It has been stated many times that Tampa Bay area could be the next major tech hub and with CodeBoxx opening a new facility inside the Thrive DTSP building on 4th Street North in St. Pete on May 19 we are on the way.
CodeBoxx Technology with its 16 week coding bootcamp and a digital workshop, wants to be the catalyst for a tech boom in the area. Codeboxx’s goal to make technology training accessible for all walks of life, and to help people launch their careers in tech is a mission that will fit perfectly into the business ecosystem of St. Pete.
For a more information check out the St. Pete Catalyst interview with Meg Charles and Nicholas Genest: Catching up with Codeboxx • St Pete Catalyst
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)
On May 12, the Federal government launched the Broadband Emergency Benefit program to help individuals and families who are grappling with the digital inclusion gap. (From the May 2021 SPID newsletter)
The Innovation District is a test bed for smart city technology. Over the last two years the District along with national and local partners has begun four proof of concept projects: smart lighting, Guardians of the Gulf (STEAM education), smart intersection, and digital inclusion. (From the March 2021 SPID newsletter)