Inside the secret process that gives growing St. Pete companies tax refunds

The St. Petersburg City Council and the Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners will each vote in the next few days on offering a tax refund to an unnamed company that is proposing to expand in St. Pete and create 85 local jobs.

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Pinellas officials hope local businesses will lend a hand for new St. Pete incubator

Tech businesses and manufacturers could have a role to play in funding for the Tampa Bay Innovation Center Incubator.

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Community Voices: E-Scooters are coming to St. Pete, let’s get it right

Electric scooters are the hot transportation topic of the summer. From Denver to Minneapolis to Nashville and just across the bay in Tampa, scooters are everywhere. This incredibly popular transit alternative will soon be coming to St. Petersburg, too. But City Council member Gina Driscoll urges caution.

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PitchLyst Startup Report: Episode #028 - Jason Warnke of Accenture

St. Pete Catalyst Publisher Joe Hamilton sits down with Accenture's Jason Warnke for this episode of Startup Report.

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Creative Pinellas grant funds Nicole Hays’ painted ‘Acrobotics’

Good news for Nicole Hays, one of the most relentlessly creative artists in St. Pete. Just two weeks ago, she brought her work to the World Body Painting Festival in Klagenfurt, Austria, alongside artists from 50 countries.

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The Shuffle

Michael Bice
St. Pete Free Clinic


The Hustle

Jon Dengler (WellBuilt Bikes)

Jon Dengler is the executive director The Well, a local non-profit comprised of a community of people committed to living in direct relationship with the materially poor.

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American Strategic Insurance

From humble beginnings in the Sunshine State, American Strategic Insurance (ASI) is now one of the 15 largest homeowners insurance carriers in the United States.

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Emery Ellinger
Aberdeen Advisors

Focus: St. Pete 2.0

St. Pete 2.0: Keeping the St. Pete vibe while planning for growth [Survey]

What are your thoughts on preservation and development in St. Pete? The St. Pete Downtown Partnership & The St. Pete Catalyst want to know. Take the survey.

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PitchLyst exclusive: Local entrepreneur, VC partner share funding secrets of Sand Hill Road

Know your numbers.

That was the advice Whitney Sales, a general partner at Acceleprise Ventures, offered to founders and entrepreneurs at the Sup-X Startup Expo #Women4Women Forum Thursday in Fort Lauderdale.

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