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(L-R) Hayden Stokes of Tradebank of Tampa Bay talks with Djimo Serodio of Just Grow at the 2018 New Venture Expo at the University of Tampa.

UT growing, showcasing new and innovative businesses in downtown Tampa

The University of Tampa’s 2018 New Venture Expo highlights the creative and innovative business endeavors of 54 exhibiters in downtown Tampa.

Guests at the Amelie Bowl to hear speakers at Synapse.

Synapse Innovation Summit connects Tampa Bay entrepreneurial ecosystem

Tampa Bay political, business and community leaders encourage collaboration, connections in local entrepreneurial ecosystem during Synapse’s 2018 Innovation Summit in downtown Tampa.

Mabel the T-Rex sculpted by J Kent at Tampa Hackerspace.

Tampa Hackerspace provides a place to tinker

Tampa Hackerspace is helping to fuel Tampa Bay’s creative instincts, facilitating experimentation and collaboration with shared tools and space.

Water Street Tampa promises major change to the downtown area.

Moving to downtown Tampa: Smart Lab brings innovative view

Suffolk’s Smart Lab featuring 3D virtual reality opens in the Channel District near Tampa Bay WaVE and Water Street Tampa, joining the Tampa Bay Area's growing innovation ecosystem.

Jonathan Truong, co-founder of Verapy, a start-up at Tampa Bay Wave's Accelerator Build program.

Tampa Bay WaVE: Diversity highlights latest tech cohort

A diverse group of entrepreneurs completes its formal program with Demo Day at Tampa Bay WaVE, a nonprofit tech accelerator in downtown Tampa.

Jose Simulus explains how Launchcode, a non-profit is helping him transition into a career of tech.

Launchcode: Tech students share hopes, dreams at networking event

Students in a free coding class offered in Tampa by the nonprofit Launchcode are preparing themselves for jobs of the future. 

Diane Cortes with her step-son Kevin Estrada who left Puerto Rico for Tampa due to Hurricane Maria.

New year, fresh start: Puerto Ricans moving to Tampa Bay Area

Hundreds of Puerto Ricans are rebuilding their lives in the Tampa Bay Area post-Hurricane Maria. Meet a few who now call Tampa, St. Petersburg, Lakeland, and other local communities home. 

Ken Leung and Ben Faehn learn to program a robot from Professor Ron Smith at HCC.

Future jobs in the Tampa Bay Area: Prepare for change driven by robots, tech, etc.

Technological advances are changing the way we live, work and play. Here’s what you need to know to proactively plan for your future in Florida and elsewhere.

Kelsey Burgess and Jonathan Manigo assist TBTI companies and greet visitors.

USF Connect: Bridging academia and tech business

Starting an innovative business? Want to build a relationship with a university? Explore opportunities with USF Connect in the USF Research Park.

Tommy Richardson, SVP and Chief Technology Officer of Nextech

Learn the secret sauce for Tampa Bay Area tech leader

As the Tampa Bay Area tech community prepares to gather for the annual Tampa Bay Tech Awards, Nextech's SVP and CTO Tommy Richardson shares insights into what makes his company successful.

VPK class at Reddick Elementary.

Opportunity knocks: Shaping the future of Wimauma

As growth expands to Hillborough County’s SouthShore, Wimauma is working to control its destiny in five key areas: transportation, public safety and security, affordable housing and healthcare, education resources for children, youth and adults; and recreational facilities for children, youth and families. Here’s a look at how they’re doing.

Cyber security

Local cybersecurity concerns grow along with attacks

Florida ranks among the top states in the nation for the number of Internet crime victims. Here’s what you need to know to better protect yourself.

Entrepreneur Collaborative Center in Ybor City

Trep Talks: Mentors play key role in business success

Local entrepreneurs and experts appearing at Trep Talks share how -- and where -- to find mentors who can help you take your business to the next level.

Doris Ross Reddick Elementary

Getting ready for kindergarten: Community effort emerges in Wimauma

If children enter kindergarten way behind their peers, will they ever catch up to grade level? Pre-kindergarten classes return to Wimauma in effort to help kids succeed.

John Kuhn, an Associate Professor for  the Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering

USF patents: Local scientists pursue innovations to make our lives better

How does research being done at USF in Tampa matter to you and your family? See the progress professors and students are making in converting waste to energy, and to prevent and treat strokes, Alzheimer’s disease, paralysis and more.
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