engage in 20 minutes of feedback and questioning after they present.’

If you are interested in pitching at St. Pete or any of the 1 Million Cups locations, send a note to Jean Cannon at MyStartUpSuncoast via the site Contact Tab.

Encore Tampa Bay

Contact: Bevan Gray-Rogel
Email: encoretampabay@gmail.com

Ray Charles Boulevard and Hank Ballard Street
Tampa, FL 33602

Phone: (813) 390-1010

http://encoretampabay.com/


‘Connecting Boomers to their Encore Careers’ ‘It’s Your future. How are you going to use it?  The largest generation in American history is in transition, moving from midlife to a new stage of life and work. Tens of millions of people between the ages of 44 and 70 say they want encore careers that combine personal meaning, continued income and social impact.’

Tampa Bay Caregiver Accelerator

Contact: TBCA@reunioncare.com

Tampa Bay Caregiver Accelerator: Do you have an idea to improve Caregiving? Have you considered turning it into a business? Learn more about exploring the possibilities and developing a plan in 6 weeks.
Details available on http://www.caregiveraccelerator.com or though Facebook TBCaregiverAccelerator.

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