The Tampa Bay Region encourages entrepreneurs to 'come as you are.' The area is home to a variety of incubators, accelerators and co-working spaces designed to suit the unique needs of independent entrepreneurs seeking growth, funding, mentoring or even a test kitchen.
Tampa Bay Innovation Center / TEC Garage
244 2nd Avenue N
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Phone: (727) 547-7340
The Tampa Bay Innovation Center creates successful entrepreneurs, fosters the creation of high-tech jobs, and develops new sources of technology and manufacturing capabilities by nurturing early stage ventures as they grow and launch their products into the marketplace.
Technical Arts Facility for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (TAFFIE)
1499 Gulf to Bay Blvd., Suite 300,
Clearwater, FL 33755
TAFFIE provides start-ups with the resources they need to turn their business ideas into a high-growth companies. TAFFIE makes it possible with a community focus on education, a place to meet and work, tools to get the job done, mentors to help guide and develop fledgling entrepreneurs and funding to go from seed-stage to high-growth.