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Founded by Desiree' Sims, Peas and Love Peas and Love works to create the edible garden you dream of, at the place you call home. "We build, install and plant your edible organic garden for you," she says, "leaving you...

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Community Foundation Tampa Bay
Former Company
St. Petersburg College
New Position
Senior Director, Community Investment
Former Position
Executive Director of Grants Development

A lifelong St. Petersburg resident, Lucinda Grant has spent over 30 years giving back to the city she calls home. Working with the City of St. Petersburg in various departments throughout the years most recently being promoted to Parks &...

Idea Stacking

"Awesome idea, a lot of untapped pinellas trail potential addressed. Hope this happens sooner than later. It will add so much vitality, crucial districts connection, and offer more important opportunity for locals - artists & entrepreneurials alike. Thank you Mr. Barkett, Apogee, St. Pete, public & private investors for effort & foresight, and to all others involved now & in the future."
"Truly a Landmark! I was here in 1950's,I pass by it every day, had Celebrations of Life there, darn good Burgers OLDEST IN THE ENTIRE USA....IS A BIG ONE! If that's not history, what is? Such is life. J. Swenningsen"

from "Nostalgic Biff-Burger restaurant to be sold at auction" - Jaclyn Swenningsen Elshoff


Explore Tampa Bay Startups

Company Sector Location Last Round Raised
Milagro AI Health Care Tampa / International Seed Over $2MM
Guidesly SaaS Seed $1MM to $2MM
WizeCare Technologies Health Care Tampa / International Series A $1MM to $2MM
Miventure Technology Orlando, FL Seed Under $500,000

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