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Ludwig Selected as Finalist with Amazing Photograph of Downtown Tampa

March 9, 2016

Jason Ludwig, Owner of Freeway Photography, was selected as one of 40 finalists in The 4th Annual Tampa Bay Lightning Call for Entry Art Contest at the Amalie Arena! What were the judges of this year’s competition looking for? On the website it is explained, “It is simple…we are looking for art that visually celebrates Tampa... Read More »


Schifino Lee: What Does it Take to be a Challenger Brand?

March 9, 2016

On November 20, 2015 Schifino Lee hosted an informative brand workshop event. Local Tampa Bay area businesses were invited to attend to learn about what it takes to become a challenger brand. Schifino Lee is a national advertising and branding agency that offers creative solutions that grow businesses. According to the experts at Schifino Lee,... Read More »


An Evening of Hope

March 9, 2016

On Thursday, November 19th Elevate, Inc. and clients attended  The V Foundation event at Avila Golf and Country Club for an Evening of Hope With Special Guests George Bodenheimer Retired President and Executive Chairman, ESPN and Dr. Scott Antonia, Moffitt Cancer Center. Serving as the heartbeat of The V Foundation for Cancer Research, formed by ESPN and Jim Valvano in... Read More »


Young Entrepreneur’s Healthy Meal Delivery Service Explodes

March 9, 2016

That Business Show with Jamie Meloni welcomed Stevie Morgan, Founder of CaterMeFit, in studio. “My inspiration to start the company was based on my family, my dad actually,” Stevie Morgan said. Morgan continued as she explained that her dad works in the car business and as a busy business executive, not taking the time to eat... Read More »


Local Tampa Startup Transforming Patient Engagement

March 9, 2016

On July 3, 2015, the New York Times reported “Health insurance companies around the country are seeking rate increases of 20% to 40% or more, saying their new customers under the Affordable Care Act turned out to be sicker than expected.” All the while, the US continues to spend a greater percentage of its wealth... Read More »


Members Speak About EO Tampa Bay

March 9, 2016

“EO Tampa Bay has given me the opportunity to share with my peers the challenges of starting a business and celebrate with the group when success comes our way,” said Nick Friedman, the co-founder and president of College Hunks Hauling Junk and Moving. The Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) is a global organization with a network of more than 11,000... Read More »


Jason Woody Named Chairman of the Board of Donate Life America

March 9, 2016

Beginning January 2016, Lions Eye Institute for Transplant & Research (LEITR) CEO Jason Woody will commence his term as Chairman of the Board of Donate Life America. Woody will utilize his executive knowledge and skills to greatly benefit the nonprofit organization dedicated to driving individuals, organizations, and communities to increase the number of designated organ, eye and tissue donors who... Read More »


Sunshine Bank Volunteers at Metropolitan Ministries

March 9, 2016

Briana, Mark, Julie, Mary Kay and Sandy volunteered at Metropolitan Ministries in Tampa on Tuesday December 8th. Metropolitan Ministries serves homeless and needy families in the Tampa Bay area, by providing over 2,200 meals per day. They rely heavily on volunteers to keep the ministry in operation. The Sunshine group helped with everyday chores, such... Read More »


How to Be an Entrepreneur 101 with David Etheredge & Milind Bharvirkar

March 9, 2016

The Tampa Bay Innovation Center aims to help create successful entrepreneurs in the Tampa Bay area. Their #TECHTalk programs are tailored to benefit local innovators and entrepreneurs. Tampa Bay Innovation Center’s January #TECHTalk featured two prominent startup CEOs: Milind Bharvirkar of Priatek and David Etheredge of SavvyCard. Milind and David each have an impressive background in starting and building companies, and they... Read More »


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“Aakash Patel, Chris Melvin and the rest of the Elevate team simply delivered. The connections Aakash made led to valuable relationships for me and new clients for RevStar. You can’t fully appreciate what Elevate can do for your business until you experience it first hand. I personally recommend their services to anybody looking to grow their network and business within the Tampa Bay community.”

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April Diemer – Tampa Bay Plumbers

“Working with Aakash and his team at Elevate was a great fit for our growing organization. His team helped us connect with key influencers across the region and identify opportunities. Together you work to define your goals and who you’re targeting and through their connections and network they can make warm introductions to the decisions makers you need to connect with.”

Chon Nguyen – Founder & CEO, Newgentek

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