Squaremouth outgrows downtown, moves to historic Central Avenue church

Signing a waiver probably isn’t on most software companies’ onboarding checklists. But most software company CEOs probably don’t have the vision of Chris Harvey either.

Harvey and his award-winning company, Squaremouth just moved in to their new digs – a 20,000+ square foot historic church on the west side of Central Avenue – purchased for $1.4 million. Among the future features of the office? A series of treehouses with rope bridges, climbing walls and fire poles as access and exit points. Or – just take the stairs, of course.

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Social Venture Partners Tampa Bay Fast Pitch Application Open

Social Venture Partners Tampa has opened their application for the 2018 Business Accelerator and Fast Pitch competition. If you have or know of a nonprofit with a social enterprise or an amazing idea for one? Need a little guidance on how to make your non profit sustainable for the long term without relying on government funding? Grants have always been the tradition, but with Social Venture Partners, nonprofits can gain the skills needed in order to be sustainable for the long term without relying on government funding, while gaining the chance to compete for cash prizes in our Fast Pitch Event!

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This week in St. Pete arts and performance

If hanging out with Joe Biden isn’t your idea of a good time (the former Vice President has a speaking gig at the Mahaffey Theater Monday night), there are numerous homegrown happenings this week to give you the St. Pete community spirit. Or something like it.

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Nadine Smith, Equality Florida

St Pete 2.0 – through the inclusivity lens with Nadine Smith [Audio - 12:03]

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The Hustle


Suncoast Compost is changing the way we look at food waste. The small start-up is diverting hundreds of pounds of compostable material from Tampa Bay landfills, and they're only just beginning.

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The financial industry is built on the foundation of data. Before Intrinio, financial data was restricted by prohibitive technology or high costs, limiting the next generation of developers and investors.

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The Shuffle

Brent Gardner
PopStops Marketing

Christie Bruner
City of St. Petersburg


Roy Peter Clark
Poynter Institute

Focus: Property

The high cost of abandoned property, and how cities can push back


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