Tech Initiatives

The growing tech industry of Sarasota County is being powered by grass root, innovative collaborations. The industry grew organically before a group of Sarasota industry leaders got together to tip the scales.

InfoTech Critical Statistics

  • 457 Companies
  • 5,536 Jobs
  • $70,222 Avg. Salary
  • 2.10% 5-year history annual growth rate (2012-2017)
  • 1.30% 5-year forecast annual growth rate (2017-2022)

How Can We Help?

Contact Destin Wells, VP of Business Development, to see how we can help you thrive in Sarasota County.

Tech is Thriving in Sarasota County

Cultivating the power of the people and leveraging talents, Sarasota County tech is flourishing. The vision of a thriving tech cluster has the community excited. Sarasota County’s fast growing tech industry is changing the way people think of the county and earning it the nickname “Silicon Beach SRQ”. Join us in this exciting time.

Coding Schools: In 2019 State College of Florida Manatee-Sarasota won a $3.6 Million grant to support a regional initiative, including a downtown Sarasota coding academy. Read more. 

Silicon Beach SRQ: A networking group for professionals in the Sarasota area with a focus on AdTech and MarTech. To provide these professionals and other local businesses the opportunity to connect and grow. paired with customized IT training centers ensure a qualified workforce. Join the LinkedIn discussion.


Suncoast Science Center Faulhaber Fab Lab:
To inspire and support tomorrow’s innovators through experiential learning in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Learn more.

University Programs

Cowork & Meet-Up Space

Meet the Leaders

Tech in the News

Hear from the Industry

InfoTech Critical Statistics

  • 457 Companies
  • 5,536 Jobs
  • $70,222 Avg. Salary
  • 2.10% 5-year history annual growth rate (2012-2017)
  • 1.30% 5-year forecast annual growth rate (2017-2022)

How Can We Help?

Contact Destin Wells, VP of Business Development, to see how we can help you thrive in Sarasota County.

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