Category Archives: Entrepreneurship

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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Meet the Makers: MakerVenture

A new exhibitor this year,  MakerVenture , is working to bridge ideas, and spaces to develop them, with the resources people need to be successful. Cofounders  Matthew Mason and Brandom Mead told us a bit more about Maker Venture and what … Continue reading

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Gulf Coast MakerCon Welcomes Florida High Tech Corridor as 2016 Sponsor!

Stretching across 23 counties, the Florida High Tech Corridor is “a technology rich region known as much for its legacy in aerospace as it is for its growing prominence in other high tech clusters of innovation such as Modeling and … Continue reading

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Meet the Young Makers of Berkeley Preparatory Academy

The Young Makers of Berkeley Preparatory Academy join us at Gulf Coast MakerCon as Young Entrepreneurs, too. Lower Division Technology/MakerSpace Coordinator, Tamarah Gal Henderson, tells us more about what these great students will be showcasing at our annual Celebration of the … Continue reading

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