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Having a Seat at the Table

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Author: Elizabeth McMurrayChief Operating Office and Chief of StaffSt. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce Greetings fellow St. Petersburg enthusiast!  I suppose the first logical order of business is to introduce myself.  My name is Elizabeth McMurray, and I’m the Chief Operating Officer and Chief of Staff […]

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The Journey of Local Startups

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Starting a company is a long journey, with lots of twists and turns. There are some essential ingredients for starting a company, but some of the best lessons are learned along the way.  The most important thing for a startup is to solve a real problem. Find […]

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Keeping Things Moving

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Author: Monica Leonard, Founder of Molly’s Suds and The Refillery will be a panelist on Thursday’s women-owned small business event, “Head of the Table: The Seat Where You Belong.” Learn more about the event at www.stpetegreenhouse.com/smallbizweek Nobody could have seen this coming and yet here we […]

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Small Business Week Microgrant Giveaway

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SMALL BUSINESS WEEK GIVEAWAY!  Thanks to the support of our community partners, The Greenhouse will be awarding THREE microgrants in the amount of $500 to businesses throughout the week. Recipients will be selected at random from 3 categories:  Greenhouse mentor clients and workshop attendees (over last […]

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St. Pete Pitch Night Announces Selected Participants

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Virtual St. Pete Pitch Night returns Wednesday, October 21, featuring businesses ready to make an impact in St. Pete and beyond. The event celebrates the local entrepreneurial community while cheering on a friendly competition. St. Pete Pitch Night focuses on showcasing, elevating and seeding community-based businesses.  The Greenhouse and USF St Pete’s Kate Tiedemann College […]

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St. Pete Celebrates Small Business Week

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SMALL BUSINESS WEEK: St. Pete’s Resilient Entrepreneurial Spirit St. Petersburg is officially designating the week of October 19 – 23 as Small Business Week!  St. Pete Small Business Week is a locally recognized week-long event to celebrate local business growth and the diverse voices in entrepreneurship. Diversity, […]

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Commercial Revitalization Program (CRP)

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Back Commercial Revitalization Program (CRP) Provides grant awards to projects that improve established business districts by redeveloping properties, decreasing vacancy rates, adding to the tax base, creating jobs, leveraging private sector investment, and improving the quality of life for surrounding neighborhoods through removal of blight […]