Meet Startup Communities: Tampa Bay

As part of our “Meet Startup Communities” series, we go to Tampa Bay to learn more about this growing startup community. Former #VegasTech community member Ryan Negri, co-founder of Laicos, recently started TampaBayTech.org to help categorize, expose, and promote everything going on in the Tampa Bay Tech startup community. The site’s mission is to provide the most up to … Continued

Meet Startup Communities: Calgary

As part of our “Meet Startup Communities” series, we go to Calgary to learn more about this award-winning startup community. “Calgary has one of the fastest growing startup ecosystems in Canada, although still in its early stages,” said Camille McInnis, COO of Startup Calgary. “There are many tech successes that have their roots in Calgary – Java … Continued

Meet Startup Communities: NextSpace Coworking

As part of our “Meet Startup Communities” series, we talk with the team behind NextSpace, the workplace for the new economy. NextSpace is on a mission to “ignite the (r)evolution of Work” by creating a unique combination of workspace and the community. The team at NextSpace aims to provide innovative physical and virtual infrastructure that freelancers, entrepreneurs, and … Continued

Meet Startup Communities: Edmonton

As part of our “Meet Startup Communities” series, we talk with Ken Bautista, co-founder of Startup Edmonton. Startup Edmonton is an entrepreneurial campus and community hub. Since 2009, the team has been creating collisions – between developers, designers, makers, founders, investors and mentors – transforming ideas into companies. It is a non-profit company headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta. “Edmonton … Continued

Meet Startup Communities: Kansas City

As part of our “Meet Startup Communities” series, we talk with Matthew W. Marcus, co-leader & committee member at kcsv.org about the startup community in Kansas City. The Kansas City Startup Village (KCSV) is an entrepreneur-led community helping to grow and support Kansas City entrepreneurs and the startup ecosystem. Their mission is to foster the education of entrepreneurs … Continued

Meet Startup Communities: Provo

Provo, UT was named #3 Best Places for Business and Careers by Forbes. We talk with Sariah Masterson, Assistant Director of the Startup Dojo team about what makes Provo a great place for tech. “If I had to use one word to describe the startup community in Provo, I’d say: Collaborative,” said Sariah Masterson. “Our ‘small-city’ mentality … Continued

Meet Startup Communities: Salt Lake City

Ryan Chatterton, Director of Marketing & Operations at Impact Hub Salt Lake, shared his thoughts on the emerging startup community in Salt Lake City, UT. He creates and manages Impact Hub Salt Lake’s marketing strategy and runs its technical systems and operations. He was born and raised in Salt Lake City, and completed an AS … Continued

Meet Startup Communities: Portland, Maine

As part of our “Meet Startup Communities” series, we go to Portland, Maine to check out how they are growing their startup community. “About 80 percent of Maine’s businesses are small businesses with less than 10 employees; so the culture of helping small businesses and local entrepreneurs has deep roots in our state,” said Jess Knox, Lead … Continued

Meet Startup Communities: Reno

The growing tech community in Reno proves that the tech business is alive and thriving in Northern Nevada. “It’s a really exciting time in Reno,” says Colin Loretz, CEO/Co-founder at Cloudsnap. “We now have startups in every phase of the startup lifecycle. There are a few globally known companies that employ teams of 15- 20 … Continued

Meet Startup Communities: Beehive Startups

To explore the startup ecosystem in Utah, we talk with Clint Betts, Founder and Editor-in-Chief of BeehiveStartups.com. “Utah is a unique place, not only to live, but also to start a company,” he says. “Sure, the business climate is great, we don’t have as much government regulation as some states, and the lack of “real” … Continued