Category Archives: Entrepreneurship

Gulf Coast MakerCon Early Bird Tickets Now on Sale!

Take advantage of our Early Bird ticket sales for Gulf Coast MakerCon, and get admission for the full weekend at half the rate of a one day pass, paid the day of, at the gate! Early Bird tickets will be … Continue reading

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Gulf Coast MakerCon Comes to Florida Fairgrounds, April 5 & 6

Learning is for Everyone (LI4E.org) hosted the area’s  first ever Tampa Bay Mini Maker Faire in 2012. In 2013, our event nearly doubled in size, drawing more than 500 attendees. For 2014, LI4E is dialing up our annual DIY Celebration … Continue reading

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Join Tampa Bay Inventors Council Oct 1 to Celebrate 30 Yrs of Innovation!

On October 1st, the Tampa Bay Inventors Council invites  everyone to help them celebrate their 30th anniversary at the St. Petersburg College EpiCenter, 13805 58th St. N. in  Clearwater.  Guests will see the innovations and ideas nurtured by local inventors, and get to see … Continue reading

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Florida Inventors Hall of Fame

“To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.” -Thomas A. Edison You can find that wonderful quote on the homepage of the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame website. You didn’t know there was a Florida Inventors … Continue reading

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Homegrown in Hillsborough Call for Presenters & Exhibitors!

The Homegrown in Hillsborough Festival is a special event celebrating the cultural diversity of Hillsborough County, and  will feature the following categories: The Visual | Arts & Crafts: Artists, Artisans, & Architects The Audible | Words & Music: Writers, Musicians, … Continue reading

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GadgitKids and the Power of Reverse Mentoring

Here’s an awesome idea! GadgitKids works “to create a society of mobile device users whose capabilities keep pace with the sophistication of technology.” – They do this through “reverse mentoring”  - a collaborative intergenerational win-win process of employing high school and college … Continue reading

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Invention Alive and Well in Tampa Bay

The Tampa Bay Business Journal ran a piece earlier this month titled, “Tampa tech industry is healthy, but local inventors are needed.”  Clearly TBBJ hasn’t been to one of our Maker Fairs, but more to the heart of the matter, … Continue reading

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