The Startup Ecosystem of Tampa Bay Area

Tampa Bay Area has 180 startups in our sample database.

CITY RANKING

Since 2023, Tampa Bay Area lost 18 spots in the Global Startup Ecosystem Index, having now positioned itself as 94th worldwide.

National Ranking

33rd
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5
In United States

Regional Ranking

38th
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7
In North America

Global Ranking

94th
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18
Worldwide

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The Startup Ecosystem in Tampa

Our startup ecosystem map for Tampa Bay Area includes a sample of 180 tech companies. We have identified as unicorns 1 startups that have passed the USD 1 billion valuations. Get the Pro account for unrestricted insights on this ecosystem.

Global Rank

Tampa Bay Area is ranked within the top 100 startup ecosystems globally.

Top Industries

Tampa Bay Area’s startups excel particularly in Hardware & IoT where it ranks 51 and in Transportation, and Software and Data. Find out more

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Startups

Notable Startups in Tampa
Akamai Technologies startup icon
Akamai Technologies
CrossBorder Solutions startup icon
CrossBorder Solutions
Fittr startup icon
Fittr

Startups

Successful Hardware & IoT startups in Tampa
iApartments startup icon
iApartments
Abacode startup icon
Abacode
Sun Dental Holdings startup icon
Sun Dental Holdings

Startups

Startups Ranking by Industry

Hardware & IoT icon
Hardware & IoT
#51 worldwide

On our map, you can explore a total of 41 startups for Hardware & IoT.

Transportation icon
Transportation
#73 worldwide

The Transportation industry in Tampa Bay Area is ranked 73 globally. There are 19 startups for Transportation on our sample database and map.

Software and Data icon
Software and Data
#75 worldwide

Software and Data is ranked 75th in the world. Our database contains 15 startups for this industry.

ECOSYSTEM

Why should you join Tampa's Startup Ecosystem?

Overview

Within Tampa Bay Area there is an increased attraction for entrepreneurs to set up their startups in industries such as Hardware & IoT, Transportation, Software and Data. These three industries represent about 42% of the startups represented on the Startup Ecosystem Map of Tampa Bay Area.

33rd

National Rank

38th

Regional Rank

Overview

Tampa Bay Area is The United States' 33rd best startup ecosystem and is ranked 38th in North America. With a population of 0.1M - 0.5M people, Tampa Bay Area is ranked th in the world. The city has some notable startup success stories including Akamai Technologies.

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Startup Infrastructure in Tampa
With a large variety of initiatives, Tampa Bay Area's startup ecosystem stands out from other cities in North America. Tampa Bay Area offers a number of funding opportunities for entrepreneurs and startups. Below is a list of Tampa Bay Area's most prominent support initiatives:

Coworking Spaces

Regus - Florida, Tampa - One Urban Centre at Westshore startup icon

Regus - Florida, Tampa - One Urban Centre at Westshore

Regus - Florida, Tampa - Hidden River startup icon

Regus - Florida, Tampa - Hidden River

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WeWork Place

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TGH InnoVentures

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