400 Startups Supported
$550MM in Capital Raised
3700+ Jobs Created

We are
Tampa Bay Wave

We start with entrepreneurs and build an ecosystem around them. We bring together founders, mentors, investors, connections, and mission critical supporters to enable our vision. We are a “for entrepreneurs, by entrepreneurs” innovation community, offering:

  • World-class Startup Support
  • Corporate Innovation Programs
  • Collaborative Innovation Hub

World-class Startup Support

The programs your startup needs when you need them – from our nationally recognized, zero-equity accelerator programs that fast-track startup growth to our year-round CORE program that provides ongoing mentoring, strategic introductions, and more.

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Corporate Innovation Programs

We develop and manage accelerator programs to meet the social and strategic objectives of our corporate partners. We can help corporations rekindle their “entrepreneurial spirit” and expose them to innovation trends through interactions with our startup community.

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Collaborative Innovation Hub

At our Downtown Tampa location, we offer coworking, office space, meeting rooms, a podcast studio, and more. Facilities are available to the public and can be rented on a daily or monthly basis.

The Wave Venture Center offers competitive pricing, a productive work environment, and a downtown address.

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What They Say


Since joining the Wave we have seen exponential company growth on every level. The Wave advisors have helped guide us through the different stages of starting a company and we are extremely thankful for their help!

Aaron White
Script, Co-Founder & CEO