Co:Lab https://colabpensacola.com/ is a business incubator and growth accelerator in Pensacola with one goal: to help entrepreneurs reach their next level. Co:Lab is still operating under CDC guidelines with businesses having the option of using office space. All current businesses utilizing Co:Lab space are 10 employees or fewer. Increased cleaning procedures and limits on common areas
Studer Community Institute (SCI) is a nonprofit dedicated to improving lives.
Two core divisions focus on supporting entrepreneurship, job creation and job growth.
The Spring Entrepreneur Hub exists to empower, connect and grow small businesses in the Pensacola area, serving as the front door to our community’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.
The Spring focuses on three key areas – mentorship, connection to resources, and scaling/acceleration – to bring unprecedented structure and aid to local small businesses in Escambia and Santa Rosa County. Contact DC Reeves or Gracie Woodfin at https://thespringpensacola.com/ for more information.
SCI Leadership Development serves to help business owners, leaders and employee grow skills by providing programs, workshops, webinars, online content and toolkits. In addition, our Accelerate Business Roundtable program offers a unique opportunity for business leaders to gather in a safe, supportive environment. Participating in these types of program improves the chances of a small business succeeding in the first five years and beyond. The Leadership Development goal is to help businesses survive and thrive, attract and retain talent and improve the workforce. Contact Rachael Gillette at https://www.studeri.org/ for more information.
The University of West Florida Center for Entrepreneurship https://uwf.edu/centers/center-for-entrepreneurship/ is dedicated to seeding economic growth. The Center encourages and supports educational initiatives related to entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial thinking and serves as a comprehensive resource for economic innovation for students, faculty, industry and community partners.
The Pensacola State College Business Entrepreneurship Certificate (CCC) Program https://www.pensacolastate.edu/academic-programs/ent-ct/ is part of the Business Entrepreneurship AS degree program.
This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Business Management and Administration career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills and occupation-specific skills, as well as knowledge of all aspects of the Business Management and Administration career cluster.