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When the Gulf Coast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship first opened its doors to startup businesses in 2008, the Quality of Life Survey funded by Quint and Rishy Studer revealed that 65 percent of Escambia County residents had an overall negative perception of our area as a good place for entrepreneurs. We have come so … Read more

— Outstanding leadership, culture and growth make these second-stage businesses stand out — CO:LAB Pensacola is pleased to announce that EBI Management Group, a recent graduate, has been included in the top 50 second-stage companies in Florida selected as a 2020 GrowFL Florida Companies to Watch Honoree. The top 50 honorees were selected from hundreds … Read more

Congratulations to Escambia High School’s Human Exploration Rover Challenge Team on winning the AIAA Neil Armstrong Best Design Award for the high school division! This award recognizes the team that best designed their rover to take on the punishing Rover Challenge course, making maximum use of resources and ingenuity, and is presented in the name … Read more

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COVID-19 has caused a global shift; How does Pensacola position itself for the new dynamic? Though the COVID-19 Pandemic has presented challenges for business worldwide, this is an unprecedented opportunity for us here in the Greater Pensacola area. Though the pandemic has been difficult for businesses, in any crisis there are opportunities to emerge even … Read more

Michael Lepinay

Clearstream, a communication software company and former Co:Lab tenant has brought their company back to Pensacola after pivoting and refocusing their business during a 4-year stint in New York City. Founded in 2010 by Michael Lepinay and Trevor Gehman, Clearstream has concentrated their efforts to provide communication tools specifically for churches.  “We knew we wanted … Read more

A logo for 128 Creative Collective

Co:Lab is pleased to announce 128 Creative Collective as a new tenant!  “We are looking forward to getting to know everybody at Co:Lab and connecting with them,” says Grayson Berry, Founder of 128 Creative Collective. “The staff has introduced such a stress-free, calm environment that allowed us space to reimagine our own business model as … Read more

A logo for Angler Up

Co:Lab is pleased to welcome new tenant, Anger Up! Angler Up is a media company that focuses on the outdoor niche by providing potential customers with entertainment and education for hobbies like fishing, beach, traveling, and more. We also provide lifestyle services to our viewers like fishing charters, dolphin cruises, etc.. For more information, visit … Read more

Co:Lab is pleased to welcome new tenant, Argo Cyber Systems! Located in Pensacola, Florida, Argo Cyber are true cyber security and intelligence experts offering 24/7 dedicated security monitoring of critical infrastructure assets, businesses, and other environments. They support the monitoring of your systems no matter where they are located. If you use AWS, Azure, Google … Read more

employees of Data Rev wearing masks

One of Co:Lab’s busiest tenants during the COVID-19 pandemic has been IT Support Providers Data Revolution.  Their assistance has helped Northwest Florida businesses remain connected in a variety of ways. “There is no perfect solution because everyone has a different need, but we are doing our best,” says Jay Smith, Managing Partner. On the phone … Read more

A Pensacola-based health technology company was selected by Microsoft to participate in a new grant program to help expand the company’s work using retina imaging to detect disease. Microsoft’s AI For Good initiative announced on Wednesday the start of new $40 million, five-year program called AI for Health that hopes to use artificial intelligence to help solve health … Read more