Angilmarie Rivera Sanchez: The Role of Gender in Commemorating the White Rose

Ever since I received the IDEA Grant from Florida State University, I have successfully propelled my Honors in the Major thesis forward and accomplished many of the goals I had set for myself this Summer. Once the Spring semester ended and I was able to focus on my research, I used some of the fundsContinue reading “Angilmarie Rivera Sanchez: The Role of Gender in Commemorating the White Rose”

Ezekiel Faulknor: Ways Domi Station Builds Community

First Friday Domi Station has a monthly First Friday happy hour which is a great opportunity to network with other startups in the community. It’s really a great chance to meet new people and get out of your comfort zone. I’ve had a lot of interesting conversations with the people I’ve met there. First FridayContinue reading “Ezekiel Faulknor: Ways Domi Station Builds Community”

Bianca Noland: Supporting the Orlando Startup Scene

With Orlando known as a startup hub, there is a huge community for incubators andaccelerators looking to help startups succeed in Central Florida. Located in Downtown Orlando, StarterStudio is a perfect example of an organization that actively builds community within their accelerator programs and with the neighboring organizations in Orange county. StarterStudio’s accelerator programs areContinue reading “Bianca Noland: Supporting the Orlando Startup Scene”

Diamond Scrivens: A Workforce Crisis and Pandemic Impact

A need that I have noticed first handed in Tallahassee’s entrepreneurial ecosystem is more young innovating entrepreneurs willing to stay and help Tallahassee grow after college. Although Tallahassee is a college town, many people go to another city after college, which doesn’t help Tallahassee’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. Tallahassee has a “workforce crisis”, according to the TallahasseeContinue reading “Diamond Scrivens: A Workforce Crisis and Pandemic Impact”

Daylyn Randolph: Reflecting on the First Few Weeks in Tampa

What is something that has challenged you?  Moving to an unfamiliar city and starting at a new workplace was a challenge within itself. Like all things new, it is important to adjust and understand what is happening. At Tampa Bay Wave I am being challenged to not only keep up with a fast-paced environment butContinue reading “Daylyn Randolph: Reflecting on the First Few Weeks in Tampa”

Ezekiel Faulknor: Needs of the Tallahassee Ecosystem

Access to information Information can be a very valuable resource and is a definite need in my city’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. In Tallahassee, information can be hard to obtain especially if you don’t know where to find it. For any entrepreneur that’s the biggest problem. After speaking with individuals at my incubator, Domi Station, they haveContinue reading “Ezekiel Faulknor: Needs of the Tallahassee Ecosystem”

Bianca Noland: Coordination and Awareness

During my time in Orlando as an incubator intern at StarterStudio, I became more aware of Orlando’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. With tons of startups and businesses booming in theCentral Florida area, you would think Orlando has gotten their entrepreneurial ecosystem all straightened out. However, that is not necessarily true. When speaking with Bob Reed, StarterStudio’s programContinue reading “Bianca Noland: Coordination and Awareness”

Daylyn Randolph: Goals and Getting Started

I have finally started my internship at Tampa Bay Wave and I am already enjoying my time! The team is very welcoming as they have all spoken with me about my goals for my time here and have let me know how they could assist. During my internship, I will be researching about the bestContinue reading “Daylyn Randolph: Goals and Getting Started”

Diamond Scrivens: The Work Doesn’t Stop

This past week working with North Florida Innovation Labs, something that has challenged me is seeing how fast pace everything is moving and just honestly trying to stay focused and not lose concentration. While working at a quicker pace, I have realized that I am open to exciting opportunities and the chance to excel quickly.Continue reading “Diamond Scrivens: The Work Doesn’t Stop”

Ezekiel Faulknor: Welcome Surprises at Domi Station

My time at Domi Station has been remarkable with a few things having surprised me. The first being how much information they have on entrepreneurship. They’ve broken down every aspect of what a entrepreneur is and created discussions that elaborate more upon the topic. Every lesson challenges you to think outside the box to figureContinue reading “Ezekiel Faulknor: Welcome Surprises at Domi Station”