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Together We Can Change the World

Together We Can Change the World 35 Mules is an innovation hub powered by Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) that helps entrepreneurs bring their bold, game-changing ideas to life […]

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Lakewood Ranch Ranks No.1 in the Nation for the Fifth Consecutive Year

LAKEWOOD RANCH RANKS NO. 1 IN THE NATION FOR FIFTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR Lakewood Ranch was recognized as the best-selling, master-planned multi-generational community in the country for the fifth year in […]

GrowFL FLCTW Honorees Announced

DMSI & Four Winds IT Honored in GrowFL Florida Companies To Watch

Outstanding leadership, culture and growth make these second-stage businesses stand-out The EDC of Sarasota County and GrowFL are pleased to announce that two companies from Sarasota County were selected as […]


Omeza® Collagen Matrix Now Eligible for Reimbursement

Omeza® Collagen Matrix received a Level II Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) reimbursement code paving the way for providers to receive reimbursement from Medicare. Code A2014, “Omeza collagen matrix, […]


MyUS Announces Acquisition by Aramex

Access USA Shipping, LLC (“MyUS”) announces the completion of its acquisition by Aramex PJSC (“Aramex”) (DFM: ARMX), a Dubai-listed courier firm, for an all-cash purchase price of approximately $265 million. […]

Erin Silk

Erin Silk named to Business Observer’s 40 Under 40

Erin Silk, Vice President of Business Development Services, of the EDC Sarasota County has been recognized in the Business Observer’s 2022 40 Under 40 selections. Each year, the Business Observer […]

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GrowFL Announces 12th Annual Florida Companies to Watch Honorees

Two Sarasota County Companies honored, Four Winds IT and DMSI. Outstanding leadership, culture, & growth make these second-stage businesses stand-out. GrowFL is pleased to announce the 50 companies selected as […]

Disaster Recovery Center

Disaster Recovery Center Opens in North Port

Governor Ron DeSantis announced a Disaster Recovery Center opening in Sarasota County to help Floridians who have been impacted by Hurricane Ian. These center is operated by the Department of […]

Business Damage Assessment Survey

  Dear Sarasota County EDC Board Members, Investors, Community Partners, and Friends, We hope you and your families are safe during these challenging times. In response to Hurricane Ian, the […]

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Sarasota County Business Tax Renewal Due Sept 30th

Sarasota County Tax Collector Barbara Ford-Coates reminds all business owners that the 2022-2023 Sarasota County Business Tax is due by Friday, September 30th. The county business tax is required if […]

Casey Square purse by BSWANKY

Sarasota’s Luxury Design House BSWANKY Named Finalist in Design Excellence Awards Competition

BSWANKY’s Casey Petite Kaleidoscope bag has been named a finalist in the International Industry Authority, Accessories Council’s, Design Excellence Awards Competition. Founder of BSWANKY, Gretchen Bauer,  is the artist and […]

Invest in Sarasota County

The EDC of Sarasota County diversifies our local economy and helps create jobs for Floridians. Investing in the EDC empowers us to grow our economy and attract more business to our region.

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