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.
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.
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.
222 10th St W | Bradenton, Florida, 34205
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
We teach and implement marketing toolkits, communications consulting and content for support of business development.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
8350 N Tamiami Trail | Sarasota, FL, 34243
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 Drive | Longboat Key , FL, 34228
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.