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Jacksonville, Florida

Jacksonville, also known as “the Jax,” has a burgeoning startup scene. Proximity to other major Florida metropolitan areas, including Gainesville, Tampa, Orlando, and Miami, as well as the beautiful climate, are helping make Jax an up-and-coming city for startups, especially in the industries of consumer products, tech, and healthcare.

Government & NGO ServicesGrants / FundingFlorida Small Business Grants
ProgramNorth Florida Small Business Administration
State and Local Resources
Chamber / City OrganizationsJAX Chamber
JAX Chamber Health Council
Women Business Owners of North Florida
Co-Working SpacesIntelligent Office Jacksonville
Kuna Coworking
Groover-Stewart Building
LionShare Cowork
My Executive Center
Regus Jacksonville
Salem Centre
The Bungalow
EventsBe One Spark
Big Data Jax Meetup
Jacksonville Startup Week
JAX Tech Meetups
Network After Work Jacksonville
Startup Weekend Jacksonville
Tech on Tap JAX Meetup
UniversitiesTop UniversitiesFlorida State College at Jacksonville
Jacksonville University
University of North Florida
Startup ProgramsFlorida Small Business Development Center at the University of North Florida
Jacksonville University: EPIC Program
University of North Florida: How to STARTUP Your Own Business
Accelerator / IncubatorsBeaver Street Enterprise Center
Innovation HubsNortheast Florida Regional STEM2 Hub
Odds & EndsFlorida Export Directory
Northeast Florida Entrepreneurial Resource Map
News OrganizationsThe Florida Times-Union
Jacksonville Business Journal
JAX Daily Record
FundingVenture CapitalFlorida Capital Partners (FCP)
Florida Funders
Florida Venture Forum
Lovett Miller & Co.
Mayport Venture Partners LLC
Angel InvestmentFAN Fund
Florida Angel Investors Network
New World Angels
Convention & Vistors BureauVisit Jacksonville
Hanna Park
Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens
Friendship Fountain
Largest EmployersAT&T
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Baptist Health
Black Knight Financial
CSX Corporation
Deutsche Bank
Flagler Hospital
Florida Blue
Johnson & Johnson Vision Care
JPMorgan Chase
Mayo Clinic
Southeastern Grocers
St. Vincent?s Healthcare
UF Health
Wells Fargo



Gainsville ( 1 hr 19 min / 71.1 mi)
Miami ( 4 hr 54 min / 345.6 mi)
Orlando ( 2 hr 8 min / 140.8 mi)
Tampa (3 hr 10 min / 198.4 mi)