Category Archives: Entrepreneurship

Welcome GCMCC Sponsors: USF Connect & the Florida High Tech Corridor

Each year, almost since the inception of Gulf Coast Maker Con, USF CONNECT and the Florida High Tech Corridor Council have shown their support for the inventive spirit that fuels our Maker community.  This year, they’re joining us again and … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: Wayne Rasanen, Inventor of DecaTxt

  My name is Wayne and I discovered a new way to help humanize technology. It starts by applying all standard keyboard keystrokes directly onto ten fingertips and using that design in a wide variety of creative ways. The alphabet … Continue reading

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Gulf Coast MakerCon 2016 in Review

Gulf Coast MakerCon 2016, wrapped up Saturday, April 9, as our biggest and most successful event yet. The whole idea of the event is to create an opportunity to network and share skills, crafts, ideas, and innovations born and raised in our Florida Gulf … Continue reading

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Meet the Future Makers: SeedRegion1

We’ve got several great networking and resource organizations joining us this year, all evidence of the growing community of Makers spanning both sides of our Bays, from Tampa to Sarasota.  SeedRegion1 is one of them. Kyle Nurminen, founder of SeedRegion1, is … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker Support: FSBDC at Hillsborough County

We’re really excited about all the great resource groups for Makers joining us this year.  One of our favorites is the wonderful but often underutilized Florida Small Business Development Center at Hillsborough County (FSBDC) .  Carol Johns, Director of the Hillsborough … Continue reading

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