Mark Sharpe Entrepreneur Collaborative Center

The Mark Sharpe Entrepreneur Collaborative Center (ECC) is designed to unlock Hillsborough County’s growth potential by providing a common location for local business owners to fi nd entrepreneurial assistance, and to strengthen the entrepreneurial ecosystem by offering shared space and resources to community partners engaged in assisting entrepreneurs.

Within the ECC, budding and experienced entrepreneurs will fi nd free one-on-one consulting, classes, mentoring, events and networking opportunities. Services will be provided for each businesses’ unique stage of development (pre-venture, start-up, micro-enterprise and small-to-mid-size enterprise) and business category (community-based, targeted industry, and technology and innovation.) Other benefi ts include online resources, calendars, scheduling, and co-operative events.

Classes and services available at the ECC include, but are not limited to:


Mark Sharpe Entrepreneur Collaborative Center
2101 E. Palm Ave. • Tampa, FL 33605
(813) 204-9267


Get connected to the ECC by contacting:

Lynn Schultz
Entrepreneur Collaborative Center Manager
(813) 204-9267

Carol Johns
Entrepreneurial Services Manager
(813) 277-1393


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