About Us

Our Mission Florida Next Foundation, a nonpartisan, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, works to empower young people, entrepreneurs and small businesses so they can drive the innovation needed to enhance Florida’s economy and quality of life. Our Background We were founded in…


Membership Benefits Our membership packages offer exclusive insights into Florida’s economy and the innovation fueling its progress. Click the sign-up buttons for more information regarding each package. Mentor $5,000 + above USD per year Admission to Invitation Only Events Committee…


Make an investment in building Florida’s innovation economy through an annual sponsorship of the Florida NEXT Foundation. You can support the Florida NEXT Foundation through an annual partnership or by sponsoring our Impact Forum or Community Give Days. Sponsor the…



Looking for the best startups!

Regional Business Awards: Bright House Networks is teaming up with local chambers in Tampa Bay and Orlando to recognize some of the region’s best Start-up companies as part of the Bright House Networks Regional Business Awards. The Regional Business Awards…


July 2014 Newsletter

Impact Forums, Florida Funders, and a Startup Spotlight. Read all about it in our July 2014 Newsletter here.


Sprouting Urban Gardens

We had a great lunch with Green Florida Executive Director Andrea Smith and University of South Florida St. Petersburg student Celie Dagesse to discuss their winning ideas that came out of our St. Pete Impact Forum. We look forward to…


South Florida Sun Sentinel: Broward Impact Forum attracts innovative ideas

We had a great showing at the Broward Impact Forum in downtown Ft. Lauderdale! Check out the South Florida Sun Sentinel article for more on the innovative project ideas that got the most votes!  

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Tampa Bay Times: Give Day Tampa Bay hits $1 million goal for nonprofits

  Craig Pittman of the Tampa Bay Times reports that MOSI topped all other organizations in the 24-hour giving event. Read the article here.

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Tampa Bay Business Journal: Five Takeaways from the Tampa Bay Innovation Lunch

The TBBJ offers five observations. Click here to read the article.

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