Entrepreneurship

Low start up costs, incredible talent pool, and a local network of support and suppliers are just a few of the reasons Innovation Coast is the place for entrepreneurs to start and grow their businesses.

Our homegrown, internationally-known tech stars, including AppRiver and IHMC, prove that you don't have to be in California or Seattle to reach the pinnacle of success.

Our low cost of doing business includes no corporate income tax on limited partnerships or subchapter S-corporations, no state personal income tax, no state-level property tax assessed, and no property tax on business inventories and goods-in-transit for up to 180 days, among others.

Ranked #71 for the cost of doing business by Forbes, the Pensacola region's progressive legislation ensures that it will remain a magnet for existing and expanding businesses.