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The Co:Lab community is pleased to welcome their newest tenant, Coflyt. Coflyt provides an App that helps aircraft owners keep track of aircraft maintenance, inspections, and schedule. It streamlines management of aircraft, keeping logs, inspection statuses and visibility of mechanical items at your fingertips Stephen Rainey, Tal Clark, Pace Clark and Eric Hill have been … Read more

In celebration of  National Manufacturing Month, Co:lab welcomed the University of West Florida’s Haas Center to Taco Thursday to show us how their Sea3D lab can benefit entrepreneurs. The University of West Florida recently announced the expansion of the UWF Haas Center in its mission to support communities with market research, workforce development and industrial … Read more

The first ever Design XL conference will hit the stage of downtown Pensacola’s Rex Theatre on November 9, 2019. This conference is geared towards business owners, entrepreneurs, the design and advertising community, and other creative fields in the Pensacola Panhandle area. Design XL is the first big key rally event for design in the Pensacola … Read more

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Go.Verizon.com  gathered data from nearly 300 cities across the country, focusing on certain factors that would categorize them as “small” without dipping below the mark to “town” status. These elements also indicated the financial climate of each city and an overview of its demographics. Such factors included population, education, commute time, income per capita, broadband … Read more

Northwest Florida has many great components to start and grow small businesses that includes things like courses, training and development, annual events, shared work space, incubators and drop-in entrepreneurial centers. Now, the Studer Family of Companies will look at how the community can take Pensacola’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem to the next level. The Pensacola Entrepreneur Initiative … Read more

It’s official: Pensacola is the world’s strongest town. After four rounds of intense competition featuring 16 towns from across the map, online voters have picked Pensacola as the town that’s making the biggest strides toward being financially strong and resilient. The final match-up pitted Pensacola against Portsmouth, New Hampshire, another colonial, coastal city with a … Read more

The next time the Pensacola Police Department is faced with locating a missing child or diffusing a hostage standoff, officers will have four new high-tech drones at their disposal. The drones — two indoor and two outdoor — were custom built by scientists at the Institute for Human and Machine Cognition in downtown Pensacola and … Read more

FloridaWest Economic Development Alliance serves as the marketing arm for economic development on behalf of the PEDC, the city and the county. Its responsibilities also include running and managing a business incubator, Co:Lab, which is housed in downtown Pensacola in a building owned by Pensacola State College. That is, FloridaWest is involved in “growing our … Read more

The City of Pensacola is getting some great feedback from a National Geographic article! Nat Geo Travel says they partnered with Resonance Consultancy, a global destination branding advisor, to name “The Best Cities in the United States” – and Pensacola made the list! Check out weartv.com for details.