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Developing The Next Generation Of Creators.

TechStart is an ever growing movement. We are here to help the children of Tampa Bay learn to use technology to change the world as we know it. This means they need mentors to extend their understanding and sponsors to fund their ideas into reality.
OUR MISSION: To create a better future for at-risk youth of Tampa Bay by providing inspiration, education and opportunities in technology fields.

OUR MISSION:
To create a better future for at-risk youth of Tampa Bay by providing inspiration, education and opportunities in technology fields.
MAKE A GIFT
MAKE A GIFT
There are a laundry list of supplies needed in different parts of the bay at all times. Donate your old tech today!
GIVE A SCHOLARSHIP
GIVE A SCHOLARSHIP
Being a non-profit, our impact is directly effected by your tax deduction.
BECOME A MENTOR
BECOME A MENTOR
All the knowledge learned, is guided through a magnificent mentor who cares to take the time to impact.

Featured campaigns

We’re looking to send 3 students and 3 chaperones to Washington DC for the 1st ever National Invention Convention!
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Featured campaigns

Now that they have the hardware, they need the software!
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Featured campaigns

Help fund the next generation of creators in Tampa Bay!
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Latest Campaigns

We need your help to make the difference in the kids lives of Tampa Bay!

MU CANG CHAI, VIET NAM
We’re looking to send 3 students and 3 chaperones to Washington DC for the 1st ever National Invention Convention!
0% funded
ENDEDGoal: 9.000
MU CANG CHAI, VIET NAM
Now that they have the hardware, they need the software!
0% funded
ENDEDGoal: 1.200
MU CANG CHAI, VIET NAM
Help fund the next generation of creators in Tampa Bay!
0% funded
ENDEDGoal: 10.000
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Anchor Sponsors
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Consistant Mentors
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Lbs of Equipt. Donated
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Scholarships to Date

Meet Our Mentors

Our magnificent mentors are the reason why our students succeed!
Akira Mitchell

Akira Mitchell

Program and Event Director
Akira went to USFSP for Entrepreneurship and was an intern at Tampa Bay WaVE for 3 years before taking over TechStart. She has transformed the organization to benefit more kids, on a thinner budget, and is the only employee.
Mark Carpenter

Mark Carpenter

Mark looks like a rough and tough kinda guy. Once you put him in front of the kids, he’s a soft and gentle seahorse whom aims to please.
Page Thomas

Page Thomas

Paige is a beautiful designer whom has helped out TechStart multiple times. Her fun and bubbly personality shows the kids its ok to have fun while you create beautiful work.
Cliff Belliveau

Cliff Belliveau

Designated mentor of Sulphur Springs for 2 years, Cliff has clearly shown he’s not afraid to loose some personal time to get down into the code with the kids.

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