Specialty Programs

Get plugged in beyond our Accelerator Program

Wave Women
Entrepreneurs Forum

The Tampa Bay Wave Women’s Forum is a dedicated effort within the nationally-recognized Accelerator program designed to empower, support and learn from Tampa women entrepreneurs and business executives.

These forums include Tampa women entrepreneurs seeking coaching and support from other women entrepreneurs and business leaders

The time together is facilitated by our program director and carefully structured to promote the optimal environment for problem solving and mentorship. Our group consists of women startup entrepreneurs with a new technology business or concept alongside seasoned women coaches. To create balance, our goal is to have equal number of entrepreneurs to advisors.

Funded by: Small Business Administration logo

Women Forum

Forum Structure

Groups meet the 2nd Wednesday of every month from noon to 1:30 PM at the Tampa Bay Wave Conference Room. Each meeting is facilitated by our program director using a proven roundtable approach focused on solving real-life problems.

Entrepreneurs will present a current challenge in their business. All forum members have the opportunity to ask questions to clarify the situation or learn more.

Each forum member offers their own advice, one by one. The presenting entrepreneur shares items she’d like to activate based on the discussion and must report back at the next forum.

Criteria for Consideration


Tampa Bay women technology startup founders, co-founders and executives focused on their startup full time or in have a planned transaction from full time employment to their startup.


Local women executives or business owners with Relevant expertise in a particular specialty. We prefer not to have two of the same field of advisors in the group.

Robyn Spoto

Robyn Spoto

Founder, SpotOn Digital Media
CoFounder, MamaBear App

Contact Robyn

Free Coworking for Women Entrepreneurs

Second Wednesday of the Month
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM


Entrepreneurs Forum

Our Veterans Entrepreneurs will receive monthly coaching from Jeff Goble as our dedicated Veteran EIR. Jeff is very passionate about leadership and team development. Besides being connected to the Tampa Bay military market, Jeff also brings startup experience to relate to our Veteran Founders.

Jeff Goble

Jeff Goble

Green Beret Colonel, US Army
Motivational Speaker

Contact Jeff

Free Coworking for Veteran Entrepreneurs

Third Wednesday of the Month
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM


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