The support and resources for startups in Tampa Bay are endless and the startup community is thriving. Check out the StartUp Map below & further refine your search to find those resources that fit you & your startup needs!

If you support startups and aren’t listed, contact us at If you are a service provider, please include a message from the incubator or startup resource where you volunteer and are currently providing support. The service providers and resources listed on MyStartUpTampaBay are vetted by existing community resources and currently working with startups.

Common Bond Collaborative Accelerator

1302 19th Street, Suite 200 | Tampa, FL, 33605

We provide seed funding, expert mentorship, backend business services and a high quality network investors for an equity stake in your company.

TAFFIE Incubator

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. By assisting local entrepreneurs, TAFFIE facilitates local job creation, economic growth and an ecosystem to support innovation’s transition to business.

St. Pete Makers Maker Space

Location Coming Soon! | St. Petersburg, FL, 33701

St. Pete Makers is part of a growing global makerspace movement that is based on collaboration. We provide an opportunity for creators to connect with each other and with the larger community. We are a collection of builders, makers, and artists. We promote science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics by providing resources, teaching classes, and participating in events. Our members use our makerspace to work on projects, share ideas, and help each other create that which they have envisioned.

Commerce at Oxford Exchange Coworking

420 W. Kennedy Blvd | Tampa, FL, 33605

Intended to offer the work day a new context, the Commerce Club at Oxford Exchange is a private, comfortable and flexible business resource.

CAMLS Innovation Center Incubator

124 S. Franklin Street | Tampa, FL, 33602

From on-site engineering and 3D modeling services, to rigorous clinical testing and investigations, the Innovation Center offers the perfect environment and skills to tackle the most challenging and complex stages of device development and deployment.

Tampa Hackerspace Maker Space

4931 W. Nassau Street | Tampa, FL, 33607

A hackerspace is a community workshop where members share equipment, ideas, and projects.

CoWork Tampa Coworking

3104 North Armenia Ave, Suite 2 | Tampa, FL, 33607

CoWorkTampa is a creative community of entrepreneurs, freelancers, and small business owners, working together to achieve maximum productivity.  Founded in 2012, CoWorkTampa provides members with a comfortable work environment to complete projects, launch start-ups, and build businesses without distractions. It’s a one-of-a-kind workspace for like-minded professionals.

Tampa Bay WaVE Coworking Incubator

500 E Kennedy Blvd, Suite 300 | Tampa, FL, 33602

Founded in 2008, Tampa Bay WaVE, Inc. is a ‘by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs’ 501(c)(3) nonprofit helping entrepreneurs turn ideas into growing tech businesses in Tampa Bay. Today we support over 150 tech startups and over 250 entrepreneurs and other crazy talented techies that call Tampa Bay home.

Pinellas Hack Shack Maker Space

A Community Workshop and Computer Lab in Pinellas Park Florida!
Programmers, Boatbuilders, Electronics Buffs, Woodworkers, Fabricators, Roboticists, Pottery Throwers and Artsy Nerds of every strip: UNITE!
Pinellas Hack Shack is what is referred to as a "Makerspace". Hacking refers to tweaking, augmenting, and re-purposing hardware, software, or ideas to do new things; be they useful, eccentric, or plain mad.

CoWork Ybor Coworking

1901 E 7th Ave | Tampa, FL, 33605

In the cultural heart of Tampa we're making space for creatives to collaborate, work and share inspiration. Shared space to share ideas, work out the essentials and find support to be about your business. 

TEC Garage St. Petersburg Coworking Incubator

244 2nd Avenue N. Suite 9 | St. Petersburg, FL, 33701

Building on the experience & established relationships of the Tampa Bay Innovation Center, TEC Garage St. Petersburg provides entrepreneurs access to the resources, services, networking and mentors they need, while also fulfilling the Innovation Center’s vision of creating high-tech, high-wage jobs for our region.

SBDC at USF Resource

Tampa, FL

CoCreativ Coworking

3902 Henderson Blvd. Suite 208 | Tampa, FL, 33629

Your CoCreativ Club™ membership makes it possible for you to start, launch, or grow your business at a fraction of the cost of traditional methods.

Florida Venture Forum All Ages Investors

707 W. Azeele Street | Tampa, FL, 33606

The Florida Venture Forum is a statewide member based organization that helps entrepreneurs obtain funding through education, strategic partnering, and effective networking.  The Forum hosts the annual Florida Venture Capital Conference that has been instrumental in helping Florida based entrepreneurs achieve over $3 Billion in funding to date.

SBDC at Pinellas Economic Development Center Resource

13805 58th Street North | Clearwater, FL, 33760

The Florida Small Business Development Center (SBDC), assists existing and emerging businesses in Pinellas county, through no-cost confidential business consulting, information, and low-cost training. Whether starting, buying, growing or selling a business, the Florida SBDC at USF has what entrepreneurs need to grow and succeed. Consultants can assist entrepreneurs in a variety of business areas, including: marketing, business certification, capital access, market diversification, developing strategic business plans, export services, and web optimization.

1 Million Cups St. Petersburg Event

440 2nd Avenue N. | St. Petersburg, FL, 33701

1 Million Cups is a free, weekly national program designed to educate, engage, and connect entrepreneurs. Developed by the Kauffman Foundation, 1MC is based on the notion that entrepreneurs discover solutions and network over a million cups of coffee.

St. Petersburg Greenhouse Resource

440 2nd Avenue N | St. Petersburg, FL, 33701

The Greenhouse is a collaboration between the St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce and the City of St. Petersburg. It is your one-stop facility for starting or growing your local business. We provide business counseling, training, networking, growth or specialized assistance and access to capital and credit for startups.

1 Million Cups Tampa Event

2101 E Palm Ave | Tampa, FL, 33605

1 Million Cups is a free, weekly national program designed to educate, engage, and connect entrepreneurs. Developed by the Kauffman Foundation, 1MC is based on the notion that entrepreneurs discover solutions and network over a million cups of coffee.

Tampa ECC Resource

2101 E. Palm Avenue | Tampa, FL, 33605

Intended to enhance productivity and the rapid exchange of ideas,  the Entrepreneur Collaborative Center (ECC) offers state of the art collaboration technology, multiple meeting areas, and free WiFi.

StartUp Xchange Event
Pinellas County Score Resource

Clearwater, FL, 33762

If you're just starting a business, SCORE mentors can provide the practical action plan, education and tools you need to open your doors and establish a customer base. Already own a business? Our volunteer mentors can help identify ways to increase profit, improve employee and customer satisfaction, and achieve work/ life balance.

Tampa Score Resource

2101 E Palm Avenue, Suite 117 | Tampa, FL, 33605

If you're just starting a business, SCORE mentors can provide the practical action plan, education and tools you need to open your doors and establish a customer base. Already own a business? Our volunteer mentors can help identify ways to increase profit, improve employee and customer satisfaction, and achieve work/ life balance.

Station 2 Innovation Coworking Incubator

912 7th Ave E | Bradenton, FL , 34208

At Station 2 Innovation our mission is to be a catalyst for business growth. Stronger business growth means more jobs, higher wages, and a rich environment to attract entrepreneurs and capital for building new businesses in the region.
Through coworking – bringing people together to work in a shared space – we are creating better places to work and as a result, a better way to work. Community events educate, empower and develop entrepreneurs. Business incubation programming, access to advisors and mentors, and preparation for funding accelerates and strengthens business growth. Soft landing services attract companies expanding into the region and fast track their entry into this marketplace.

Southeast Entrepreneurship Conference College Students Event

401 W. Kennedy Blvd. | Tampa, FL, 33606

This program is held each spring and is the largest regional conference of the National Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization (CEO). More than 200 students from more than 15 states, Florida in particular, attend to network and hear two days of outstanding speakers and workshops.

Encore Tampa Bay Boomers Resource

Tampa, FL

Encore Tampa Bay helps Baby Boomers understand this exciting new stage of life development where anything is possible- all we need to do is be open and find our passion and purpose for the greater good.

My Startup Tampa Bay Resource

Resource | All | Non Profit

StartUp Bus Event

500 E Kennedy Blvd, Suite 300 | Tampa, FL, 33602

500 E Kennedy Blvd, Suite 300
Tampa, FL 33602
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USF Connect Incubator Resource

3802 Spectrum Blvd, Suite 100 | Tampa, FL, 33612

Tampa Bay Caregiver Accelerator Accelerator

400 Carillon Parkway | St. Petersburg, FL, 33716

Spend time working directly on YOUR venture. Each week, founders work together in small groups specifically advancing their startup. Whether you are developing an idea or fairly new in the market, the TBCA nine week program can help you advance. TBCA works directly with founders on solutions that improve caregiving at home, medical facilities and other institutions. Apply today!

StartUp Weekend Event

401 W. Kennedy Blvd. | Tampa, FL, 33606

401 W. Kennedy Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33606
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New World Angels Investors

8130 Glades Rd., #293 | Naples, FL, 33434

New World Angels (NWA) is a group of private investors dedicated to providing equity capital to early-stage entrepreneurial companies in Florida. NWA has chapters in South Florida and the Tampa Bay area and we will lead or co-invest totaling between $500 thousand and $2.5 million.

USFSP Entrepreneurship Program Academic College Students

140 7th Avenue, South | St. Petersburg, FL, 33701

Academic | College Student
140 7th Avenue, South
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
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TEDx Tampa Event

253 5th Avenue N. | St. Petersburg, FL, 33701

253 5th Avenue N.
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
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Florida Funders Investors

6601 Memorial Highway, Suite 310 | Tampa, FL, 33615

Florida Funders connects early stage companies looking for funding with our group of accredited angel investors. First we find and vet companies seeking capital and list them on our website. Accredited investors can then register on the site and view the offerings from these highly curated companies.

St. Petersburg College Academic College Students

9200 113th Street N. | Seminole, FL, 33772

Thinking of starting your own business? Our Entrepreneurship Certificate can point you in the right direction.

Innovation Lab at Poynter Institute Incubator

801 3rd Street South | St. Petersburg, FL, 33701

Hyde Park Capital Investors

701 North Franklin Street | Tampa, FL, 33602

Hyde Park Capital is one of the most active investment banking firms in Florida and the Southeast. Our focus is on the middle-market specializing in mergers and acquisitions and capital raising for public and private companies.

University of Tampa Academic College Students

401 W. Kennedy Blvd | Tampa, FL, 33606

The University of Tampa Entrepreneurship Center in the Sykes College of Business teaches skills that are critical for today’s entrepreneur. Learning to identify opportunities, prepare executable business plans and hone skills through a combination of classroom study and applied learning, makes our program unique.

Tampa Bay Technology Incubator Incubator

3802 Spectrum Blvd. Suite 100 | Tampa, FL, 33612

The Tampa Bay Technology Incubator (TBTI) is one vehicle through which USF CONNECT grows successful companies. TBTI supports technology research as a catalyst for economic development and advocates the creation and development of facilities for high-technology companies and related support functions.

Stonehenge Growth Equity Partners Investors

707 West Azeele St. | Tampa, FL, 33606

Since 1999, the team at Stonehenge Growth Equity Partners has been investing in growth stage businesses. Stonehenge aims to catalyze rapid growth of companies in up-and-coming markets by backing passionate entrepreneurs solving business problems.

Hillsborough College Academic College Students

4001 W. Tampa Bay Blvd. | Tampa, FL, 33614

The entrepreneurship program at HCC is a broad, evidence led initiative that is designed to accomplish several key outcomes. First, to build new bridges of opportunity between HCC, it's students, and the local, national, and global entrepreneurship ecosystem. Failing quickly, accelerates the learning process, and serves to preserve precious resources needed to successfully launch a business entity.

SMARTstart Business Incubator Incubator

15000 Citrus Country Dr. Suite 103 | Dade City, FL, 33523

SMARTstart Pasco Business Incubators is an innovative strategy program for entrepreneurs.  The purpose is to engage entrepreneurs, grow new businesses, and create job opportunities in Pasco County. 

Ballast Point Ventures Investors

401 East Jackson Street, Suite 2300 | Tampa, FL, 33602

Ballast Point Ventures partners with talented and driven management teams to achieve profitable long-term growth. We understand the importance of making the right decisions for the long run, and we provide our entrepreneur partners with extensive experience, critical resources, valuable introductions and helpful insights as they strive to build industry-leading companies.

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