Pasco County Incubation Coalition Partners

Pasco Economic Development CouncilPasco Economic Development Council

The Pasco Economic Development Council provides staff resources in the management of the incubator and coordination of services offered to all clients. Pasco EDC has the established programs and management expertise to oversee this endeavor.

Pasco County, FloridaPasco County

Provides financial support, assistance with government related contracting, assistance with various regulatory requirements, partner with grant applications and other opportunities as they are identified.

Florida High Tech CorridorFlorida High Tech Corridor Council

The Florida High Tech Corridor Council supports the region’s business incubators in their mission to accelerate the growth of startup companies and ventures through extensive mentoring and monitoring processes.

Saint Leo UniversitySaint Leo University 

Provides faculty and student resources including assistance with business plan development, marketing plan development, interns and consulting. In addition Saint Leo provides direct support for Information Technology and Marketing projects using faculty and students.

Greater Dade City Chamber of CommerceGreater Dade City Chamber of Commerce 

Provides access to expertise from members to include, legal consulting, accounting assistance, marketing analysis, and partner in the marketing of incubator services and programs.

Small Business Development Center at USFSmall Business Development Center 

Provides services to accelerate the growth and success of companies using professional business consultants. Business tools include; business and marketing plans, government contracting, accounting and taxes, financing and loans and operations management.


Other Partners

We welcome local partners who would like to assist the SMARTstart Pasco Business Incubator or our members with internet connectivity, consulting services, etc.

Contact our SMARTstart Incubator Program Manager for more information

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Regional & State Partners
Daniel Mitchell
SMARTstart Program Director

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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.

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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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