Pinellas County is where entrepreneurship, research and innovation intersect to produce the most cutting-edge technologies. From telecommunications companies to AI companies, data processing, SaaS and fintech, businesses are finding the tech talent, infrastructure and programs in Pinellas needed to grow their global reach.
The future of technology starts here.
Pinellas County, Florida is at the forefront of IT innovation. From software to hardware to photonics, to SaaS, companies in Pinellas are leading the way in developing innovation solutions for protecting the security of systems and making lives better and businesses more efficient across the state and the world.
Businesses in Pinellas County can benefit from a pro-business climate, low tax rates, a network of IT industry professionals, a developed broadband infrastructure, and a skilled workforce. With ample assistance to grow your business and create jobs, a robust business eco-system and venture capital, and global access to markets around the world, Pinellas offers the overall economic momentum for Information Technology companies to thrive. Pinellas’ partnership with the U.S. Economic Development Authority, the City of St. Pete, the prestigious Tampa Bay Innovation Center and ARK Invest on the new ARK Innovation Center business incubator has positioned Pinellas County to serve as a regional leader for technology and innovation. Thanks to world-class universities and academic institutions such as St. Petersburg College, the University of South Florida , Florida Polytechnic University, University of Central Florida , University of Florida, Florida State University, which invest heavily into Research & Development, a strong talent pipeline and the most diverse tech workforce, Florida is the #2 state for high-tech employment growth.
IT workforce in Pinellas
IT companies call Pinellas home.
largest tech industry is in Florida.
In the US for Tech business Creation.
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For more information about Pinellas’ Information Technology industry, contact:
Scott Talcott, Economic Development Manager.
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