In the past, I’ve shared some reasons that Tampa is a great place for new business. Judging by the number of businesses that have set up in Tampa recently, it’s clear that many others agree! Check out the companies below, who are all now proud to call Tampa home.
KiteDesk is a Tampa startup that is reimagining the traditional workspace. By offering a workspace in the cloud, KiteDesk breaks down boundaries and builds connections so companies can simplify their business. KiteDesk also publishes infographics like this one highlighting top social marketing talent in the industry.
It Works! is a consumer wellness and lifestyle products company that recently moved their headquarters to Tampa’s Palmetto neighborhood. The company has been highlighted in many news stories lately as they break in their new, playful offices – complete with a putting green and a bumper pool. Mark Pentecost, president and CEO of It Works! was recently named a finalist for Ernst & Young’s 2014 Entrepreneur of the Year Award.
SavvyCard, a business referral system, works by upgrading the standard business card to an interactive, web-based experience. The SavvyCard system allows business contacts to share more information with each other, without the hassle of keeping track of hundreds of paper cards. The company recently secured funding from the Florida Funders organization, a group that funds promising startups in the area.
There are many more amazing companies putting their roots down in Tampa – too many to outline here!
From the renewed energy in downtown to the great startup culture, amazing weather and family friendly nature of the city, Tampa is an amazing place to be.
Contact me and I can help you make the move to Tampa.
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