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Mark Sharpe

Executive DirectorSoaring City !p

Tampa/St. Petersburg, Florida Area

Member Since June 2022


Business Model Innovation
Innovation & Growth


Mark Sharpe is the Chief Potential Officer of Soaring City !P, he is a former public official who has spent 30 years at the intersection of Entrepreneurship and Public Policy.

Published content

Rise of the robots, AI, and the human partnership


How will America successfully bring manufacturing and production back to its shores at the very moment our working population is in decline?

The power of connections


Communities across the nation are learning the lessons derived from pioneers such as North Carolina’s Research Triangle, St. Louis’s Cortex District, and Philadelphia’s uCity Square.

Can Tampa Bay serve as a guide for restoring the American Dream?


Taking a page from communities like Buffalo, New York; Charlotte, North Carolina; St. Louis; Detroit; and many, many other emerging innovation districts, we have learned that the secret sauce to retaining talent is creating a place where people want to live, work, and play.  

Company details

Soaring City !p

Company bio

Soaring City !P is an inclusive 501(c)3 non-profit innovation ecosystem developer and institute offering services and resources to entrepreneurs, artists, and community builders through a neighborhood and network of virtual and physical community spaces, places, and programs.


Social impact & nonprofit

Area of focus

Social Innovation
Innovation Management

Company size

2 - 10

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