January 31, 2024
February 13, 2024

For entrepreneurs, this network of support organizations can be challenging to navigate. The hope is that this map helps direct entrepreneurs to the best possible resources.

October 2, 2023
October 4, 2023

Entrepreneurs and established businesses struggle to understand the Tampa Bay innovation ecosystem. Whether they are relocating or already here, the diversity of support resources spread across multiple cities and counties is daunting.

September 8, 2023
September 13, 2023

Hub tenants SummitET and The Darkstar Group have been recognized as fastest-growing private companies in America as part of Inc. 5000 2023. Both SummitET and The Darkstar Group share a common thread of innovation, resilience, and a forward-thinking approaches.

September 8, 2023
September 13, 2023

This fall, the USF St. Pete campus is launching the fifth year of the Innovation Scholars Career Shadowing Program. Started through an unique collaboration between USF and the Innovation District, the program provides job shadowing opportunities for incoming, high-achieving, first-year students.

September 8, 2023
September 13, 2023

The term "innovation" is used to describe many things - a product, an idea, or even a place. I've tried over the years to find another word to use instead. Its an interesting challenge.

June 7, 2023
June 7, 2023

Do you know a University of South Florida (USF) student who has business idea they want to start? USF is accepting applications to its incubator program.

August 5, 2022
August 5, 2022

Blue Ring Imaging, a Hub tenant, showcased its latest underwater 3D visualization.

December 10, 2021
May 7, 2022

The future tenants of the Innovation District's Maritime Defense and Technology Hub were introduced to the community during a soft opening on December 15.

October 29, 2021
May 7, 2022

After months of planning and negotiations, a five-year license agreement has officially been approved between the city and the St. Pete Innovation District to bring a much-anticipated Maritime and Defense Technology Hub.

October 29, 2021
May 7, 2022

"We are thrilled to relocate our corporate headquarters to St. Petersburg, Florida, as we believe the Tampa Bay region's talent, innovative spirit, and quality of life will accelerate our growth initiatives," stated Cathie Wood, ARK's Founder, CEO, and Chief Investment Officer in their recent press release.

August 31, 2021
May 7, 2022

The co-working entrepreneurial center, Tampa Bay Innovation Center (TBIC) recently announced its fourth cohort of the TBIC Accelerator Program.

Photo: Rendering of the new building and its future location at the corner of 4th Street S and 11th Ave S
May 28, 2021
June 8, 2021

The St. Pete Innovation District (SPID) is excited to be the location of the new, soon to-be-built home for the Tampa Bay Innovation Center (TBIC). (From the May 2021 SPID newsletter)

2017 Winners of Fast Pitch
May 28, 2021
June 8, 2021

Social Venture Partners in partnership with the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay is accepting applications for their 2021 Fast Pitch competition. (From the May 2021 SPID newsletter)

September 24, 2019
June 28, 2021

The Innovation District hosted a special event on September 24, 2019 to showcase these individuals and their stories. There was a series of eight fast-paced, brief presentations.

Exterior view of the plans for Tampa Bay innovation center 
July 30, 2019

The Trump administration on Monday awarded Pinellas County $7.5 million to help build the planned $12 million Tampa Bay Innovation Center Incubator just south of downtown.

Entrepreneurs working 
March 30, 2018

With a remarkable focus on business development, St. Pete, Florida is becoming a hotspot for startups and small businesses.

Inside the Tampa Bay Innovation Center 
August 22, 2017

This incubator and co-working space is making a difference and growing!

Inc. recently released its Inc. 5000 list. Its a yearly listing of the fastest-growing privately-owned companies in the United States.