Tampa Bay WaVE Client Featuring at Startup Grind St. Pete


The Tampa Bay WaVE’s nationally recognized accelerator program continues to foster the entrepreneur spirit in Tampa as one of the accelerators companies is set to feature during a fireside chat at the first Startup Grind St. Pete event.

Tampa Bay WaVE is renowned for helping entrepreneurs transform their ventures into sustainable businesses that have a strong advantage in the tech industry. Course Align was recently selected from nearly 100 applicants to join 13 companies in the Tampa Bay WaVE’s 16th accelerator build cohort. Course Align empowers educators to create data-driven curriculum, by identifying the local job market needs: who’s hiring, what skills they need, and how many people are looking to hire, all in real time. Course Align gives university administrators the tools to make educated decisions about their curriculum.

Startup Grind nurturing startup ecosystems

Startup Grind is global startup community that has partnered with companies such as Google for Entrepreneurs to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. The St. Pete chapter is hosting its first event on December 15, 2017 at the Tec Garage. The event will kick off with networking and dinner, and will feature a fireside chat with Robert Blacklidge, the CEO and co-founder of Course Align.

Following the fireside chat, there will be continued networking to complete the evening.
Startup Grind hosts monthly events featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned.

“Entrepreneurial spirit is this country’s greatest treasure, it is at events such as Startup Grind where the true diversity of entrepreneurship can be found.” – Robert Blacklidge Founder & CEO Course Align.

The event starts at 6pm at 244 2nd Ave North, St. Petersburg, FL. Click HERE to purchase tickets.