The statistics are familiar; most startups don't make it. But job growth and innovation are the life blood of a thriving community. On Florida Matters, we discuss how to grow -- and keep -- successful entrepreneurs in Tampa Bay.
The Merriam-Webster definition of an entrepreneur is "a person who starts a business and is willing to risk loss in order to make money." They also must be willing to work hard and crazy hours, and give up the security of working for someone else. But the rewards can be substantial.
Tonight’s show includes the following guests:
Jenn Smurr, owner of Born & Bread Bakehouse in Lakeland.
Dr. Mike Morris, the Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business Administration.