Florida’s 55-and-up population is growing and so is the number of seniors launching businesses.
Sage Offutt started her paddleboard business at the age of 11 with a $5,000 loan from her parents, which she paid back in 17 days.
The incentives packages are being sought through Enterprise Florida, the state's business recruitment and retention arm, under the code name "Project Suede."
Port Tampa Bay released a report that shows it contributes $17.2 billion in economic impact to the region, which grew from the $15 billion reported in 2013.
Southwest Florida veterans can apply now for the second installment of the Veterans Florida Entrepreneurship Program.