Friends of Wave

A community of supporters who fuel the future of technology in Tampa Bay

Being a part of a community is incredibly exciting. Being a patron of that community is not only rewarding but directly impacts its growth. The Friends of Wave program is designed to assemble an exclusive group of advocates for our mission and vision for making Tampa Bay the fastest growing tech community in the southeast United States.

Tampa Bay Wave strives to be the Southeast’s largest source of investor deal flow. We will be successful through our affiliation with global networks like our membership in GAN and through the support of people like you.

Let's Be Friends

Through your membership, you will enable the growth of tech startups in our region. You will be given the opportunity to assist them directly and be a part of their success.You will be able to support these companies while also providing value for your own brand and business with access to our remarkable network and community.


  • Get invited to exclusive events and access to preferred seating
  • Engage with leading founders and CEO's of some of Tampa Bay's best companies
  • Connect with the members of our Entreprenuers in Residence program
  • "First Look" Newsletter
  • Access to coworking and meeting space
  • The recognition of our community for your support
Investor Network

I deeply believe in the mission of The Tampa Bay Wave. I fully support growing and nurturing local tech companies as a strategic arm of our economic development impact and strategy for the entire state of Florida. Supporting this ecosystem, and working with tech entrepreneurs provides me with the opportunity to make a valuable contribution. I invite you to be a part of this community by becoming a Friend of Wave!

– Alex Sink

Want to become a Friends of Wave member and be a part of the growth of tech in Tampa Bay?

Join Tampa Bay Wave, a nationally recognized 501(c)(3) non-profit accelerator, in our mission.