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CEO of ICTC, Sareet Majumdar, Wins Entrepreneur of the Year Award #TieConFL!

March 9, 2016

Fostering entrepreneurship through mentorship, education and global networking is a unique goal of TieCon Florida and Sareet Majumdar was awarded the Entrepreneur of the Year Award for his outstanding accomplishments in creating a unique culture within his company. “To win this award is quite humbling and I want to thank each and every one of you for... Read More »


Emerging Leader Award Nominee: Aakash Patel

March 9, 2016

Congratulations to Elevate, Inc. President Aakash Patel for being named a finalist for the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce’s Emerge Tampa Bay 2015 Emerging Leader Award. In order to be nominated for this award, one must be a leader in his/her business, be involved in the community, be generous, and play an active role within Emerge Tampa Bay. Patel has demonstrated... Read More »


UT Business Network Symposium

March 9, 2016

Last Wednesday the University of Tampa’s Board of Fellows hosted a Business Network Symposium at the Vaughn Center for Tampa Bay community business leaders and UT students.  Three prominent CEO’s of local businesses were featured and they were able to share their accomplishments, the lessons they have learned and some of the future plans they have for... Read More »


Priatek’s Bharvirkar Steals the Show at INDO-US Chamber Meeting

March 9, 2016

Milind Bharvirkar, CEO of the Tampa prize-based digital advertising company Priatek, gave an inspiring speech about his rise and fall as an entrepreneur and businessman, as well as how he was able to reverse the trend on his way to becoming CEO of one of the most prominent companies in the Tampa Bay area. Bharvirkar... Read More »


Tampa Bay Wave Grand Opening

March 9, 2016

Tampa Bay Wave celebrated its grand opening on Friday.  The Venture Center was packed with supporters and community leaders who are excited about Tampa Bay Wave’s success in assisting entrepreneurs and startups in our community. Tampa Bay Wave strives to help entrepreneurs turn ideas into growing tech businesses.  They currently support 400 startups and work with them on... Read More »


Elevate, Inc. Supports Dress for Success Tampa Bay

March 9, 2016

Dress for Success Tampa Bay celebrated its 17th anniversary with a luncheon and fashion show at Mainsail Event & Conference Center on October 22nd.  Dress for Success Tampa Bay supporters arrived early to network, mingle, and participate in the Pick Your Prize Raffle. Honorary Chairs Renee Vaughn and Penny Vinik did a fantastic job as honorary chairs of the... Read More »


New Superintendent Plans to Improve Hillsborough County Schools

March 9, 2016

The Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce hosted an exceptional Circle of Influence Breakfast on October 27th featuring Jeff Eakins, Superintendent of Hillsborough County Public Schools. Eakins enlightened the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce members in attendance of his plans to continue to improve the Hillsborough County Public School System. Jeff Eakins has spent 25 years of his career with... Read More »


Outstanding Leadership Displayed at Sunshine Bank

March 9, 2016

Elevate, Inc. is thrilled to work alongside Sunshine Bank’s leadership team to highlight the growth and success of Sunshine Bank to the Tampa Bay community and beyond. Sunshine Bank first opened its doors in 1954 as 1st Federal Savings and Load Association, located in Plant City, Florida. In 2014, the current name of Sunshine Bank was adopted.... Read More »


Emerging with Influence – November 4, 2015

March 9, 2016

Emerge Tampa Bay recently held the Emerging with Influence Awards at the TPepin Hospitality Centre and #TeamElevate was there to show their support for Elevate, Inc.’s CEO Aakash Patelwho was a finalist for the 2015 Emerging Leader Award. The beautiful event began with welcoming speeches from President and CEO of the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce Bob Rohrlack, and Major Bob Buckhorn. ... Read More »


CEO of Sunshine Bank Live in Studio

March 9, 2016

That Business Show listeners were charmed by Andrew Samuel’s infectious enthusiasm, perhaps the last thing you’d expect from an expert banker, let alone the Chief Executive Officer and Director of Sunshine Bank. Andrew Samuel has been working for financial institutions since 1984 and became CEO of Sunshine Bank in 2014. Sunshine Bank opened in 1954 in... Read More »


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“Elevate, Inc. is consistently delivering new strategies for personal and professional growth and has a management team that is more plugged into the community than none I have ever seen. Aakash Patel is the guy to know if you want to speak with that government leader, that radio show, that newspaper—he’s the one!”

‘H’John Mejia - Host - InTheZoneTV

"Bravo to the team at Elevate, Inc. who are consistently proactive in providing connections for the betterment of our business.  Well known and respected in the industry, Elevate has been instrumental in creating new connections with the media and with industry leaders.”

Jason Ashton - CallPass Tech/CallPass M2M Solutions Inc

“Aakash Patel is one of the most talented, thoughtful, and thorough professionals I’ve ever worked with. Intensity and passion for creating useful, stable solutions is unmatched. Every project shines brighter when Aakash Patel is involved.”

Niki Patel, Owner - Ikin Development, Inc

"The team at Elevate, Inc. is excellent at making sustainable, long-term relationships. Through Elevate, I have been connected to incredible business leaders as well as innovators that have assisted in the growth and development of Carmel Kitchen."

Alex Sullivan, Partner - Carmel Kitchen