Meet the 10 young companies putting a diverse face on technology in Tampa Bay (Tampa Bay Business Journal)

Growing the technology industry will lift the economy of Tampa Bay, says Rep. Kathy Castor.

Castor, D-Tampa, was among those on hand for the kickoff of the Tampa Bay Wave’s latest TechDiversity accelerator, a 90-day program designed for early-stage companies owned, controlled and operated by a minority, woman, veteran, or lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender person. The program is supported by the Nielsen Foundation, which awarded $100,000 to Wave, a nonprofit that houses and supports tech startups.

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