Incubator Program Membership

Membership Levels

 

Drop-In / Co-Work

Offsite Member

Dedicated Desk Member

Onsite Office Member

  $10/day or $45/month $100/month $150-200/month $300-$600/month
Co-Work ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
WiFi - 35MB ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
Free Parking ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
Seminars / Classes / Events ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
Printing / Scanning / Copier ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
Kitchen ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
Networking / TV and AV equipment ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
Mailbox   ✔ ✔ ✔
Intern Assistance (when available)   ✔ ✔ ✔
24/7 Access   ✔ ✔ ✔
One-on-One Mentor Pairing   ✔ ✔ ✔
Conference / Meeting Rooms   ✔ ✔ ✔
Full-Time Desk     ✔ ✔
Private Office Space       ✔
Digital Media Studio   ✔ ✔ ✔
FLVEC Profile   ✔ ✔ ✔
Florida Coworking Passport   ✔ ✔ ✔
Commercial Kitchen- 10 Hours (East Pasco Only)   ✔    
Garden Plot (East Pasco Only)   ✔    
Dry Storage/Tote Rack (East Pasco Only)   ✔    

 

Become a SMARTstart Incubator Program Member

Business must be headquartered in Pasco County.
 

Are You...

  • A new business
  • In the process of establishing a business
  • Undertaking pre-business research or development, or testing an idea
  • Moving from a home-based business
  • Re-establishing an existing business

Then we are looking for you to join us! 

How To Apply

You will need to present a defensible plan to achieve financial viability within a reasonable period of time and demonstrate a need for assistance and a level of innovation to be accepted. Preference will be given to businesses demonstrating potential for rapid growth, the ability to generate sales outside of our local geographic area, and one or more of the following:

  • Build on local strengths
  • Have high employment potential
  • Export products or services
  • Replace imported products or services
  • Provide new products or services
  • Deliver existing products or services in a novel manner
  • Satisfy un-met needs in the community

Please provide a description of your market research and evaluation, customers, market size and trends, estimated market share and sales, competition, features that may give advantages over the competition. Your business(es) must be independently controlled with on-site decision-making ability and compatible with existing clients, and you must comply with all applicable laws and local moral standards.

Expectations for Member Entrepreneurs

You will be expected to make continual progress towards exiting the incubator facility. Within 30 days of entering the center, you will meet with a SMARTstart Program Director, and together you will define and document agreeable milestones and progress reviews to establish an incubation exit strategy of two to three years.

The goal of the incubator program is to develop and retain graduated companies and jobs in Pasco County.

Are You Ready To Get Started?

Complete  Application Now 

CONTACT ME
Benefits of Membership
Daniel Mitchell
SMARTstart Program Director

Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Toll free: (888) 60-PASCO | (888-607-2726)
Telephone: (352) 437-4861
Upcoming Events...

June 30, 2022
Subcontracting & Teaming - SBDC

Date & Time:  Thursday,  June 30, 2022
                              (10:00 am – 11:00 am)
Location: Online 
Registration: No Cost 

For many small businesses, entry into government contracting will or should begin as a subcontractor. This webinar will provide the small business owner with an understanding of the overall subcontracting process, including the format for a Subcontract and Teaming agreement, how to protect your company during the relationship and the overall benefits of subcontracting. This seminar will also provide the suggested rules of engagement and the contractual relationship between prime contractor, subcontractor and the government, for small businesses in the Tampa Bay region.

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July 6, 2022
Pasco EDC Brown Bag Lunch & Learn

Purpose:   The Pasco EDC Brown Bag Lunch & Learn is an open invitation to anyone interested in hearing more about the Pasco EDC and the programs and services we offer.  Bring your lunch and come and discover what your local Economic Development Council is charged with executing.


Time:  11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: Virtual
No cost

Lunch & Learns will be provided Online until further notice.

Online via Zoom Meeting: (log in instructions will be e-mailed to registered participants 2 days prior to workshop)

If you do not have Zoom see download instructions HERE.  If you need more information about using Zoom visit their Help Center.

Register Now!

Location address:

Pasco EDC Headquarters, 16506 Pointe Village Drive, Suite 101, Lutz, FL 33558
West Pasco Entrepreneur Center, 4532 US Highway 19, First Floor, New Port Richey, FL  34652
East Pasco Entrepreneur Center, 15029 14th Street, Dade City, FL  33525
SMARTstart Grove Entrepreneur Center, 6013 Wesley Grove Blvd, Ste 202, Wesley Chapel, FL 33544


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July 6, 2022
Building Your Business’ Bankability with Gilene Janvier - West Pasco

Speaker: Gilene Janvier, Suncoast Credit Union

Date & Time:  Wednesday, July 6, 2022 (12:00 pm – 1:00 pm)
Location: SMARTstart West Pasco Entrepreneur Center
Registration: FREE

Learn strategies and what it takes to build business credit, take advantage of cash flow tools, and learn the ins and outs of business banking.

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