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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 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 National Academy of Inventors

We’re grateful for the support of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) , this year, sponsoring Gulf Coast MakerCon in collaboration with USF Connect and the Florida High Tech Corridor. The National Academy of Inventors  is a non-profit membership organization … Continue reading

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