Entrepreneurship Program

Home of the USASBE 2013 Outstanding Emerging Entrepreneurship Program, CEO 2012-2014 Startup Simulation Challenge Champions, TBTF 2013 Technology Leader of the Year, ASBE 2013 Entrepreneurship Educator of the Year, and SBA 2013 State of Florida Business Advocate of the Year

2013 Outstanding Emerging Entrepreneurship Program
United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship

Best Idea Incubator
Creative Loafing 2011 Best of the Bay

Featured Program

Proclamation: November as Entrepreneurship Month
City of St. Petersburg, 2010 – 2012 (in honor of the Sustainable Entrepreneurship & Innovation Alliance at USFSP)

Top Entrepreneur, IP, Innovation and Micro Enterprise People
The Entrepreneur’s Advisor

Notable Program Achievements

  • Second Entrepreneurship Major at a public institution in the state of Florida
  • First Creative-In-Residence in a College of Business in the United States
  • First course on scaling a company at a university in the United States


Notable Student Achievements

Notable Alumni Achievements

  • 2013 Tampa Bay Technology Forum Rising Technology Star of the Year (Reuben Pressman)
  • 2012 Business Intelligence 25 Rising Stars In New York Tech (Jessica Barnett)

Student, Faculty & Alumni Companies

USFSP CEO Entrepreneurship Student Club Presidents

Other Notable Students & Alumni

Faculty Honors

Notable Events

  • TECH Talk community sponsor
  • Simple Community with Richard Luker
  • For the Love of St. Petersburg with Peter Kageyama
  • Creative Loafing & Creative Tampa Bay’s 10/100/1000 Event with SEIA Students as Visiting Judges
  • Gazelle Lab Launch Event with Brent Britton, Bill Jackson, John Morrow, Marvin Scaff & Daniel James Scott
  • Gabelle Lab Demo Day